Rambling Four Weeks from Wrigley

“Hello again, everybody.” Those three words, while probably not as often said as, “I’ll have another,” were always on the tip of Harry Caray’s tongue. A week after what would have been the amazing broadcaster’s 99th birthday, I wanted to lead this edition of Ramblings with a shout-out to the man that made me fall […]

The Unofficial Opening Day … It’s Time for the Cubs Convention

Harry Caray referred to it as the “unofficial opening day”, some refer to it as the “kick-off to spring training”, call it what you want but the bottom line is baseball is just around the corner. The 27th Annual Cubs Convention officially begins this afternoon at the Hilton Chicago. Pat Hughes will once again have […]

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 […]

A Conversation with Pat Hughes

Over the years, for many, Pat Hughes as become as synonymous with the Chicago Cubs as Harry Caray and his partner Ron Santo. Hughes’ love for the game of baseball is heard on a daily basis as he describes the actions on the field in his unique way. We welcome Pat into our lives and […]

The Magic of 1984

Twenty-five years, twenty-five years….where did the time go? It seems like yesterday Harry Caray nicknamed Ryne Sandberg and Bob Dernier the ‘Daily Double‘. It seems like yesterday Dallas Green made the trade for Rick Sutcliffe and thanks to modern technology, it was yesterday the Sandberg Game was replayed by this thirty-something Cubs fan and the […]

Skip Caray Passes Away

Baseball lost another one of its voices on Sunday. Skip Caray, broadcaster for the Atlanta Braves, passed away in his sleep at his home in Atlanta on Sunday. Caray, the son of Harry and father of Chip, was 68 years old. Caray was in the middle of his 33rd season of announcing Braves games and […]

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 […]

CCO Radio Presents….Who’s In Third and What’s on the Mound

The CCO Radio returns just three days before the exhibition season gets underway for the Cubs in Arizona. Once again Brian and Shaun discuss a variety of Cubs topics from Harry Caray to the latest revelations from Lou Piniella on his lineup to Brian Roberts and Jose Ceda to the centerfield competition to a heated […]

Ten Years Later

There will never be another one like him. To put in simply, he was one of a kind. But the word simple and Harry Caray were seldom used in the same sentence. He was original and honest. He was baseball and for an entire generation, he was seemingly as important to the Chicago Cubs as […]

Weekend Update – 02/09/08

Finally the long-rumored 6-player deal between the Orioles and Mariners was made official on Friday. Erik Bedard was shipped West for 5 players including one of the best prospects in the game, Adam Jones. Countless reports have indicated this winter that once Andy MacPhail dealt Bedard, Brian Roberts would be next on the trading block. […]