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 […]

Soto Named National League Rookie of the Year

According to several reports, Cubs’ catcher Geovany Soto was named the NL Rookie of the Year on Monday becoming the organization’s first rookie of the year since Kerry Wood in 1998. Soto received 31 of 32 first place votes…. Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds received the other first place vote.

Close….But No Cigar – Cubs 6 Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs 6 Astros 1 WP – Ted Lilly (15-9) LP – Brian Moehler (11-7) Save – None How does Ted Lilly follow up a no hitter? By throwing 6 innings of no hit ball of his own. A day after Carlos Zambrano tossed the Cubs’ first no-no in 36 years, […]

The Cubs are on WGN

After watching the Cubs finish off a tremendous weekend against the Pittsburgh Pirates, WGN treated us all once again with more baseball on Sunday night. But this was not a game; this was a trip down memory lane that featured all of the sights and sounds from the last 60 years of Cubs’ baseball. The […]

A Little History for the Faithful

The CCO Feedback column is back. Over the next couple of days we will run another article from one of the Faithful, but today is Jim Kneisley’s turn and I appreciate the time he took to share a few very cool stories…. When Neil says he’s a history buff and that I’ve lived long enough […]

Crazy Eights

With tomorrow being the first day of 2008, the mainstream media will undoubtedly begin reminding the Faithful, on seemingly a daily basis, why this year is significant to the Chicago Cubs. While many organizations celebrate such anniversaries, it is safe to say there probably will not be any references to the accomplishment from a century […]