The Chicago Cubs and the ‘March Madness’ bracket
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Chicago Cubs: Mesa Region
- 1 seed Ryne Sandberg vs. 16 seed Pat Malone
- 8 seed Bob Rush vs. 9 seed Lon Warneke
- 5 seed Billy Herman vs. 12 seed Aramis Ramirez
- 4 seed Mark Grace vs. 13 seed Bill Lange
- 6 seed Carlos Zambrano vs. 11 seed Woody English
- 3 seed Rick Reuschel vs. 14 seed Frank Schulte
- 7 seed Jimmy Ryan vs. 10 seed Andy Pafko
- 2 seed Sammy Sosa vs. 15 seed Dick Ellsworth
In the Mesa Region, Ryno reigns over the bracket as the top seed with Slammin’ Sammy as the 2 seed in the bottom half of the bracket. Other notables include more modern Cubs Ramirez, Grace, and Zambrano.
Reuschel, one of the most underrated Cubs of all time, is the 3 seed in the region and could make some noise if Sosa can’t be forgiven. Reuschel boasts 214 career wins (135 with the Cubs) and finished third in the 1977 Cy Young race as a 20 win All-Star with the Cubs.