Giving Thanks: To Jim Hendry, Cubs GM

Posted: 26th November 2009 by Marco Radenkovich in MLB
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The 2003 season changed Cubs' fans lives forever. We all know about Steve Bartman, Moises Alou, Alex Gonzalez, Mark Prior, and Dusty Baker in Game Six of the 2003 NLCS. Each of them had a role in the epic collapse, and each has left a sour taste in the mouths of Cubs fans.   The one man who nobody talks about is the GM at the time, Jim Hendry.   Hendry, who is sitting on a hot seat right now, has taken a lot of criticism in the past six months regarding the roster he put together. After back-to-back division championships, Hendry's 2009 Cubs "failed" by only winning 85 games and missing the playoffs.   New owner Tom Ricketts has closed the checkbook as of now, making Hendry's job a lot harder this offseason. Some have speculated that Hendry isn't here for long, but assuming ...

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