2012 Cubs Convention Schedule and Attendees

The schedule for the 27th Annual Cubs Convention was released Sunday night and Monday morning. The three-day event begins Friday afternoon at the Hilton Chicago. The Cubs’ new front office will be in attendance and the Saturday morning session with Theo Epstein figures to have the biggest crowd of the weekend. Cubs past and present, […]

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The 2012 Cubs Convention is Just Around the Corner

The 27th Annual Cubs Convention kicks off next Friday at the Chicago Hilton and some of the details were released on Thursday. This year’s convention will feature a lot of new faces … both in terms of the front office, the coaching staff and the players. Theo Epstein will host his own session in the […]

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The High Cost of Matt Garza … and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

The Cubs finally announced the one-year contract with Reed Johnson on Tuesday. The agreement between the Cubs and Johnson surfaced on December 21 and Johnson spoke about re-signing with the Cubs during an interview on MLB Network Radio/XM Radio shortly after the agreement was leaked. Johnson made $900,000 last year and will be paid $1.15 […]

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A Cubs Trivia Christmas

Merry Christmas from everyone at the CCO! For those looking for their baseball fix after opening what the jolly old elf brought down your chimney, here is another look inside the Cubstory book. Did you ever wonder when the Cubs played their first game? Or who holds the franchise record for the longest hitting streak? […]

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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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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/18/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three: Cubs (67-85) vs. Astros (51-100) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Ryan Dempster (10-12, 4.66/1.43) vs. Brett Myers (5-13, 4.52/1.31) The Cubs will shoot for the three-game sweep of the Astros on the next […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 04/20/11

Game Seventeen: Cubs (8-8) vs. Padres (7-9) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Matt Garza (0-2, 6.27/1.71) vs. Dustin Moseley (0-3, 1.83/1.27) Weather permitting … it’s going to be a long day of Cubs baseball and hopefully Q’s […]

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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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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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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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