2006 Chicago Cubs Season
The Chicago Cubs' 2006 season was the 134th season for the Cubs. The team finished with a record of 66–96 in last place of the National League Central Division. Chicago was managed by Dusty Baker. The Cubs played at Wrigley Field.
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“Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs.”
—Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)
“An unlicked bear”
—Trans. by Johanna Prins.
Dutch expression meaning a boor: from the old belief that bear cubs are licked into shape by their mothers.
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—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)