The excitement cannot be contained. We’re really going to get to meet our grampa. He’ll be at Redsfest. I mean, we’ve met before. But that was when he was in a rotten mood then. Hopefully we catch him after his morning coffee when he’s had time to read the newspaper and take a shit. Hopefully he’ll be in a better mood then.
And yes, we are creepy fuckers. Who didn’t know that.
But this weekend, at Redsfest; Lou Piniella will be on display for all his fans. And even if he is the manager of the Cubbies, we’ll always remember him kicking dirt on an umpire who scorned him when we were growing up and first falling in love with the sport (late 80s).