Abused White Sox Fan Looking for a New Team

Larrylambert
4 min readJun 18, 2024

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I’ve rooted for both the White Sox and Cubs for better than 60 years. Some fans say you can’t root for both Chicago teams. My response is, “Who made you fan god? Who are you to tell me who I can and can’t root for?”

When I was a kid, I wanted a team to root for in both the American and National League. And since I lived in the Chicago suburbs the Cubs and White Sox were natural choices. Plus, WGN carried a ton of both Cubs and White Sox games, so I became familiar with both teams and their lack of winning.

Hall of famer, Jack Brickhouse, called both Sox and Cubs games, so if Jack could root for both teams, I figure I can too. But the Sox have been insufferable for some time now. It’s not just the losses it’s the attitude towards fans. I’m considering pulling my fan interest to another AL team. Maybe I need to put a personal ad out on the internet to know my AL fan status is up for grabs. It could go something like this:

AL Fan looking for a new rooting interest: Abused AL baseball fan looking for a new team. New team must at least act like they actually care about winning. Team need not spend money wildly but must show at least a modicum of intelligence in player selection and development. Related to this, condition of upper management employment shouldn’t be…

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Larrylambert

You probably don't know my name, but have likely seen my work. I've written for numerous syndicated cartoon strips and my gags have appeared in national pubs.