Category: cubs

Take a tour of Wrigley Field

Last week I embraced my inner tourist. I took my first EVER tour of the historic and beautiful Wrigley Field. While I knew most of the history our tour guide so energetically rattled off, the thing that blew me away more than anything else was the emptiness of the ballpark. It absolutely took my breath... Read more »

Want to go to a Cubs game this season? It will cost you

I’m not the first and I won’t be the last to complain about Wrigley Field and most MLB ticket prices. I may not be a 95-year-old man who remembers when tickets were less than 5 cents and milk was even cheaper than that, but I am someone who USED to be able to afford several games... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Spring Training: An Outside Look

Tom Ricketts and the entire Chicago Cubs organization are some of, if not THE best in the business. This organization brought its 100-plus-years of history into an absolutely beautiful and welcoming Spring Training facility. Nestled in the heart of Mesa, Ariz., Sloan Park brings out iconic Wrigley Field features, such as the unique scoreboard clock, ivy,... Read more »

Thank you for standing by me

Now that I’ve had the night to pinch myself, I can finally believe that the Cubs have won the World Series. At this time I want to thank a few Cubs fans in my life and family members for letting me act like a complete lunatic for the last 24-years. To my father, Dale Hamblin,... Read more »

2016 World Series: A Weekend Worth of photos

I’ve always dreamed of a Chicago Cubs World Series. For 24-years I’ve wanted nothing more than to see the North Side put the curse’s to rest and win a World Series. Now the closest the Cubs have been to a WS Title in 71-years, It was time to pack my bags and hit the road.... Read more »

The ultimate World Series playlist

Tonight’s the night, the Chicago Cubs make history and play in their first World Series in 71 years. At 8:00 p.m. ET on Fox, the Cubs take on the Cleveland Indians in what could very well be the start of the apocalypse. With bets on the line between Dwayne Wade and Lebron James, the respected mayors... Read more »

A win 24 years in the making

For the last 24-years, my parents have asked me the same question, “What do you want for your birthday, Haleigh?” While I give them credit for asking each year, they could never give me, or any other Chicagoan for that matter, what we all desperately wanted for our birthdays. Because my parents go out and... Read more »