April 11, 2012 12:00 AM
Early Wednesday morning, an ad appeared on Craigslist with the title: “RELIEF PITCHERS WANTED: CHICAGO CUBS (WRIGLEY FIELD)”
The ad goes on to say:
The Chicago National League Baseball Club (“Cubs”) is seeking relief pitchers to help fill several vacancies in its bullpen, effective immediately.
No Major League Baseball experience is required for these positions, and there is no minimum age limit. However, qualified candidates must:
* Throw a ball a distance of 60 ft., 6 in. * Throw strikes, preferably more often than balls. * Be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word. * Spit and scratch. * Assist with groundskeeping during rain delays, and perform light housework for starting pitchers as needed. * Not answer to the surnames “Marmol,” “Wood” or “Broglio.”
This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. In 2012, the Chicago Cubs were proudly named number 29 in Fortune magazine’s list of “Best Major League Teams to Pitch For,” for the third consecutive year.
Significant travel is required for this position "
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