It only seems apt to run the weekly Stray Cast here online.
Afterall, this Web log is named for Stray Cast, which has snapped off the end of the outdoors column in the Sun-Times on Wednesdays since April 2, 2003.
So we start with today's:
Vinny Del Negro is like a fish just caught by a member of the Illinois Smallmouth Alliance. Ron Santo, unfortunately, is like a perch caught at Navy Pier.