Posts in category "Chicago Cubs"

Ryne Sandberg Back In The (Hair) Game

Ryne Sandberg Back In The (Hair) Game
Growing up, my favorite athletes in Chicago were Steve Larmer (hockey), Walter Payton and Mike Singletary (football) and Michael Jordan (basketball). But beyond those four, the one I adored the most was Ryne Sandberg. I collected his baseball cards; the first individual baseball card I purposefully saved my money to go buy was Ryno’s rookie... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs 2012 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs 2012 MLB Draft
Over the last week we’ve been taking a walk down memory lane – some good, some nightmares – with our annual 5 Year Draft Rewind series. Thus far, we have looked back at the 2012 draft classes of the: Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Bears Chicago Bulls Chicago White Sox Now, we’ll finish the series off by looking back at... Read more »

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Cubs & White Sox

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Cubs & White Sox
Continuing on our series of holiday wishes for Chicago sports teams, we’ve already asked for specific moves by the Bears and Bulls. Now, let’s turn our attention to the two baseball teams in town. One just won the World Series for the first time in 108 years, and yet it’s the South Siders who have... Read more »
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Predicting 2017 MLB Free Agent Landing Spots

Predicting 2017 MLB Free Agent Landing Spots
The Chicago Cubs won the World Series, and have had a parade for the ages. But on Monday, baseball’s general managers meet and the free agent market starts warming up. So let’s go ahead and jump into the mix with free agency predictions for the top players hitting the market this winter. Edwin Encarnacion, 1B... Read more »

I'm Taking My Mom To The World Series

I'm Taking My Mom To The World Series
I’m taking my mom to Game 3 of the World Series. At Wrigley Field. I grew up in a Cubs family. My grandma lived a long, wonderful life that impacted a lot of people. She loved the Cubs like so many other grandparents who have been talked and written about in the last few days.... Read more »

Get Bob Uecker To The World Series!

Get Bob Uecker To The World Series!
Petition to replace Joe Buck with Bob Uecker on Fox World Series Broadcasts. UPDATE: JOE BUCK IS ON BOARD! Nothing would make me happier than to have Uecker in the booth. https://t.co/BWnpitDmGL — Joe Buck (@Buck) October 24, 2016 Yes, that’s a thing. Why Bob Uecker? He isn’t just a guy from some all-time great... Read more »
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Who Could Steal Postseason Awards From The Chicago Cubs?

Who Could Steal Postseason Awards From The Chicago Cubs?
It’s been a magical year at Wrigley Field, and many fans in Chicago expect the Cubs to run the table in postseason awards in the National League. But there’s a chance the Cubs get swept… out of the awards. Here are a few candidates who could sneak in and win the National League MVP, Cy... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs' 2011 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs' 2011 MLB Draft
Every summer, when the dog days hit, we take a look in the rear view mirror at how Chicago’s teams drafted five years prior. So today, two days before Major League Baseball begins their annual draft, let’s begin our 2016 series by looking back five years at the draft class of the Chicago Cubs. NOTE:... Read more »

Mike Trout Trade Rumors? Say What?

Mike Trout Trade Rumors? Say What?
Baseball is fun, and the season is long enough that crazy rumors begin in early May and have two months to ferment in the minds and on the blogs of fans until the deadline happens and everyone is either thrilled or depressed. Recently, there have been folks making the case that trading superstar and MVP... Read more »
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Marian Hossa: Chicago's Best Free Agent of All-Time?

Marian Hossa: Chicago's Best Free Agent of All-Time?
With Tuesday being Marian Hossa’s 37th birthday, I asked a fairly open-ended question on Twitter that jump started a fun topic: This guy turns 37 today. Where does he rank among the best free agent signings in #Blackhawks history? Top 5? 2? 1? pic.twitter.com/W1lVkbRhBi — Tab Bamford (@The1Tab) January 12, 2016 One of the first... Read more »