Whoa, there, they haven't won a World Series yet and none for 100 years. But Lou said he feels this team can become the Red Sox and Yankees of the National League in the coming years. In other words, a dominant team.
"Chicago is a major city," Lou said. "I've said, and I told (GM) Jim Hendry this, and I've told (chairman) Crane Kenney this, 'This team here should dominate the National League Central the way the Yankees and Red Sox have dominated the American League,'" Lou and the champagne were talking tonight. "And that's not to take anythying away from the teams in our division, because they're all good, competitive teams, and they've got good ownership, and they're well managed.