This will mean next to nothing for most people. Indeed, those self-same "most people" are welcome to blithely skip on by. But according to the official Roberts Rules of Order on a "point of personal privilege," it notes that when your fave team has gone 108 years without winning a World Series, you're granted a little leeway.
The #2 minor league prospect on the Chicago Cubs is a third-baseball named Kris Bryant. Since he was drafted out of college only last year, he's been playing in the Double-A league this his first season, before being considered ready to move up. The question with any young draftee, of course, is how will he adjust to professional ball. Is the player just hype, or the real deal. But after just a mere 68 games this year, Bryant had already hit 22 home runs and driven in 58 RBIs -- and though a power hitter, was hitting a remarkable .355. It was so terrific, in fact, that this week the Cubs announced they were already promoting him to their Triple-A affiliate in Iowa, the highest stop before the majors.
So, how did Kris Bryant adjust there?
Here he is in his first game. The heading sort of gives it away, but still...
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Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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