Kerry Wood’s Charity Home Run Derby

Photo by Nick Ulivieri

The Chicago Cubs outlasted the Pittsburgh Pirates today.  It was a pretty funny game, because I was expecting it to be over by the time school let out with the Cubs being up so much late in the game.  But Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: fundraising and updates


I guess you could file this one under “Don’t Quit Your Day Job”. To be fair, we really care about how well they play baseball not how well they refill our diet Pepsi. On Tuesday, May 12, the South Bend Continue reading

Quantum Leap: The Kris Bryant Chronicles (A Cubs Story in Pictures)

Quantum Leap: Cubs Edition

I have no idea who started this going, but Cubs Twitter started talking about Quantum Leap the other night.  As you may know, Quantum Leap was a very good science fiction television program some 20+ years ago starring Scott Bakula, Continue reading

Baseball For Everyone

Photo: Bob Levey/Getty Images North America

It may be because baseball season is right around the corner.  It may be because I’m the assistant baseball coach for my high school’s team.  It may be because said high school has a student body composed entirely of African-Americans. Continue reading

Clark 2.0: South Bend Cubs want you to name their mascot


Let’s have a mascot, they said. Let’s have everyone help name it, they said. It’ll be fun, they said. What could go wrong?  Well…… Remember this guy? Our buddy Clark? And how the “powers that be” forgot to give him Continue reading

Baseball needs tweaks, not major reconstructive surgery


Let’s start this off with a couple tweets about Jon Lester‘s thoughts on the new pitch clock that will be implemented in AAA and AA this year: Lester no fan of speed-up rules. ”It's Baseball. It's a beautiful sport.” #Cubs Continue reading

Test Test, let’s see if this works okay


Hi folks! We really appreciate you being a part of the World Series Dreaming community.  As we rocket through the postseason and head into what should be an exciting offseason, we’re going to clean up this blog a bit.  This Continue reading

Labels don’t matter if he can play


Even though this is a baseball centered blog, sometimes news from elsewhere drifts in to baseball and gets you thinking. Today, remarks from Tony Dungy made me think about a few things, and I wanted to get some thoughts off Continue reading

All About the Money


Every now and then, we will tackle a subject that isn’t solely focused on the Chicago Cubs, and today is one of those times. Although, there is still a Cubs spin as this was also brought up with Jeff Samardzija Continue reading

I Hate Rain


As a science guy I know how important the water cycle is to ecology and how we need rain to water the plants, provide drinking water to animals and all that good stuff.  But rain also prevents baseball from happening. Continue reading