Come to Think of It: The Chicago Cubs Decade In Review

Posted: 31st December 2009 by Bob Warja in MLB
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The 2000Æs were a roller coaster of a decade for Cubs fans. From the excitement of the 2003 playoffs and the 97 win season in 2008, to the disappointment of the Bartman-led collapse and the futile effort against the Dodgers, there were many ups and downs. á While my distinguished colleague Tab Bamford anoints the decade as the worst one ever for Cubs fans, I say that while it was definately gut wrenching and heart breaking, it was certainly notable. á And hey, my friend, it's the Cubs, did you really expect them to win anything of significance? á Overall, the Cubs had a losing decade. á Theirárecord during the past decade was 727 - 741.á They had three division championships: 2003, 2007 and 2008. á The decade saw Ryne Sandberg being enshrined in baseballÆs Hall of Fame, and the n ...

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