Optimistic Excitement at the 25th Cubs Convention

For one weekend a year the Chicago Hilton is turned blue. This year, however, it is just a little different. The Cubs have new owners and there was renewed optimism once again at the first day of the Cubs Convention. Familiar faces, with some new ones mixed in, packed every square foot of the grand […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – 07/12/09

Game Eighty-Five: Cubs (42-42) vs. Cardinals (48-41) Game Time – 12:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 189 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Zambrano (4-4, 3.47/1.31) vs. Kyle Lohse (4-4, 3.99/1.22) Somewhere Ernie Banks is smiling … Let’s Play Two as Mr. Cub always says. The Cubs […]

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” […]

Weekend Update – The Latest from the North Side on Mr. Cub’s Birthday

The last day of January and only 13 days before pitchers and catchers report to Fitch Park in Mesa…. The Cubs interest in Kevin Millar and Rich Aurilia was bantered around on Friday after the return of Paul Bako was officially announced. The Cubs “had shown early interest” in bringing back Nomar Garciaparra as well […]

Rumblings Before the Convention

For starters, pitching was one of many topics covered by Jim Hendry with the media on Wednesday. Hendry is looking for another arm to take the place of Jason Marquis. Internal options are Sean Marshall, Jeff Samardzija, Chad Gaudin and Angel Guzman. If the Cubs go outside of the organization and cannot land Jake Peavy, […]

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 Different Direction?

As the Brian Roberts watch enters day four, could Jim Hendry be switching gears or are the Cubs still interested in acquiring the switch-hitting second baseman? The mainstream media in Chicago still feels the Cubs would like to add Roberts but a report from Ken Rosenthal on Thursday night mentioned two names that could signify […]

Oh That Sweet Convention Smell

The Cubs Convention will kick off two weeks from today, and boy am I excited! This will be the third year in a row I attend the Convention and it is quite an experience. I wrote a similar column last year, but I could not avoid doing it again. More and more people read the […]

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 […]