Not Wanting to be a Distraction, Sosa to Miss Banks’ Services

Sosa Banks

Thousands upon thousands of Chicago Cub fans are currently making their way to Daley Plaza as visitation for Ernie Banks beings. With the visitation and memorial services all taking place, you can bet that just about everyone with Cubs ties will Continue reading

Will the Cubs Thrive in 20-1-5?


Somewhere, I can hear the late great Ernie Banks giving his annual rally cry for his beloved Chicago Cubs. Every year, he spins a rhyme about the Cubs succeeding this season. This year, I can almost hear him saying “The Continue reading

We have a new Commissioner in MLB!


Today is January 25, and as such, the long (and mostly successful) reign of former Commissioner Bud Selig is over.  He is succeeded by Rob Manfred, who released this statement, which include these excerpts: My top priority is to bring Continue reading

If the Cubs went full SkyMall…


It’s an ungodly hour and before I crash and burn I needed to get this out of my system. On Friday, it was announced that SkyMall, the company that runs the in-flight magazine/catalog full of ridiculous overpriced useless items that Continue reading



Let’s set up a disclaimer first.  For one, I am not saying that the Chicago Cubs absolutely need another pitcher; I’m just saying it would be nice to have another guy in the mix so that they don’t have to Continue reading

Goodbye Mr. Cub


As many of you already know, Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub passed away last night. Andy and Anno already wrote about him and you guys should check it out, but I wanted to make sure to get on here and express Continue reading

I Am Sad

RIP Mr Cub

Behind the Ivy and Anno have both chimed in on the thing that is the most prominent in Cubs Nation today. Sometime in the evening of Friday January 23, 2015 the Chicago Cubs lost arguably the greatest player in the Continue reading

Rest in Peace Mr. Cub


  Last night, the world of baseball received tragic news. The greatest  player  in Chicago Cubs history Ernie Banks, passed away  at the age of 83. The news is barely 12 hours old, and I am still having a hard Continue reading

Mr. Cub Passes Away at 83


Less than a week after the Cubs Convention, one that sorely missed Ernie Banks; he has passed away at the age of 83.  At this point, details are unclear…and are insignificant.  I’m not going to pretend that I can properly Continue reading

Let Ichiro Pitch!


The news just came in that perennial All-Star and should-be Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki is set to join the Miami Marlins:   Source: #Marlins indeed closing in on Ichiro, as @craigmish reported. Deal expected to be one year in Continue reading