From the CCO Inbox – 07/24/09

Before the Cubs begin a seven-game homestand with the first of three against the Reds on Friday afternoon, 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 tries to get Milton Bradley on track and the offense performing the way it should on paper … here is the latest from the inbox that includes news that you can use, and a few videos too.

Throw Out the First Pitch at a Cubs’ Game

Valspar is raffling off a chance to throw out the first pitch at a Cubs’ game. For those interested they have extended the deadline … you have until Sunday, August 2

Click on this link:

You Tube

The CCO received three links to videos on You Tube … two Cubs’ related and one, well worth a watch.

Santo B4 Steroids

Minor Leaguer Performs Major League Bat Trick

Hitler’s Views on the Cubs First Half

Cubs Best Transactions Since 1990

Bleacher Report posted an article on the Cubs’ top 20 transactions since 1990. They asked us to pass it along …

Let’s Make a Deal: The Chicago Cubs’ 20 Best Transactions Since 1990

The Cubs 12th Round Pick – Runey Davis

For those interested in knowing more about the recent Cubs’ 12th round pick, here is an excellent article on Runey Davis

Davis Selected by Cubs

Lee Smith

Hardball Heroes recently posted a write-up on the should-be Hall of Famer, Lee Smith. Solid read and worth the time …

Hardball Heroes: Lee Smith

CCO Site News

The CCO Community Blog continues to feature excellent articles written by the readers of the CCO. 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…

Also, if you don’t have an account on the CCO take the time to sign-up today, so your comments will post to the site without delay.

CCO Radio Schedule for July

Here is the show schedule for July:

  • Wednesday, July 29 from 7:00pm C.T. – 8:00pm C.T.

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

"You can’t sit on a lead and kill the clock. You’ve got to give the other man his chance. That’s why baseball is the greatest game." - Earl Weaver