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

An Innovative Idea on What to Do With Wrigley Field

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As each day this off season goes by, and the Chicago Cubs do not break ground, All I can do is shake my head. Wrigley Field is in desperate need to some serious renovations and repairs if they intend on spending significant time in the crowned jewel of baseball. The Continue reading An Innovative Idea on What to Do With Wrigley Field

When Journalists Go to War

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After the Rosemont news we decided to think about how the Ricketts family could use it as leverage to get things moving on the Wrigley renovations front.  I think some Chicago media personalities have been running with it and it’s made for some entertaining Twitter conversations (and also articles, which Continue reading When Journalists Go to War

Rosemont Cubs????

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I was quite surprised to hear on the morning of March 19th on Comcast Sports Net’s Sportsnet Central that the Mayor of Rosemont Brad Stephens has offered the Ricketts Family 25 acres of apparently some prime real estate to build the new home of the Chicago Cubs on. This is Continue reading Rosemont Cubs????

Tonight’s Monumentally Stupid Idea

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Once upon a time, the Chicago White Sox, mired in a championship drought of their own, tried to pressure the Chicago and Illinois governments to give them money to build a new ballpark.  In response to this developing situation, the folks in the Tampa Bay area built Tropicana Field, a Continue reading Tonight’s Monumentally Stupid Idea