I didn’t think they would.

  • Artist: Mr. Beany’s Bitty Band
  • Album: Christmas 2016
  • Track: 18
  • Year: 2016
  • Title: I didn’t think they would.
  • Album Artist: Mr. Beany’s Bitty Band
  • Composer: Traditional
  • Poet: S.W. Black

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The Cubs they won that little game
I didn’t think they would.
They played their best once again
and they wacked it with their wood.
They used their bats on the small balls
and they ran on to home.
That’s as much as I know
of baseball, but it’s how it goes.

I think baseball is a game
and it makes a lot of buck
and the bucks they don’t stop
until they’ve gone to the top
to select the best players
they fight really with tooth and nail
but I suppose that’s how it goes.
It’s capitalism’s woes.

I thought that the Cubs would not win
but hey, you know, they did.
I’ve been betting on their loss
since I was a little kid.
It was easy, you know
because they’ve always lost the games
but today I’ve lost my shirt
so that is why I complain.

But you know that so many people
wanted to see them
win a game once in their lifetimes
since they were just a kid.
They’ve often wanted to watch games
and that is how it goes.
They love the Cubs for some reason
or that’s what I suppose.

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