“17-5,” by Stuart Shea

In case you missed it, the Chicago Cubs obliterated the St. Louis Cardinals a couple nights ago.  I didn’t watch the entirety of the game, but I did check in on it periodically on the restaurant’s television, where we indulged in tacos the other night.  Seeing the score go from 4-0 to 7-2 to 9-2 was a fairly surprising–and amusing–sight.  This morning, I found even more amusement upon the discover of this short poem by Stuart Shea on Bardball.com.

~

Even Cubbie achievements
Can cause Cubbie blues.
They scored 17 runs–
Did they win or lose?

Sports Illustrated


One Comment on ““17-5,” by Stuart Shea”

  1. steve says:

    What makes the score even more improbable to me is that the game was not at Wrigley Field.


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