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

All good things must come to an end… but that’s a good thing!

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Okay, Okay, I know.  This is a Cubs blog, but as a sports fan, as a Chicago fan, I HAVE to write about the historical run many of us just witnessed in the Blackhawks hockey team going 24 straight games without a regulation loss.

An Opening Day flashback

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I was going through some of my old journals and came across this one of Opening Day 2008.  I wrote it down after I got home trying to just capture the whole experience on paper so that during those long winter days when baseball seems non-existent, I could pull it Continue reading An Opening Day flashback

Expectations

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On the eve of one of the days we have been waiting for all winter, pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training, I feel like it is the eve of Christmas Eve.  I can say with 99.9999% belief that this team will NOT win the World Series (come on, I’m Continue reading Expectations

In a Year Where the Cubs Face a Power Outage, Fans Should Embrace Soriano

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Since signing an eight year $136 Million contract with the Chicago Cubs five years ago, Alfonso Soriano has been the target of fans angst for a number of reasons. Whether their chief complaint is being well over paid (thank you very much John McDonough) or his lack of production, Cubs Continue reading In a Year Where the Cubs Face a Power Outage, Fans Should Embrace Soriano