Posts in category "Wrigley Field"

It is time for me to vent about the 2011 Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are dead last in the major leagues at stealing bases. At drawing walks.  At batting average with runners on third with less than two outs. At fielding percentage.  At committing errors, by a wide margin. At issuing walks.  At WHIP.  At runs given up.  At earned runs given up.  In fact, in... Read more »

It doesn't surprise me that Wrigley has been empty lately

I’m excited right now…you would be too if you were going to your first Cubs game of the year. Some of you real quick guys might recall that they are playing in Milwaukee tonight.  That’s ok with me.  In fact, last year I attended my first (and only) Cubs game in Miller Park.  My first... Read more »

Harry Caray statue vandalized

Harry Caray statue vandalized
As I’m sure many of you have seen by now, someone defaced the Harry Caray statue outside Wrigley Field over the weekend. You can clearly see “Sox” written on the base of the statue, but the other word requires more interpretation. Some have suggested it says “bites.” Others think it might be a signature. One... Read more »
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Pick 13 kinda sucks

Pick 13 kinda sucks
About a month ago, the Cubs rolled out a new ticket package for the upcoming season called the “Pick 13 Plan.” I’m here to tell you it kinda sucks. So why 13? Gee, I dunno. More than pseudo-subliminal advertising however, the plan is meant to give Cubs fans a way to reserve their seats before... Read more »

Cubs get early start on annual collapse

Cubs get early start on annual collapse
Last night’s blizzard blew a structural panel off the roof of Wrigley Field, reports the Chicago Tribune. Police closed off the streets and sidewalks outside the park. I took a gander around the stadium this morning, which looks like a scene from “Zombieland” filmed on Hoth, and everything appears to be back to normal. Still,... Read more »