Posts tagged "Wrigley Field"

Wrigley Field Bleachers Open After Ceremonial First 'Bro Brawl'

Wrigley Field Bleachers Open After Ceremonial First 'Bro Brawl'
CHICAGO – Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts was excited Monday to reveal the newly finished left field bleachers at Wrigley Field. “It’s taken a lot of effort, despite delays, and we just want to thank our fans for being so patient,” said Ricketts.  “We also want everybody to know that we plan on keeping the... Read more »

New Special Seating at Wrigley to Block View of Cubs Third Basemen

New Special Seating at Wrigley to Block View of Cubs Third Basemen
CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs announced late Monday that new provisions would be installed to make the ‘baseball experience’ at Wrigley Field more enjoyable. The main provision is to install several seats in each aisle that have blockades shielding fans from viewing whoever is playing at third base. “We felt that this was our best... Read more »

Cubs Accept Tunney's Offer to Move Scoreboard; Board will Turn Around to Keep Neighborhood Aware of Cubs' Games in Rosemont

Cubs Accept Tunney's Offer to Move Scoreboard; Board will Turn Around to Keep Neighborhood Aware of Cubs' Games in Rosemont
CHICAGO – In a surprising turn of events, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts met with alderman Tom Tunney in regards to the Cubs’ renovation of Wrigley Field.  Just hours after Tunney made an odd request stating that the Cubs could move or remove their legendary scoreboard, Cubs brass shockingly took Tunney up on the offer. “We could... Read more »
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Cubs Fans to Give Up Hope for Lent

Cubs Fans to Give Up Hope for Lent
MESA – Standing just yards away from some of her favorite Chicago Cubs, Dorothy Lawrence had to shake her head and walk away. “It just isn’t worth it anymore,” said the 85 year old Cubs fan from Scottsdale.  “Well, it isn’t worth it for about forty days.” Lawrence is a member of a large group... Read more »

Cubs Management Caves into Wrigley Traditionalists; Announce Radical Changes

Cubs Management Caves into Wrigley Traditionalists; Announce Radical Changes
CHICAGO – After hours of meetings with team officials, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has done a 180 on Wrigley Field renovations. “After our announcement of the million dollar renovations at Wrigley Field, I heard from many Cubs fans that were against the changes.  They want to keep Wrigley the same.  It’s apparent to me that they... Read more »

Area Autograph Seeker Gets Set for 2013 Cubs Convention; 'Children Will not be Spared', per Attendee

Area Autograph Seeker Gets Set for 2013 Cubs Convention; 'Children Will not be Spared', per Attendee
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – This Friday will mark Larry Morton’s 15th consecutive Cubs Convention.  This year, at the Sheridan Towers, Morton plans on showing up with a new philosophy: no apologies. Every year, the die-hard Cubs fan has been on the front lines of aggressive autograph seekers.  For years, he’s been more than willing to give... Read more »
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1965 Version of Dick Butkus Sees His Shadow; Pummels it to Pieces, Marking the Start of Bears Season

1965 Version of Dick Butkus Sees His Shadow; Pummels it to Pieces, Marking the Start of Bears Season
STONE PARK - Just a skip away from Chicago’s west side, the 1965 version of Dick Butkus arose this morning to mark the start of the Chicago Bears season. “We could hear the ground shake…and we’re in Roselle!” said excited fan Tony Spizziri. At approximately 5:30 a.m. Central Standard Time, Dick Butkus arose from his months-long slumber, crawled... Read more »

When 'Simple' Was Killed; the End of Cubs Day Baseball: August 8th,1988

When 'Simple' Was Killed; the End of Cubs Day Baseball: August 8th,1988
I have this picture in my top drawer that I adore. It’s a picture of me at my first baseball game.  June 5th, 1987.  Cubs vs. Cardinals.  I’m wearing the ole Cubs solid blue road jersey and my brand new Wilson glove.  You can see me squinting; probably trying to figure out what all those... Read more »

Cubs and White Sox Series to Unite Fan Bases; Both Sides Vow to Pummel Any NATO Protestor that Comes Within Six Feet

Cubs and White Sox Series to Unite Fan Bases; Both Sides Vow to Pummel Any NATO Protestor that Comes Within Six Feet
CHICAGO – Normally, the annual cross-town series between the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox is filled with bitter arguments fueled by liquor and ignorance.  This year, however, the two sides will come together to celebrate their united passion: hating smelly protestors with no discernible message. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will travel to... Read more »
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Len Kasper Can't Find Statistics Showing Why Blake DeWitt Should Play for the Cubs

Len Kasper Can't Find Statistics Showing Why Blake DeWitt Should Play for the Cubs
CHICAGO – Things got pretty awkward in the Chicago Cubs broadcast booth on Sunday. The moment occurred when Chicago Cubs announcer Len Kasper was doing a segment in the fourth inning on ‘player value’ for his weekly ‘Stats Sunday’ discussion.  After Kasper got through the various statistical strengths of each player, the broadcaster got to... Read more »