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How Have Cubs Fared in Inaugural Years?

Will Cubs have success in Obama years? (AP)

If the inauguration of Barack Obama as the nation's 44th president is a precursor to the play of typical Cubs teams during inaugural years, what can be expected of the 2009 club?

It is not likely that any member of the 2009 Chicago Cubs cares one way or the other about how previous Cubs teams have fared under former presidents in their inaugural years. But if we may look back in time instead of to the future just this once, we would find that typically the Cubs have not fared well in inaugural years. In 2005, after George W. Bush was elected to a second term, the Cubs... Recommended Stories

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