From the CCO Inbox – 06/02/09

With the Cubs on the road for the next ten days and as they prepare to begin a three-game series in Atlanta, it seems like the right time to empty out the CCO Inbox and pass along information we have received over the last month.

So while Lou contemplates whether to stay with the hot hand of Reed Johnson and give Alfonso Soriano the night off…here is the latest from the inbox.

15th Annual Lou Gehrig Day at Wrigley Field

The 15th Annual Lou Gehrig Day at Wrigley Field is coming up on July 26 when the Cubs face the Cincinnati Reds. The fundraising event benefits the Les Turner ALS Foundation.

The event begins with a two-hour pre-game part emceed by Lin Brehmer from 93 WXRT. More information can be found at or by calling 847-679-3311

Is It Time for Josh Vitters?

Bleacher Report questions if it is time for Josh Vitters to play at Wrigley Field… Tab Braford does a good job and his article is worth a read.

Josh Vitters: When Will He Reach Wrigley Field

Cubs Movie: We Believe Director on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer hosts a live talk show at The Hideout located at 1354 W. Wabansia in Chicago on the first Friday of every month. This Friday (June 5) the director of the Cubs’ movie, “We Believe: Chicago and Its Cubs” will be his guest. The show is from 6:30pm – 8:00pm and the admission is $5.

Click here for more info

An Addition to the Cubs Blogosphere

Phil Gialluisi has entered the vast Cubs Blogoshere with Baseball and the Chicago Cubs ( You can click on the link or go to the CCO Community Blog to check out some of Phil’s work.

CCO Site News

The CCO Community Blog has been very active over the past month. Long-time readers of the site may forget about the new feature that was added last October. This is just a reminder to check it out from time to time. There are many different opinions and views of baseball and the Chicago National League Ballclub that might not be covered on the main page

Auto Refresh the CCO

Chris posted an excellent link on the Community Blog last week that might help with those looking for an auto refresh function for the CCO. I have looked into that on my end and my hosting company has told me I cannot add an auto refresh function to the site.

Chris posted the link to help with those that are looking for an auto refresh function during game discussions. Click here to add an auto refresh function to your computer.

CCO Radio Schedule for June

Here is the show schedule for June:

  • Monday, June 8 from 7:00pm C.T. – 8:00pm C.T.
  • Monday, June 15 from 7:00pm C.T. – 8:00pm C.T.
  • Monday, June 22 from 7:00pm C.T. – 8:00pm C.T.
  • Tuesday, June 30 from 7:00pm C.T. – 8:00pm C.T. while the Cubs battle the Bucs in Pittsburgh

You can call the show and talk Cubs with the CCO. The number is 347-237-4020…normal long distance charges apply. Or you can email topics and questions to [email protected]

Anyone looking to contact the CCO can drop us an email to [email protected]. It might take us a while, but we will respond.

Stay Classy Cubs Fans!

Quote of the Day

"When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all." – Theodore Roosevelt