Twelve Days

It is hard to believe it is December 25th and there is only a week left in the year. The Cubs Convention is around the corner, pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on February 14th and Opening Day at Wrigley is just 97 days away….the 2008 season will be here before we know it.

Merry Christmas from everyone here at the CCO!!!! Here is a little twist to an old favorite…. On the first day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Kosuke Fukudome

On the second day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the third day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Three Athletic Outfielders

Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the fourth day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Four Salary Dumps

Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the fifth day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Five Golden Starters

Four Salary Dumps
Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the sixth day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Six Roster Replacements

Five Golden Starters
Four Salary Dumps
Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the seventh day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Seven Hard Throwing Relievers

Six Roster Replacements
Five Golden Starters
Four Salary Dumps
Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the eighth day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Eight Position Players

Seven Hard Throwing Relievers
Six Roster Replacements
Five Golden Starters
Four Salary Dumps
Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the ninth day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Nine Mark DeRosas

Eight Position Players
Seven Hard Throwing Relievers
Six Roster Replacements
Five Golden Starters
Four Salary Dumps
Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the tenth day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Ron Santo in the Broadcast Booth

Nine Mark DeRosas
Eight Position Players
Seven Hard Throwing Relievers
Six Roster Replacements
Five Golden Starters
Four Salary Dumps
Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the eleventh day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Eleven More Wins than the Season Before

Ron Santo in the Broadcast Booth
Nine Mark DeRosas
Eight Position Players
Seven Hard Throwing Relievers
Six Roster Replacements
Five Golden Starters
Four Salary Dumps
Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome

On the twelfth day of Christmas
Jim Hendry gave to Lou:
Twelve Healthy Pitchers

Eleven More Wins than the Year Before
Ron Santo in the Broadcast Booth
Nine Mark DeRosas
Eight Position Players
Seven Hard Throwing Relievers
Six Roster Replacements
Five Golden Starters
Four Salary Dumps
Three Athletic Outfielders
Two Former Orioles
and Kosuke Fukudome