It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the October of hope, the November of despair.
For this writer, anyways.
You see, I’m a northeastern Ohio guy now living in Chicago. I adopted the Cubs as my No. 2 club when I moved here in 2010, because I have a long history of supporting under-performing teams. Let’s not forget that as recently as 2012, the Cubs won only 61 games — the second-worst record in the majors that year.
But the Cleveland Indians have been my No. 1 since…