Posts tagged "Chicago Cubs"

Oh, Bartman...did we say that we're sorry?

Oh, Bartman...did we say that we're sorry?
It’s been ten years since the infamous “Bartman” playoff game. That’s the 2003 playoff game when Steve Bartman got in the way of Cubs’ outfielder Moises Alou catching a foul ball, leading to another epic Cubs collapse. Bartman was blamed for the Cubs failure and has been in virtual hiding ever since. Now, ten years... Read more »

You call yourself a Cubs fan?

You call yourself a Cubs fan?
In response to some of the grumbling related to the performance of the Chicago Cubs this year so far, a friend of mine recently posed the question; what happened to all of the true Cubs fans? My friend recalled the days of years ago when her grandfather watched the games and never really complained about... Read more »

Response to Ricketts' threat to move the Cubs: how soon can you leave?

Response to Ricketts' threat to move the Cubs: how soon can you leave?
It was just a matter of time before this happened; in response to a question from a fan about the Wrigley Field renovations, Cubs’ owner Tom Ricketts announced that the Cubs would need to consider moving if they were to not get approval for ballpark renovations. The renovations, which would include revenue generating signage are,... Read more »
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Message to the Cubs: I think I want a divorce

Message to the Cubs: I think I want a divorce
Another baseball season is upon us and as far as Cubs’ fans are concerned, it’s just about time to start planning tailgate parties for Bears and Notre Dame football games. Not even two weeks into the baseball season and any Cub fan with even a lick of baseball sense can see that this team is... Read more »

Wrigley Field: It's got to go!

I suppose most people have at least one neighbor that they just don’t particularly care for all that much. Maybe it’s someone with an incessantly barking dog or perhaps it’s that neighbor with a stack of rotting plywood leaning up against their garage that they refuse to throw out. The Chicago Cubs and the neighboring... Read more »