The Cubs Brothers: A Cubs Story in Pictures

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Once upon a time, we did a Cubs story in pictures with Theo Epstein as Indiana Jones.  It was well-received and actually a lot of fun to set up.  The pictures do take a bit of time to manipulate, though, so these are few and far between.  However, we found Continue reading The Cubs Brothers: A Cubs Story in Pictures

Rumors of a Wrigley Face Lift May Force Cubs, Fans to Call The Cell Home For a Year

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Here we go again! The talks of the Chicago Cubs wanting to do a complete rebuild of Wrigley Field has once again turned the discussion to where they should play in a year when Wrigley will be off limits do to a complete face lift! An article that appeared today Continue reading Rumors of a Wrigley Face Lift May Force Cubs, Fans to Call The Cell Home For a Year

2012 Cubs Convention, Day 2

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  Today, as Tom Brady humbles Tim Tebow (at least for the time being, Tebow has an entire half to mount his divine comeback), let’s look back at the day’s events at the Cubs Convention and share a few random pictures that don’t suck.  For the crappy pictures I took Continue reading 2012 Cubs Convention, Day 2

For Those Thinking Cubs Owe Wood a Deal, Think Again

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Recently, there has been much debate over whether or not Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein and General Manager Jed Hoyer should re-sign fan favorite Kerry Wood to pitch for the Cubs again for the 2012 season. At the moment, there remains some serious doubt that he will be a member Continue reading For Those Thinking Cubs Owe Wood a Deal, Think Again

Math hurts brain — or how we should approach baseball analysis

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  A couple weeks ago, the fine fellows at Obstructed View posted a link to a Marlin fan’s blog explaining how one calculates linear weights in offense.  It was actually a very good read and clarified a great many things, despite him being a bloodsucking Marlins fan.  Well, I actually Continue reading Math hurts brain — or how we should approach baseball analysis

A wee bit about Cubs songs

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Recently, fearless leader Anno Catuli decided to revamp the Cubs victory video that we post to our Facebook page if the Cubs win (because it’d look pretty tacky and weak if we did it after the Cubs lose, right?). You can see the video below: Now we probably need to Continue reading A wee bit about Cubs songs

All interleague, all the time

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So the news just came in that the Astros will be sold by November and they will move to the American League at some point after 2012.  This move has a few ramifications: The Cubs will no longer have the luxury of being ahead of the Astros for dead last Continue reading All interleague, all the time

The last Cubs World Series clincher through the lens of God’s TiVo

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As we are officially into Year 103 of the Chicago National League Ball Club’s championship drought, I thought I’d take a look into the past with a bit of a twist.  Don’t bother reading any further if you think I’m a blasphemer or something, but if you’re into a bit Continue reading The last Cubs World Series clincher through the lens of God’s TiVo