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CHICAGO SPORTS A FIFTY YEAR LOVE AFFAIR- My book is a compilation of the sports achievements from the most talented athletes and teams that passed through the Chicago landscape. As a Chicago fan, I was the fortunate one, the recipient of their success. Our teams had some of the greatest players of all time, and let's not forget the brilliant announcers that spun each game with enthusiasm. There were none better than the likes of our own Jack Brickhouse and Harry Caray.From childhood through adulthood, they captured my heart and mind... Author: Chris Papas Whether you look through my Irish/Italian eyes, or the passion in the Greek eyes of Chris, we are simply proud Chicago fans. This terrific book covers fifty years of that fan hood. The anticipation, the thrills, and yes the heartaches are all in there.The book is filled with fun facts, statistics, and personal recollections. These stories create an interesting mix for the sports fan and trivia buff... Foreward By: Tom Dreesen This book captures the essence of what it means to be a true Chicago sports fan. From the joy and heartbreak of following the Chicago Cubs, to the allure and angst that come from annually believing in the Chicago Bears, Bulls and White Sox, this is a genuine perspective from a life-long observer... Fred Mitchell, Chicago Tribune This is an honest and heartfelt account of a life "in the trenches"as a Chicago sports fan. They're a hardy, resilient breed, coming back for more even though they know they're likely to experience more heartbreak than happiness. Chris Papas is an excellent spokesman for them. Dan McGrath, Chicago Tribune This book is also available in paper back.