Remembering 1984

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I was not able to get back to Chicago to attend this year’s Cubs Convention (Behind the Ivy recaps the 2014 event here), though I have attended a convention before and it was awesome. I was able to join the late (unfortunately) Stephanie Leathers who was the Publisher & Editor Continue reading Remembering 1984

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

Ivy Rambles

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“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 and the weather in Chicago doesn’t really help because Winter Continue reading Ivy Rambles

Snow Day Cubs Randomness

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There’s a snow storm brewing outside and the temperature is getting ready to drop to stupid cold levels.  Most of us being holed up inside, now’s a good time to dig through the news pile and see what we can find… Cubs Convention 2014 This year’s convention is once again Continue reading Snow Day Cubs Randomness

Cubs Convention 2013- Mixed review.

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After a whirlwind weekend and trying to get back to “real life”, I finally have a chance to sit down and give my take on the Convention this past weekend.  Now, keep in mind, I went to the Convention with my 13 year old son who lives and breathes baseball, Continue reading Cubs Convention 2013- Mixed review.

Ivy’s 2013 Cubs Convention

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“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 I don’t remember much from when I was little, but one thing that I do remember is the day that I Continue reading Ivy’s 2013 Cubs Convention

Another Cubs Convention Has Come and Gone

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Another Chicago Cubs Convention has come and gone, and all that we are left with are the memories of the annual celebration and kick off to the upcoming baseball season. Like most years, the convention was filled with fans all dressed in their Cubby best, packing the halls waiting to Continue reading Another Cubs Convention Has Come and Gone

Wrigley Renovation Plans From the Cubs Convention

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This will be relatively brief but serves to consolidate all the random Tweets by Anno, Roobs and other bloggers all over the interwebs.  The Cubs hosted an informational session where they revealed their plans to restore Wrigley Field, and not to rebuild it.  For the source you can check out Continue reading Wrigley Renovation Plans From the Cubs Convention

BASEBALL IS FINALLY HERE!

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Ok, so it’s “Cubs Convention Eve”, and the bags are packed, batteries for the camera are charged, sharpies placed in a strategic place in my purse for easy grabbing for those unexpected run-in’s with any of the 75+ current, former, and future players, not to mention the management, ownership, broadcasters, Continue reading BASEBALL IS FINALLY HERE!

Choose Your Own Cubs Adventure 4: The Cubs Convention

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The 2013 Cubs Convention is this weekend, and you can check out the schedule and the list of invitees that unfortunately (to me, at least) does not include a certain former Cub.  For those of you who can’t go, please follow the WSD Twitter (check the sidebar to follow) and Continue reading Choose Your Own Cubs Adventure 4: The Cubs Convention