Cubs fans have to appreciate end

CHICAGO -- Every year they hold Fan Appreciation Day on the last home game of the season at Wrigley Field. It's a good idea. Usually, the fans really appreciate when the season is over.

This year, it's no different. The players, the front office staff, the media, Len and Bob, the vendors making half as much as they did three years ago, everyone's happy to turn the page on this season.

The 2011 season will go down in the history books as one of the worst in Cubs history, from the regular fundamental miscues to the end of Carlos Zambrano's Cubs career to the demise of Jim Hendry's tenure.

Ah, who am I kidding? This is the Cubs. There are a lot of terrible seasons to go around. Wait 'til next year for another one.

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