A Tip of the Cap

As many of you know by now, Jim Kneisley (JimK) passed away on Thursday, October 29. Jim was just 72 years old. Jim touched many of our lives here on a daily basis in his unique way, often putting a smile on my face seemingly when I needed it the most. We’ve lost one of […]

The Ole Professor

Another era came to end in Chicago on Monday when the Cubs traded Greg Maddux to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs Faithful knew the trade was coming but that does not make it any easier to see him in yet another uniform. Maddux was a special player and the quintessential pro and from all […]


Nothing, absolutely nothing is happening on the Northside of Chicago, I listened to the radio, read all the news and believe me, there is nothing happening, all is quiet on the Cubbie front. Wednesday was rumored to be the day that Jim Hendry was to make his decision concerning the future of Dusty Baker, well […]

All-Time All-Stars and All-Time Memories

With the Major League season being at the All-Star break and the 77th All-Star Game happening later today, I thought this might be a good time to give all the debates that are surrounding the Cubs a “break” and turn our attention to the Midsummer Classic and our heroes of yesteryear. Baseball is full of […]

A Different View

While I was in Cincinnati a few weeks back I had the pleasure of meeting a very talented photographer by the name of Chris Proctor. I spoke with Chris briefly before the game….a game that the Cubs won, remember that series they played so good against a very talented Reds team that is currently 2nd […]

The First Time

Do you remember your first Cubs game? With all of the frustration right now with our favorite team I thought today, hump day if you will, we would forget about this season, quit worrying about next season and think back to the first time we saw our beloved Cubbies play ball. Let’s use the next […]