2010 Cubs Convention Schedule and Attendees

The schedule for the 25th Annual Cubs Convention was released on Monday. The three-day event begins on Friday at the Hilton Chicago. Cubs past and present will be in attendance as well as the newest Cubs, Marlon Byrd and Rudy Jaramillo. The Meet the Owners session on Saturday morning with the Ricketts family should be […]

2010 Cubs Convention

Details of the 2010 Cubs Convention have begun surfacing with only six days until the annual event at the Chicago Hilton … the 25th Cubs Convention kicks off on Friday, January 15. Here is a compiled list of attendees from several sources as well as a portion of the schedule. The full schedule and attendee […]

Day Three…Interest in the Cubs at an All-Time High

The 24th Annual Cubs Convention concluded on Sunday with two final sessions, “Meet Cubs Business Management” and “Down on the Farm“….but it did not go out without a bang. Moments after the Convention officially ended at 1:00pm, news surfaced that the Cubs traded once sure thing and five-tool prospect Felix Pie to the Baltimore Orioles […]

Session After Session….Day Two at the Cubs Convention

Day two at the Cubs Convention can turn into information overload. The entire day is filled with one session after the other beginning at 9:00am. Saturday began with the extremely popular Meet Cubs Baseball Management with Jim Hendry, Randy Bush and Crane Kenney. Lou Piniella was absent from the session with the flu…the Cubs’ skipper […]

A Beautiful Day for a Convention

When Pat Hughes stepped to the microphone to kickoff the 24th Annual Cubs Convention he announced it was two below zero outside but hearing Mr. Hughes and his familiar voice meant one thing….the baseball season is right around the corner. The Hilton was filled to the brim, some even said it’s more crowded this year […]

Not Quite a Field…but a Hotel of Dreams

Have you ever had a drink with Bob Dernier? Have you ever had your picture taken with Andre Dawson? Have you ever seen Rick Sutcliffe apologize to Andre Dawson for throwing at his head before they were teammates? Have you ever asked Jason Marquis what number he was going to wear when everyone knew it […]

2009 Cubs Convention Schedule and Attendees

The 24th Annual Cubs Convention will kickoff on Friday afternoon at the Hilton Chicago and thanks to the Tribune here is the schedule for the three-day event that unofficially kicks off the 2009 season. The CCO has also compiled a list of scheduled attendees, in alphabetical order. Cubs past and present will be in attendance […]

2009 Cubs Convention

Details of the 2009 Cubs Convention has begun surfacing with just over a week until the annual event at the Chicago Hilton. The 24th annual gathering of ‘Everything Cubs‘ will begin on Friday, January 16th. The full schedule and attendee list has not been released but here is what is known at this point. The […]

Day Three….Another Convention in the Books

All of the excitement from the weekend dwindled on Sunday as the 23rd Annual Cubs Convention came to an end. The 15,000 fans that crammed into the Chicago Hilton and Towers the first two days was reduced by more than half. Those that remained divided their time between seeking out last minute autographs, haggling with […]

Day Two….or should it be, “Let’s Play Two.”

Santo spoke, Ernie espoused, Lou laughed, Jim joked…. Crane cracked, DeRo defied, Jody jostled, Les cried….Derrek dreamed, Hawk hustled, Sandberg saddled, and Sutcliffe was rattled, and in the end Pat talked, Bob shouted, Ron walked, and Len touted….this is a team to fear, a team we all hold dear, a team to love, a team […]