Cubs Announce Visitation and Memorial Services for Ernie Banks

The Cubs announced Monday afternoon a public visitation and memorial services for Ernie Banks will be held this Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31 at Fourth Presbyterian Church. Mr. Banks would have turned 84 years old on Saturday. The Chicago Cubs and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that Ernie Banks’ Wrigley Field statue will be placed […]


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“Let’s Go” Sets the Tone for the 2015 Chicago Cubs

When Tom Ricketts kicked off the convention 10 days ago he wore a Cubs’ blue t-shirt with “Let’s Go” and a Cubs logo across the front, and in the process announced the theme of the team’s marketing campaign for the 2015 season. Danny Ecker was on top of the story and provided the background as […]


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Cubs, City of Chicago Announce Plans for a Public Memorial for Ernie Banks

The Chicago Cubs and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that Ernie Banks’ Wrigley Field statue will be placed in Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington St.) this week from Wednesday morning through Saturday, allowing fans to honor and remember the Hall of Famer. And the team will continue flying No. 14 flags at Wrigley Field this week in […]


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Rest in Peace, Mr. Cub

Baseball in the early 1970s was still a gentile place in a world full of turmoil at the time. The Vietnam War was still raging, there was unrest in the Middle East, an energy crisis, urban decay, a faltering environment, and a lack of confidence in leadership. Sports, baseball included, were enjoying unprecedented popularity through […]


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Saying Goodbye to Ernie

The Chicago Cubs leader has left and gone away, but yet, we remain. Ernie Banks died yesterday at the age of 83.  He is the greatest Chicago Cubs player that has ever lived, and there is a very good chance he will go down as the greatest Chicago Cub ever. Mr. Banks was the first […]


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Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub, Passes Away at the age of 83

Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub, passed away Friday, a week before his birthday. Mr. Banks, the greatest player in franchise history was 83 years old. Mr. Banks was more than a legend on the field, he was an unbelievably nice man that always had a smile on his face, and like his teammate Ron Santo, he […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Avoid Arbitration with OF Dexter Fowler, Agree to Terms on a One-Year Contract

According to a report from Jon Heyman, the Cubs and newly acquired OF Dexter Fowler agreed to terms on a one-year contract for $9.5 million. The Cubs have agreed to terms on one-year deals with six of the team’s seven arbitration eligible players. The Cubs reportedly signed RHP Jake Arrieta ($3.63 million), LHP Felix Doubront […]


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Wrigley Field Under Cubstruction was Main Focus of Cubs Business Operations Update

The fourth session attended during the second day of Cubs Convention was the Business Operations Update with Crane Kenney and his side of the Cubs front office. The main focus of the session was on the Wrigley Field Restoration and Expansion Project and Crane Kenney confirmed the bleachers will not be completed by Opening Night, […]


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Cubs Six-Game Packs and 12-Game Flex Packs On Sale

Following an energetic weekend at Cubs Convention, the Chicago Cubs are pleased to offer fans an opportunity to purchase many of the best games of the 2015 season through Cubs 6-Game Packs and Cubs 12-Game Flex Packs. These multi-game packages feature tickets for Opening Night vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, summer Friday games, weekend bobblehead […]


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Wrigley Field Restoration Update: Rooftop Owners File Lawsuit Against the Cubs

The rooftop filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs and Chairman Tom Ricketts. According to the report in the Tribune, the rooftops are “accusing the team of breaching the terms of its revenue-sharing contract, engaging in deceptive business practices and acting in violation of anti-trust laws.” Or as Crain’s Chicago Business […]


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