Wildcard Wednesday: “You don’t have to be a brain surgeon to operate on the brain.”

Happy Wednesday! Yesterday marked yet another heart-breaker for the Cubs, but we are going to forget about that. Here’s hoping another Chicago sports team playing a certain game in a certain East coast city makes it easy.’Til we find out about that, here is your weekly Wednesday randomness.

Links

Another excellent piece from over at And Counting. It even references “The McLaughlin Group.” WIN.

VBL blogger extraordinaire John Leonard does a disturbingly good job of keeping tabs on drafted Valley League alums.

Relief pitcher conundrums confronted! Pretty much all I have to say to this is, Amen.

…And, look! Here is a random old photograph!

This day in history:

-Charles Dickens passed away. (1870)

-Honus Wagner became the second player in history to record 3,000 hits. (1914)

-A record litter of 23 puppies was born to a foxhound named Lena in Pennsylvania. (1944)

-The New York Giants’ Mel Ott became the first manager to be ejected from both games of a double-header. (1946)

-The Minnesota Twins set a Major League record by hitting six home runs in one inning. (1966)

Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th home run. (2008)

One last thing for my Chicago bretheren:

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