5 Reasons Chicago Cubs Will Be Contenders in 2013

August 13, 2012 by  

Chicago Cubs fans have gotten too accustomed to the phrase “There’s always next year.” A fanbase that starts each offseason with so much promise and optimism gets sorely disappointed come August.

A couple years ago a Cardinals fan asked me if I knew what Cubs stood for. I politely said a cub is a baby bear. She replies, “Cubs stands for completely useless by September.”

As offended as I was, I couldn’t help but see the truth in that. The Cubs typically aren’t in the discussion come September.

The last time they were was in 2003. We all know how that turned out.

This year’s slogan for the Cubs is “It’s a way of life.” (perBleacher Report - Chicago Cubs
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