Is Wrigleyville Actually Fun?

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We’re a few days from the start of the 2016 Cubs Convention, and I do hope to meet a few of you there since Ivy was nice enough to invite me to go (otherwise I’d probably have just stayed home).  The last time I was associated with anything directly Chicago Continue reading Is Wrigleyville Actually Fun?

There is Apparently a Clark the Cub Book…

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Oh. Oh my. This is a Real Thing that Exists. #Cubs pic.twitter.com/x2cgY3aeUP — BleeBlee-8 (@bleeinternets) August 29, 2015 Somehow, former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster wrote a children’s book based on the Chicago Cubs’ mascot, Clark the Cub.  Look at that cover.  He’s got some weird #Magic ball, probably taken from Continue reading There is Apparently a Clark the Cub Book…

The Grudge Match Between Theo Epstein and Clark the Cub

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I don’t think Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein ever played professional baseball.  I know general manager Jed Hoyer played at some point in college, but as far as I could tell Theo was just a front office dude (from intern to assistant to GM to Prez).  Anyway, Continue reading The Grudge Match Between Theo Epstein and Clark the Cub

Billy Cub Goes to Jail

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For the past several years, John Paul Weier, Patrick Weier and three unnamed individuals have been roaming around Wrigley Field dressed as a costumed Bear which wears a Chicago Cubs jersey as well as a Cubs cap. The name on the back of the jersey is simply “Billy Cub.” While he Continue reading Billy Cub Goes to Jail

Winds of Change, Uncertainty Blow Around 2014 Cubs Convention

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This year’s annual opportunity for adult fans to complain ask questions to the team’s leadership and for children to get autographs, pictures, and souvenirs from their favorite Cubs players (past, present and future), was held in Chicago at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers this weekend.  Not much new information was Continue reading Winds of Change, Uncertainty Blow Around 2014 Cubs Convention