On This Day in 1998: Sosa Hits 64th and 65th Bombs

On September 23, 1998, Chicago Cubs OF Sammy Sosa, after surpassing Roger Maris's single-season record of 61 bombs, clubbed his 64th and 65th home runs of the year during their 8-7 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers (fuck the Brewers). These dingers would tie him with Mark McGwire of the rival St. Louis Cardinals for the…

On This Day in 1930: Babe Ruth Becomes Highest-Paid MLB Player of His Time

Since I don't have it in me to write up a 2018 Cubs season preview this week, I am inaugurating a series of baseball history posts that are easy for lazy bloggers to research and schedule ahead of time. On March 8, 1930, legendary player Babe Ruth became the highest-paid player up to that point…