Ivy Rambles


“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for Spring.” -Rogers Hornsby This is the time when I really start to miss baseball Continue reading

Instant Replay and a Family Disagreement


If there is one thing that has been widely known about me – but not so much by you, as of yet – it is that I have always been a bit of a tomboy. This is partially due to Continue reading

One week until Tanaka-mas


It has been a very interesting couple of weeks.  In between Jeff Passan’s epic take-down of Cubs financial strategy (or lack thereof), the new mascot, and the deadline to sign players tomorrow before going to arbitration (just a formality, they Continue reading

Hi there!

Win Flag

Hello fellow Cubs fans! I saw Anno’s call out asking for female fans who love the Cubbies and love to write, so here I am. I’m excited to participate in this site with the other bloggers and readers and talk Continue reading

Greetings Cub Fans!


Hi Everyone, I’m Jill, the newest blogger around World Series Dreaming. First, I would like to thank Anno and the rest of the crew for giving me this opportunity. I am looking forward to blogging and sharing in the love for the Continue reading

The Editorialized Version of Moving From WGN

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Growing up in the ’90s during the resurgence of the Packers in the shadow of Lambeau Field (I know…BOO HISS EVIL!), it would have been easy for me to end up as another fair weather (which there never was) Brewers Continue reading

Future Alert: Sickels Releases Cubs Top 20


One of the best things about the offseason is the releases of annual prospect rankings, and today comes another one as John Sickels of Minor League Ball released his Cubs Top 20 (21) rankings, complete with prospect grades and a Continue reading

The Calm Before the Storm

Greg Maddux

The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot results will be announced on Wednesday, January 8 at 1 PM Central Time.  We’ve covered the publicly released totals thus far and you can check out the Baseball Think Factory ballot collecting gizmo Continue reading

Goodnight, Sweet Prince


The sad news about a former Cubs legend:   Ryan Theriot is officially retired. Last played in majors in 2012 after 8 MLB seasons. Leaves with .281 batting average in 899 games. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) January 6, 2014   Continue reading

Hall of Fame Quasi-Update


We took a look at the 2014 Hall of Fame ballot (and the associated backlog) a few days ago, at the turn of the New Year.  The Baseball Think Factory continues to update their gizmo up until the announcement on Continue reading