The Common Fan Sings

Join us in supporting 'The Common Fan Sings.' Do You remember the SHAWON-O-METER Dave Cihla, the inventor of the renowned poster displaying Shawon Dunston's historic batting average, carried his creation to more than 60 games in 1989. The Shawon-O-Meter's penetration into pop culture led to its inclusion at the Smithsonian Institution, National Baseball Hall of Fame, and the Chicago History Museum. "A lot of times, I'd be by myself - always in the left-field bleachers, I'd come kind of late, walk down the aisle, and people would be like, HEEY!!! It's the Shawon-O-Meter guy!!!" said Dave Cihla in "Cubbie Blues: 100 years of Waiting Till Next Year." To celebrate his commitment to the Cubs and the 20th Anniversary of his SHAWON-O-METER, Dave Cihla is campaigning to lead "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the Seventh Inning Stretch on June 12 at Wrigley Field. Can't Miss Press, publisher of Cubbie Blues: 100 Years of Waiting Till Next Year, supports Dave and his efforts to open this and other recognition opportunities for Cubs fans through his campaign, "The Common Fan Sings." Please join us in signing this petition.


Holy Cow! Can't Miss Press is a proud sponsor of The Common Fan Sings, a grassroots effort launched by Dave Cihla (co-creator of the Shawon-O-Meter) to let a regular Cubs fan sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the 7th inning stretch at Wrigley Field. Sign the petition to let Dave and other deserving Cubs fans carry on the tradition started by Harry Caray. "Cubbie Blues: 100 Years of Waiting Till Next Year" is a publication of Can't Miss Press. For purchase and other information, visit


To learn more about Dave Cihla and the Shawon-O-Meter, visit 'The Common Fan Sings' blog at


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    jerry huston, United States

    1 year ago Comments: let him sing...
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    Mike, United States

    4 years ago Comments: This is a great idea! I would rather hear REAL Cubs fans singing than the latest flavor of the month celebs who probaly couldnt care less about the Cubs. After you sing, I want to be next!
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    spbjmjz, Korea, Republic of

    5 years ago Comments: -
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