Talking Heads should be playing when Joe Maddon walks into the Addison Street bar, because the Cubs and their new hipster manager saw this opportunity as once in a lifetime.
The Cubs will be following the standard playbook in professional sports by firing one guy and swinging in a completely different direction with Joe Maddon.
No one will remember how Joe Maddon got the job as long as he wins big at Wrigley Field.
An offseason that already promised the potential for big splashes will get one if – when? – the Cubs land Joe Maddon.