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Another Year, Another Picture with Southpaw

There are some traditions that get better year by year and then some that get a little more ridiculous each year.  I think my tradition of taking a picture with the Chicago White Sox mascot, Southpaw probably falls under the latter. 

Every April I make it to the South Side of Chicago for the very first game of the year.  I meet the same group of guys and we always talk about our concerns for the upcoming season. 

Before the game, I walk into the White Sox merchandise store to see all the new designs in sweatshirts, hats, jackets and jerseys.  I always think about buying a jersey, but then change my mind when I see the 3 digit price tag. 

I always have a hot dog with grilled onions and usually an ice cream cone.  This year it was so cold at the park, I skipped the hot dog and went boneless chicken wings instead.  Not sure, why 38 degree temperatures changed my main course, but not the dessert.

The Sox won the game, which they've done the last six seasons.  Hopefully that tradition will continue.




 


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