As the World Series winds down and baseball gets ready for its winter break, all eyes will soon turn to 2010. Mine will too, as I'll be watching to see how Mark McGwire will be welcomed back into baseball. Let me state for the record right now, I am NOT a Cardinals fan, never have and never will. I just had my half-century birthday and as for long as I can remember I have, and will always be a Chicago Cubs fan. When St. Louis announced that Tony La Russa will return for one more year as their manager, I wasn't surprised, not did I really care. But when they announced that they had fired McRae as their batting coach and hired Big Mac, I cheered. The baseball strike hurt me as much as it did the MLB. All my life I was a serious baseball card collector. In fact I had one room in my house th ...
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Article written by Jimmy Beasley Sr