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Opening Day (a day definitely deserving of capital letters, at least around my house) on the North Side of Chicago saw the Cubs dedicate a statue of Hall of Fame first baseman/shortstop Ernie Banks. Nice. And the engraving on the base trumpeted Ernie's oft-spoken joyous phrase, "Lets play two." Uh-oh. Thousands of fans, to say nothing of all Chicago news outlets, caught it, and it was picked up by national sports stations on TV and radio. Funny, I suppose, but it sure made the Cubs and anyone involved look silly and took a little something away from the overall ceremony. Too bad, especially considering the apostrophe was added the next day in less than 30 minutes. It sure doesn't take much to take the greatness out of a great job.

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