Chicago Sports A Fifty Year Love Affair by Chris Papas

By Chris Papas

sooner or later in everyones lifestyles we are touched by way of a favourite game, participant or activities staff. “CHICAGO activities A FIFTY yr LOVE AFFAIR” is a compilation of fifty years of fan hood. None folks can deny the buzz and pleasure we adventure cheering for our groups. This publication bargains the original chance to rouse stories, and re-live occasions.
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no matter if you glance through my Irish/Italian eyes, or the eagerness within the Greek eyes of Chris, we're simply…proud Chicago lovers. This awesome e-book covers fifty years of that fan hood. The anticipation, the thrills, and convinced the heartaches are all in there. The booklet is full of enjoyable proof, information, and private memories. those tales create an engaging combine for the activities fan and minutiae buff…Actor, comic, and Chicago Fan-By: Tom Dreesen

This is a good and heartfelt account of a existence “in the trenches” as a Chicago activities fan. They’re a hardy resilient breed, coming again for extra although they recognize they’re prone to event extra heartbreak than happiness. Chris Papas is a superb spokesman for them.
By: Dan McGrath, Chicago Tribune

This booklet captures the essence of what it ability to be a real Chicago activities fan. From the enjoyment and heartbreak of following the Chicago Cubs, to the attract and the angst that come from each year believing n the Chicago Bears, Bulls and White Sox, this can be a real standpoint from a life-long observer.
By: Fred Mitchell, Chicago Tribune

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