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Application to Root for the White Sox

I really don’t have a choice, do I?

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Chicago White Sox Fan Club. Due to an unprecedented volume of requests, we are currently processing only fan conversion registrations for Chicago Cubs fans. Conversion requests from other teams will be accepted once all Cubs requests are processed. We expect this to take a number of weeks based on the current backlog of requests.

Please take a few moments to fill out the conversion form below to help us get to know you better and prescribe any required counseling to recover from your previous fan experience.

Name: ______________________________
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Address: _________________________________________________________
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1. Please indicate the last time you watched the Chicago Cubs win the World Series:
[ ] 1908 (Please leave this form at the front desk of your nursing home)
[ ] Have never witnessed this event

2. Please indicate your favorite moments in Cubs history: (Check all that apply)
[ ] Ron Santo finishing career with White Sox
[ ] The College of Coaches in the early ’60s
[ ] Lee Smith grooving a fastball to Steve Garvey in game 4 of the 1984 NLCS
[ ] Brant Brown dropping a fly ball in 1998 which forced a 1 game playoff with the Giants
[ ] Grounder goes between Leon Durham’s legs during game 5 of 1984 NLCS
[ ] Steve Bartman interfering with foul ball during game 6 of 2003 NLCS
[ ] Don Kessinger finishing career with White Sox
[ ] Leo Durocher’s AWOL visit to his son’s Military School during 1969 pennant run
[ ] Black cat running in front of Ron Santo during critical 1969 series in Shea Stadium
[ ] Future Hall of Famer Greg Maddox not tendered offer and signs with Atlanta Braves
[ ] Atlanta Braves featuring Greg Maddox sweep Cubs out of 1998 playoffs
[ ] San Francisco Giants featuring former Cub pitcher Rick “Big Daddy” Reuschel knock Cubs out of 1989 playoffs
[ ] Don Young dropping the fly ball in 1969
[ ] Mark Grace not tendered offer by Cubs, signs with Diamondback and wins World Series
[ ] Manager Lee Elia’s profanity filled tirade at beginning of 1983 season
[ ] Sammy Sosa getting caught using a corked bat during 2003 season
[ ] Cubs blow 8 game late August lead and finish 8 games behind 1969 Mets
[ ] Cubs reliever Dickie Noles drinks full case of beer and attacks Cincinnati police after game

3. Reasons you believe the Cubs have not won a World Series since 1908: (Check all that apply)
[ ] The curse of the goat
[ ] Poor managing
[ ] The curse of the goat
[ ] Poor pitching
[ ] The curse of the goat
[ ] Poor hitting
[ ] The curse of the goat
[ ] Poor defense
[ ] The curse of the goat
[ ] Bad calls by umpires
[ ] The curse of the goat

4. Have you experienced any of the following after another inevitable Cubs loss: (Check all that apply)
[ ] Headache
[ ] Uncontrollable anger
[ ] Heartache
[ ] Holes punched in doors or walls
[ ] Nausea
[ ] Smashed TV Screens
[ ] Depression
[ ] Avoided White Sox and Cardinals fans for days

5. Is October your least favorite time of year?
[ ] Yes [ ] No

6. Are you tired of saying, “Wait til next year?ج

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