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I think that was an episode of Chicago PD...
Re: Yeah, but at least it goes in the W column. -- Russ Walden Post Reply Top of thread Forum

Posted by: LateForLunch ®

09/13/2021, 18:01:51

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...where a case is resolved, but in a very messy, less-than-ideal way (they got the bad actors) a detective asks about an antique, framed letter "W" hanging in the commander's office - it's explained that an old MLB team (I think it was the Indians, not the Cubs) would post it on the scoreboard visible from the street, so passers-by would know that they had won their last game. Whatever the manner or margin of victory, the "W" was posted  nonetheless. 

Modified by LateForLunch at Mon, Sep 13, 2021, 18:29:08

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