Posts tagged "dale sveum"

Dioner Navarro Becomes First Player Ever to Order Portillo's While Rounding Third

Dioner Navarro Becomes First Player Ever to Order Portillo's While Rounding Third
CHICAGO – Baseball history was made at U.S. Cellular Field late Monday night when Chicago Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro became the first Major League Baseball player to order food while rounding third base. The situation arose in the top of the 8th inning of a 2-2 ballgame.  Luis Valbuena stroked a go-ahead double into left-center... Read more »

Bud Selig Implements Baseball's First Welfare Program; Lets Two Cubs into All-Star Game

Bud Selig Implements Baseball's First Welfare Program; Lets Two Cubs into All-Star Game
NEW YORK- In an unprecedented move, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig passed a new law that would provide welfare to teams that underperform during the regular season.  This new ‘Welfare Act’, as it was described by Selig, will give much needed assistance to bad teams in the form of food vouchers, health care benefits, cash or multiple... Read more »

Cubs to Comfort White Sox After Blown Save; Vow to be Swept

Cubs to Comfort White Sox After Blown Save; Vow to be Swept
Cubs players sat in their locker room prior to a Sunday night tilt with the Boston Red Sox.  Their eyes were not fixated on game sheets or scouting reports…the Cubs were watching the Chicago White Sox blow a late lead to the Los Angeles Dodgers. And boy, did it sting. “It’s gonna be really tough... Read more »
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"I Can't Wait for My Birthday Party at Chuck E. Cheese!" by Tony Campana

"I Can't Wait for My Birthday Party at Chuck E. Cheese!" by Tony Campana
(The following is a copy of an e-mail sent by Tony Campana to potential attendees of his birthday party on Wednesday night.) “Hey guys!  What’s up? I’m doin’ great.  As you know, I’m turning seven on Wednesday.  Now, I know, some of you older folks were probably thinking of a club…some pub…maybe even some beer and... Read more »

Robin Ventura Feels Bad for Cubs; Leaves Handle of BP Cup for Team at Wrigley

Robin Ventura Feels Bad for Cubs; Leaves Handle of BP Cup for Team at Wrigley
(The following is a note that was left on the door of Dale Sveum’s office at Wrigley Field.  Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura after the White Sox swept the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.) “Hey, what’s up Dale.  I’m really sorry about this weekend.  I know this might not be consolation, but…I just thought you should... Read more »

Carlos Marmol Inducted Into Crappy Cubs Closer Hall of Fame

Carlos Marmol Inducted Into Crappy Cubs Closer Hall of Fame
CHICAGO – In 1975, Donald Knowles and Oscar Zamora had an idea that would solidify their place in Chicago Cubs history. After combining for 25 saves and yielding a combined ERA of 5.47, Zamora and Knowles founded the CCHOF (The Crappy Cubs Closer Hall of Fame). “I was coming off three straight world championships in... Read more »
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