Day Two of the 2013 Cubs Convention … The Ricketts Family Forum

The second day of the Cubs Convention is typically filled with as much information as one can process and this year there seemed to be even more. With the baseball side of the organization moving in the right direction, the next obstacle facing the Ricketts family and the Chicago Cubs is the restoration of Wrigley […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Cubs Convention Day Two: Meet the Ricketts

Saturday at the Cubs Convention is filled with one session after the other … and the 25th annual gathering did not break from the norm. The first session on Day Two of the Convention was Meet the Owners hosted by Len Kasper. The Ricketts family discussed a variety of topics from Jim Hendry to the […]

The Ricketts Family is the Owner of the Chicago Cubs

Friday was a big day for the Chicago Cubs … The Ricketts Family is now in charge. The Ricketts Family met the Chicago Media and fan base for the first time as owners of the Chicago Cubs on Friday morning. Mr. Ricketts began the press conference by saying, “After three long years, we are very […]

Ricketts Resigns from Ameritrade Board

According to multiple reports on Monday, Tom Ricketts resigned from the board of TD Ameritrade as a part of his family selling $403 million of “its stock to help finance its bid to buy the Chicago Cubs.” The sale of the 34 million shares the Ricketts family owned in Ameritrade stock was completed on Friday […]