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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019

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On his latest podcast, Emanuel sat down with fellow Democrat and lobbed a few questions about the incoming governor’s Chicagoness. Emanuel asked Pritzker about his preferred baseball team, Cubs vs. Sox, and softball size — 12-inch or 16-inch.

The governor-elect said “16 inch” before offering: “Cubs … but I’m for all teams in Illinois.”

* Today…



* Also today…



That’s how it’s done, governor.

Go Sox.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

18 Comments
  1. - Leatherneck - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 1:30 pm:

    “The governor-elect said “16 inch” before offering: “Cubs … but I’m for all teams in Illinois.”

    I’m assuming he’s not a fan of what I call “honorary Illinois teams”: the Cardinals and Blues.


  2. - DuPage Saint - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 1:30 pm:

    At least she didn’t say she would cheer them on at Cominsky Park


  3. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 1:38 pm:

    ===Cominsky Park ===

    I’ve heard it pronounced that way for years. People got on Obama for saying that, but it’s fairly common.


  4. - I Miss Bentohs - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 1:57 pm:

    Obama, Lightfoot, Miller ….

    I rest my case for the Sox


  5. - Amalia - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 1:58 pm:

    He can pronounce it any way he wants….let’s hear from White Sox fan Obama on this series.


  6. - Back to the Future - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 2:00 pm:

    Nobody is perfect.
    Go Sox.


  7. - So_Ill - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 2:39 pm:

    So we have Pritzker (sort of), Durbin, Hillary Clinton, Rahm, Blago in the Cubs camp.

    Obama, Madigan, Daley’s, Cullerton, Quinn, Lightfoot in the Sox camp.

    Who am I forgetting>


  8. - Amalia - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 2:42 pm:

    Preckwinkle….Sox


  9. - Bourbon Street - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 2:44 pm:

    Yet another reason I’m glad I voted for Pritzker (banned punctuation)

    Go Cubs


  10. - Whatever - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 2:44 pm:

    ==one of the best rivalries in sports.==

    At best, a distant third behind Yankees-Red Sox and Cubs-Cardinals, but that goes to show just how much better she handled the question than the Governor.


  11. - So_Ill - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 2:53 pm:

    ==one of the best rivalries in sports.==

    This is just absurd. It’s probably not in the top 50 best sports rivalries.


  12. - Dude - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 2:55 pm:

    Go to youtube . . . . .Bill Burr destroys the Cubs. Crushing, and beautiful for all Sox fans.


  13. - lakeside - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 3:44 pm:

    ==On his latest podcast, Emanuel…===

    I’ve never been so glad to have 0 knowledge of a thing existing.


  14. - njt - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 3:46 pm:

    ==This is just absurd. It’s probably not in the top 50 best sports rivalries.==

    I’d put most, if not all, college football ahead. Nothing quite like rivalry week in the fall.

    The crosstown distinction does make it unique like other cities, not sure about best.


  15. - theCardinal - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 3:52 pm:

    For me the Sox will always be playing at Comiskey Park…call the field what ever the highest bidder wants. Speaking of that maybe the next Highest bidder will be one of the Recreational weed Cos.


  16. - MG85 - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 3:57 pm:

    Go Cubs Go.


  17. - Cook County commoner - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 5:23 pm:

    The correct answer regarding softball would have been: ” There’s a 12 inch ball?”


  18. - Leatherneck - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 9:43 pm:

    - DuPage Saint - Wednesday, Jun 19, 19 @ 1:30 pm:

    At least she didn’t say she would cheer them on at Cominsky Park
    ——————

    Or said she’d cheer them on at “Wrigley Stadium.”


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