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The Cubs and Sox kick off the 2011 campaign today, but the Tribune takes a look at a legendary Mets player. More to the point, a mythical Met, the infamous Sidd Finch, who had a 168-mph fastball, and pitched with one shoe off. (Tribune)
Alderman Brendan Reilly continues his war on horses, and the carriages they pull. (Sun-Times)
Follow the money: The financial of Emanuel, Burke, and unions intersect. (Tribune)
Grant Achtaz’s new restaurant could open next week. (NY Times)
Louis Farakkhan blames Jews and demons for forcing President Obama to bomb Libya. Also, he called Ghaddafi his “brother.” (Tribune)