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Ozzie On LeBron

Ozzie Guillen, who has an opinion on everything and who doesn’t hesitate to tell everyone who’ll listen (and some who won’t) what it is, weighs in on LeBron and why he thinks LeBron should come to Chicago:

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“Chicago,’’ Guillen said without hesitation. ’’C’mon, LeBron, please. New York, too many people in New York. New York, nobody will care about him. He’s just another guy in town. He’s not going to be bigger than Derek Jeter. So he’s No. 2 now. Maybe No. 3 behind [Jorge] Posada, then [Mariano] Rivera.’’

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Guillen lives in Miami in the offseason and used to have season tickets to Heat games. But he gave the thumbs-down on James going to Miami.

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‘’Miami, there are too many tourists there,’’ Guillen said. ‘’People go to Miami games on and off. Chicago is a real sports city.’’

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What if James stays in Cleveland?

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’’That’s his call,‘’ Guillen said. ’’Chicago will be very good for him. You want to see something very nice, you win in Chicago. There are a lot of special things. You win in New York, people are like, ‘All right, so, we got 26 championships in baseball.’ You win in Chicago, that’s something special. Ask the Blackhawks, ask the White Sox.

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‘’You win there, you’re special. Half the ‘85 Bears are dead, and they’re still rooting for them. Every ‘85 Bear goes out and eats for free every day.’’

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Oh, Ozzie, Ozzie, Ozzie. Half the ‘85 Bears are dead, but they all go out and eat for free every day? You can’t make this stuff up.

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But he’s right. Chicago winners are legendary. If LeBron comes here and wins titles, he’ll be remembered forever.