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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 09/27/10

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six: Cubs (70-85) vs. Padres (87-68) Game Time – 9:05pm CDT Coverage – WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – PETCO Park, San Diego Carlos Zambrano (9-6, 3.56/1.50) vs. Tim Stauffer (5-4, 1.95/1.11) Only seven games remain for the Cubs in Twenty-Ten … Q’s crew begins their […]

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 […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Marlins – 05/03/09

Game Twenty-Four: Cubs (12-11) vs. Marlins (14-10) Game Time – 1:20pm C.T. Ferguson Jenkins-Greg Maddux Retirement Ceremony – 12:30pm C.T. Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Zambrano (2-1, 4.64/1.48) vs. Ricky Nolasco (1-2, 6.92/1.69) Before the Cubs try to post their third […]

Cubs to Retire Number 31

According to a report from Carrie Muskat, the Cubs will retire number 31 on May 3 in honor of Hall of Famer Ferguson Jenkins and future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux. The official announcement is expected on Wednesday.

Day Three…Interest in the Cubs at an All-Time High

The 24th Annual Cubs Convention concluded on Sunday with two final sessions, “Meet Cubs Business Management” and “Down on the Farm“….but it did not go out without a bang. Moments after the Convention officially ended at 1:00pm, news surfaced that the Cubs traded once sure thing and five-tool prospect Felix Pie to the Baltimore Orioles […]

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 […]