Headlines from Around The Continuum (October 14, 2015)

A sampling of baseball-related headlines from the Newseum, elsewhere, and occasionally some websites, with the occasional note from me on what they are talking about:

Headline: Cubs beat rival Cardinals, head to NLCS as America catches Cubs Fever

Chicago Tribune: HAVING A BLAST

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: KNOCKOUT PUNCH

Chicago Sun-Times (“Cubs Extra”): HOUSE PARTY

Redeye (Chicago): W (as in, it’s a big picture of the blue W flown after every Cubs win)

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, Ill.): W FLAG KEEPS FLYING

Springfield (Ill.) News-Leader: CARDINALS OUT

Daily Chronicle (Dekalb, Ill.): CUBS ADVANCE (This headline was also used elsewhere.)

Beacon-News (Aurora, Ill.): NO PLACE LIKE HOME (This headline was used with many other papers of the same chain.)

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.): Cubs finish off Cardinals, reach NLCS

News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.): They are good. Really.

Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review: Cubs roar into NLCS

Courier-News (Elgin, Ill.): A NEW BLUE FLU (on Cubs fans playing hooky early from work to watch game)

Journal Gazette (Mattoon, Ill.) CUBS WIN NLDS

Naperville (Ill.) Sun: SENIOR CUBS FAN SAYS IT’S THIS YEAR

Rockford (Ill.) Register Star: LOVIN’ THE LONG BALL

Lewiston (Idaho) Tribune: Cubs clinch at Wrigley

Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.): Schwarber, Cubs head to NLCS

The Times (Munster, Ind.): FLY THE W

South Bend (Ind.) Tribune: Moving on

Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, Ind.): IT’S CUBS IN 4 GAMES

The Hawk Eye (Burlington, Iowa): Bye, bye, birds

Des Moines Register: THAT’S HISTORY

Omaha World-Herald: A little history for Cubs

Arizona Republic (Phoenix): Cubs move one step closer to World Series

Panama City (FL) News-Herald: Young Cubs blast Cards, advance to NLCS

Sentinel-Record (Hot Springs, Arkansas): CUBS WIN (This headline was also used elsewhere.)

Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune: Cubs dispatch the Cardinals

St. Augustine (FL) Record: CUBS WIN DIVISION SERIES

Augusta (GA) Chronicle: CUBS MOVING ON

La Prensa (Managua, Nicaragua): Cachorros dejan atrás a Cardenales (“Cubs leave Cardinals behind”)

Primera Hora (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico): !Poder boricua! (“Puerto Rican Power!”, referring to Javier Baez’s home run)

El Nacional (Caracas, Venezuela): Hector Rondón sello el pase de Chicago (“Hector Rondon sealed the deal for Chicago.”)

 

Headline: Kershaw and Dodgers force Game 5

Daily News (Back page): KERSHES!

NY Post (Front): To live or die in LA

NY Post (Back): ‘SHAW SHANKED

Newsday (Back): ACED OUT

Los Angeles Times: Dodgers win, force Game 5

New York Times: Mets Strike Out, and It’s on to Game 5

Los Angeles Daily News: Turner, Dodgers win to bring series back to L.A.

La Opinion (LA): Kershaw salva a los Dodgers (“Kershaw saves Dodgers”)

The Record (Bergen County, NJ): Mets’ night ends in in frustration

Times Union (Albany, NY): Mets can’t close series out

Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA): ALIVE FOR FIVE

Republican-American (Waterbury, Conn.): METS LOSE

El Vigia (Ensenada, Mexico): Kershaw da vida Dodgers (“Kershaw gives Dodgers life”)

 

Headline: ALDS Game 5s Today

Kansas City Star: ROYALS WON’T HESITATE TO PULL JOHNNY CUETO

Dallas Morning News: Rangers turn to Cole

National Post (Toronto): ALL EYES ON STROMAN

Toronto Star: LET’S PLAY BALL!

St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press: BIG STAKES

Lufkin (TX) Daily News: Do or die!

Junction City (KS) Daily Union: It hinges on tonight: Royals prepare for Game 5

Salina (KS) Journal: ROYALS AT HOME!

Wichita Eagle: CUETO SET TO START GAME

American Press (Lake Charles, La.): NOW OR NEVER FOR ASTROS

 

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