Baseball Isn’t Dying, But Might Be Growing

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Given the rising salaries, the humongous TV deals, and this little fact after last night:   TV RATINGS: Over 334K Chicago mrkt homes (9.6 rtg at 9p) were watching Jake Arrieta's #Cubs no-hitter on @CSNChicago pic.twitter.com/OhTLfclJX8 — Jeff Nuich (@JeffNuich) April 22, 2016 I guess we don’t have to worry Continue reading Baseball Isn’t Dying, But Might Be Growing

The One Where the Rooftops Pretty Much Gave Up (UPDATE)

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I was busy trying to catch up with my TV viewing this week, plus family time, plus baseball, plus teaching…you know, life stuff…so we only did snippets of the story where a federal judge denied the rooftops’ request for a preliminary injunction: The ruling by U.S. District Judge Virginia Kendall Continue reading The One Where the Rooftops Pretty Much Gave Up (UPDATE)

As the luck changes…

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Today marks the lunar new year, the first day of the Year of the Goat (or sheep, or ram, depending on your thesaurus use) in the Chinese Zodiac.  With every new year (even if it’s in the middle of February for some of us uncultured swine) comes a new feeling Continue reading As the luck changes…

Rebuilding…Literally

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Look at this picture.  What emotions are going through your mind right now? Here’s another picture: You can check out our Facebook page’s thread here, but the gist of it is that the Chicago Cubs were dead serious about getting this project underway after their groundbreaking ceremony last weekend.  First Continue reading Rebuilding…Literally

Saying Goodbye to Wrigley

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Today was the last time I will see Wrigley Field as the old time ball park that is from another time. Sitting in my seats, I could not help but stare at the the old fashioned hand operated scoreboard and  the rooftops across the streets. I was soaking in the Continue reading Saying Goodbye to Wrigley

Wanna Buy A Stake in the Cubs?

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I was wondering to myself whether this deserved a blog entry since Patrick Mooney laid it out so well in his article, but after seeing yet another article (and more) pop up on the Twitters within minutes of each other, it seems like this is going to be a huge Continue reading Wanna Buy A Stake in the Cubs?

Could the Cubs leave Wrigley? When Speculation Could Become Fact

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The Chicago Cubs could be on the verge of leaving Wrigley Field. The one phrase that no one wants to hear, but one that is a very real possibility due to all the problems the Wrigleyville Rooftops are causing for the Cubs in their attempts to renovate, restore and expand Continue reading Could the Cubs leave Wrigley? When Speculation Could Become Fact