Paul Sullivan: Chicago sports owners should be grateful to have such loyal fans of their consistently underperforming teams

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Chicago Tribune

During the final homestand of the season in early October, the Chicago Cubs left a special message in the outfield for some of their fans. “Chicago Cubs Season Ticket Holders” was etched into the grass in center field, surrounding a Cubs logo. “THANK YOU” read the message underneath. Thanking fans for being fans shouldn’t be that hard. But the Cubs’ ill-advised decision to specifically thank season ticket holders instead of all fans who follow the team was an indication they don’t fully understand how good they have it in Chicago. On this Thanksgiving Day, the Cubs and the rest of our professi…

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