The 2017 Hall of Fame Ballot

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As we get closer to Thanksgiving, the National Baseball Hall of Fame has just announced the official 2017 BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot, with 34 players eligible for voting and potential enshrinement.  Similar to previous years, I think there are something like 12 players worthy of entry into the Hall Continue reading The 2017 Hall of Fame Ballot

Enough Already

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Unless you have been living under a rock the past several months, you would know that Chicago Cubs Ace Jake Arrieta is on an unbelievable run. He is as close to unhittable as a pitcher can get, and that is saying something since he has thrown two no hitters in Continue reading Enough Already

Steve Scalise…And the Iowa Cubs?

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Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La), the U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip, is in a bit of a hot water.  As reported by the Louisiana blog CenLemar.com over the weekend, in 2002 Scalise spoke at the Best Western Landmark Hotel in New Orleans to members of the European-American Unity and Rights Organization Continue reading Steve Scalise…And the Iowa Cubs?

Indiana Theo and the Raiders of the Lost Cake: A Cubs Story in Pictures

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Remember a few years back when Indiana Theo stole the World Series trophy to try to get it back to Wrigley Field?  Well, if you don’t, you can read about it here. Fast-forward to the present day, and here we are with the rebuild in midstream and more politics and Continue reading Indiana Theo and the Raiders of the Lost Cake: A Cubs Story in Pictures