Rambling for a New Cubs Manager

Happy Veterans Day from the CCO and a tip of the cap to all of the veterans that have fought for our freedom … Hello again, everybody! It’s Friday, it’s probably snowing and it is time to ramble! Cubs’ fans are downright giddy about the off-season and cannot wait to see what Theo and Jed […]

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Cubs Convention Day Three: All About the Young Cubs

The final day of the 26th Annual Cubs Convention focused on the young players in the system … both at the Major League level and down on the farm. Tyler Colvin, Darwin Barney and Scott Maine talked about being 25 and in the majors. The final session of the weekend, “Down on the Farm presented […]

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Cubs Convention Day Two: The Owners, the Management and Remembering Ronnie

Day two of the 26th Annual Cubs Convention was filled with information and fond memories of Ron Santo. The Ricketts Family Forum led off the day and Jim Hendry, Mike Quade and Randy Bush answered question after question on the current team as well as the plans for the future. Tom Ricketts announced the team […]

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Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas from the CCO!

Merry Christmas from everyone here at the CCO! In between opening all of the presents the jolly old elf brought down your chimney and celebrating the Christmas Holiday, here is another look inside the Cubstory book. Did you ever wonder when the Wrigley marquee was painted red? Or the number Ron Santo wore when he […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/07/10

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine: Cubs (60-78) vs. Astros (64-73) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Silva (10-5, 3.92/1.24) vs. Nelson Figueroa (2-1, 2.36/1.14) Updated 3:05pm CDT – Carlos Silva activated from 15-day DL Updated 3:06pm CDT – According […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/01/10

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four: Cubs (56-77) vs. Pirates (44-88) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tom Gorzelanny (7-8, 3.98/1.46) vs. James McDonald (2-4, 5.65/1.47) Weather permitting … The Cubs will begin the final full month of the baseball calendar […]

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The Cubs Documentary … We Believe

“We Believe” the documentary film about the Chicago Cubs that premiered last summer will be released on DVD on Tuesday, April 13. Whether or not you are a Cubs fan, and chances are, if you are reading this, you are a Cubs’ fan. But, nonetheless, go buy the movie. Making a documentary about the Cubs […]

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Nothing But Baseball for the Chicago Cubs

Happy 70th Birthday to Ron Santo! The first week of Camp Lou IV concluded on Wednesday … and what a week it was for the Chicago Cubs. After the excitement of pitchers and catchers reporting, Ted Lilly and Alfonso Soriano’s knees, the weather, the Ricketts family, Starlin Castro and the first full squad workout, the […]

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Go see “We Believe.”

Whether or not you are a Cubs fan, and chances are, if you are reading this, you are a Cubs’ fan. But, nonetheless, go see the movie. Making a documentary about the Cubs is not easy. Why? Because so many have been made. WGN and HBO dipped into the Cubs history recently, but “We Believe” […]

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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 […]

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