Keep It Rolling Cubs

Glad to see so many comments regarding the Cubs today and last night on Facebook. Surprisingly, almost all of the comments have been positive. this is my 21st year to live in Chicago, but I grew up in an area that has a large contingent of fans of the last opponent. I had not written... Read more »

Big Game Tonight

Hey Hey! Holy Mackerel! No doubt about it. The Cubs are on their way. In some ways the Cubs have already arrived. Those that watch closely knew that good days were coming for the Cubs. It has been a little sooner than most expected. I thought the Cubs would be decent this year. My guess... Read more »

Baseball bucket list: Game 162

Baseball bucket list: Game 162
Somewhere in the back of their minds  I think all sports fans, and especially baseball fans, have a list of things they want to make sure that they get the chance to see or do before it’s all over. There are the obvious things that probably go without saying, like seeing our team win the... Read more »
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Cubs Are Making Memories

Fans of the 2015 Cubs have been treated to a fun ride. Even the most optimistic fans couldn’t have predicted 94 wins from such a young team. Fans have certain memories of teams that can be anything from getting an autograph to seeing a weird play. I’ll never forget seeing former Bears player Steve “Mongo”... Read more »

The Day After Clinching

The Day After Clinching
I bought two tickets for today’s game almost a month ago, long before I had any idea of what the postseason implications would be, but as September 26 approached and it looked increasingly like it would provide an opportunity for the Cubs to clinch on that day, I was really hoping for the opportunity to... Read more »

So Who Gets the NL Cy Young?

So Who Gets the NL Cy Young?
The question of which National League pitcher will go home with the Cy Young award is as hard a question to answer this year as it has been in a long time. I will freely admit my homerism here and confess that my Cubs bias has, more than once, gotten in the way of me... Read more »
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A Long September

A Long September
I’m not very old, but I’m old enough to be open about the fact that I really can’t stand Counting Crows and not worry about what others think. Also, I pretended to like U2 a heck of a lot more in college than I actually did. It feels good to finally come clean about that.... Read more »

Catching Up With Cubs Top Prospect Michael Heesch

Catching Up With Cubs Top Prospect Michael Heesch
Many athletes dream of being drafted by a professional sports team, but very few can say they were drafted by their favorite team. Myrtle Beach Pelicans relief pitcher Michael Heesch is one of the lucky few living that dream. A native of Crystal Lake, Il., Heesch is a life-long Cubs fan who was selected in... Read more »

Little Honey's First Game. Spoiler-Cubs Win!

I was the oldest child in my family and do not know what it’s like to be the youngest. Going to the Cubs games lately has meant my son went with Daddy and “Little Honey” stayed home with Mommy. As far as I know shopping and hanging out with Mommy isn’t too bad of a... Read more »
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Facebook Group Is Sending Underpriviledged Kids To Cubs Game

Cubs go for the sweep today versus the Atlanta Braves. Jason Hammel will try to regain his first half form. Hammel was terrific in the first half. He left the game right before the all-star break with a hamstring problem and hasn’t looked the same in the second half. The Cubs facebook group Elite Cubs... Read more »