Cubs Vintage TV Commercials

With some rather large game being played in Santa Clara involving an oblong ball made of pigskin, once the Broncos of Denver or the Panthers of Carolina win the splendid contest it will unofficially be baseball season. Pitchers and catchers report to Mesa in just 12 days and the first official full squad on-field work […]

Happy New Year! It’s Two Thousand Sixteen

Happy New Year from Chicago Cubs Online to the Cubs Faithful The calendar has flipped and as I do every New Year’s Day, to quote the great John Lennon, it’s hard to believe another year is over and a new one has just begun. And what a year it was and what a year it […]

Happy Two Thousand Fifteen!

Happy New Year from Chicago Cubs Online The calendar has flipped and I quote the great John Lennon once again, it’s hard to believe another year is over and a new one has just begun. And what a year it was and what a year it could be in 2015 for the Chicago Cubs. Baseball […]

Happy New Year! It’s Two Thousand Fourteen

Happy New Year from ChicagoCubsOnline to All of the Cubs Faithful I know I say this every year, but to quote the great John Lennon it is truly hard to believe another year is over and a new one has just begun. Baseball season is not that far away, pitchers and catchers will be reporting […]

A Side of Cubs Videos for Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the CCO! It’s truly hard to believe the fourth Thursday in November has rolled around again. I’m beginning to sound like my parents, but where does the time go? So for those looking for their ‘Daily Cubs Fix’ on this day filled with family, friends, food and football, here are a few […]

The Return of the Boomers

Last year, I had the pleasure of covering the inaugural season of the Schaumburg Boomers of the Independent Frontier League. As the 2013 season approached, I was invited to the Season Kickoff/Host Family party sponsored by the team. What I found on attendance was both a team and a fan base more comfortable and confident.

It’s Time to Play Ball … It’s Opening Day!

The first pitch, the crack of the bat, and the optimism felt by millions of fans from city to city and coast to coast … it must be Opening Day. Opening Day is like no other on the calendar and the feeling felt on the first day of a baseball season is hard to explain […]

Baseball and the United States Army

Paul Catanese is a husband, a father, a grandfather and he played baseball in the United States Army. Readers of the site know Paul from his insightful posts but Paul is not only a fan of the game, he is a part of its history that has not received the recognition that it deserves. Here […]

Happy Two Thousand Thirteen!

Happy New Year from the CCO! Another year over and a new one just begun … it is 2013! With the calendar turning over once again, it means a new baseball season is just around the corner. Here are a few numbers to put into perspective on just how close it is to the 2013 […]

It’s Time for the Stretch

The last day of a baseball season is filled with so many thoughts and mixed emotions. Maybe it is the kid in me, but I am never quite ready for the end of the baseball season. Yes, I will watch the post-season and the World Series but the baseball season has, and always will end, […]