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Old 09-19-16, 04:00 PM
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Cubs' second baseman commutes to ballpark

Ben Zobrist rode his bike to work sporting full Cubs uniform and PF Flyers | FOX Sports
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Old 09-19-16, 04:15 PM
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That is a karma-builder right there, respect
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Old 09-19-16, 05:33 PM
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All ready to ride to work and bring about the apocalypse!
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He's pretty brave riding around there.
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Sweet! Goes to show you for a 1mi commute any bike will work, even a beach cruiser
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All ready to ride to work and bring about the apocalypse!
Yep, this could be it.
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https://sports.yahoo.com/ben-zobrist...200251192.html

I see Zobrist seen again riding his bike to the ballgame. I have to note a couple of the comments .

1. That he wasn't wearing a helmet
2. That he's doing it because public transpo is so pathetic.

He's pretty brave doing that in Chicago, shooting capital of the Midwest.
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If He Played for the Blackhawks and commuted to work ,
on a bicycle,
in the Hockey - Winter season, that would be Impressive.





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Kind of odd to do it in uniform. I guess he is intending to make a statement. Or draw attention to himself.
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Kind of odd to do it in uniform. I guess he is intending to make a statement. Or draw attention to himself.
or hes having fun.
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Or he's out of clean street clothes...
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He's pretty brave doing that in Chicago, shooting capital of the Midwest.
I know, right?

I've been bike commuting on the mean streets of chicago nearly every workday for the last decade, and I get shot at least 2 or 3 times everytime I ride.
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Originally Posted by rubiconazoid View Post
https://sports.yahoo.com/ben-zobrist...200251192.html

I see Zobrist seen again riding his bike to the ballgame. I have to note a couple of the comments .

1. That he wasn't wearing a helmet
2. That he's doing it because public transpo is so pathetic.

He's pretty brave doing that in Chicago, shooting capital of the Midwest.
Yeah, it's so difficult to get to Wrigley on the L.

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Originally Posted by Steely Dan View Post
I know, right?

I've been bike commuting on the mean streets of chicago nearly every workday for the last decade, and I get shot at least 2 or 3 times everytime I ride.
You must be brave too........kudos

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You should ride in a baseball uniform, then everybody will be impressed
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You should ride in a baseball uniform, then everybody will be impressed
the magic number currently stands at 8.

i certainly don't want to jinx anything.

not at this precarious juncture.
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I had to look up magic number
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I rode through Wrigleyville during a game and lots of people gave me shouts of encouragement from the surrounding bars. It was my only time riding in Chicago and I loved it. I need to do that again. It's crowded on the bike path around Lincoln Park but still a lot of fun, and actually not crowded at all once you go south towards Science and Industry past all the other museums.
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When Dylan Bundy was still a fresh-out-of-high-school prospect the Orioles made him stop commuting by bike because he was too valuable to their future to risk injury like that. I hear these days they're asking him to consider sky diving into the ballpark every day.

I kid. He's probably only a year away from being traded to the Cubs for a tub of chewing gum and a mismatched sock and two years away from winning the Cy Young Award. (No, I don't have any lingering bitterness about Jake Arrietta. Why do you ask?)
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I know there was some behind-the-scenes salary stuff involved, but it still surprises me that Arrieta chose to leave the Cubs to go be the third-best pitcher on the Phillies.

Unrelated, the best things to happen to the Cubs this year was Darvish going to the DL, and trading for Hamels so that POS Chatwood could get booted out of the rotation.

I still have no idea why they signed either of those guys.
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A ball player actually breaking a sweat in his uniform for once
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