Stuff to ask Tom Ricketts at the Cubs Convention

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It’s almost time for one of the most fun Chicago Cubs fan experiences since the team won the 1908 World Series!  That’s right, the Cubs Convention starts on Friday night, and team WSD will be in attendance (some of us hoping that certain radio personalities won’t be) to party, drink, Continue reading Stuff to ask Tom Ricketts at the Cubs Convention

Magic Number: 21

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And lo, on this Saturday, the 5th of September, 2015, the Chicago Cubs once again found themselves 20 games above .500 (there’s a hilarious Twitter thread about that, by the way), riding the arm of Jake Arrieta (who wouldn’t get another no-hitter, but who cares) and some grinding at-bats from Cubs Continue reading Magic Number: 21

Manny Being Manny Comes to Wrigley

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Last season, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer thought that hiring Manny Ramirez to be a hitting coach for the Iowa Cubs would be a great idea, much to the chagrin to some fans of the Chicago Cubs. They did not want anything to do with the man who was covered Continue reading Manny Being Manny Comes to Wrigley

Universally beloved and embraced…oh WAIT

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Today is Presidents’ Day, so I hope you guys enjoyed the half-assed history lesson I posted earlier.  We’re getting close to the point where another sitting President will have to host the Chicago Cubs at the White House after a long-awaited Fall Classic victory, but let’s put that on the Continue reading Universally beloved and embraced…oh WAIT

Not Wanting to be a Distraction, Sosa to Miss Banks’ Services

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Thousands upon thousands of Chicago Cub fans are currently making their way to Daley Plaza as visitation for Ernie Banks beings. With the visitation and memorial services all taking place, you can bet that just about everyone with Cubs ties will be paying their respects; that is, except for Sammy Sosa Continue reading Not Wanting to be a Distraction, Sosa to Miss Banks’ Services

The Struggles of Selecting Hall of Famers

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Year after year, the hall of fame election draws all sorts of debate and discussion.  The rules are terrible.  Someone sells their ballot to Deadspin.  Players who everyone thinks should be in are left out.  PEDs are discussed again.  It’s really a terrible time when it should be a great Continue reading The Struggles of Selecting Hall of Famers

Now is the Time for Cubs to Reunite With Sammy Sosa

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First things first… the elephant in the room.  Did Sammy Sosa cheat?  As far as black letter law, yes.  He was caught with a corked bat on June 3, 2003.  That violates the rules, which he was caught and punished for, whether he used the bat intentionally or not.  The Continue reading Now is the Time for Cubs to Reunite With Sammy Sosa

Road to Opening Day: #21

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The Cubs won another game, beating the Milwaukee Brewers at New Cubs Park on Sunday in a pretty thrilling game despite the fact that it’s still fake baseball.  Here’s the lineup against the Giants for Monday’s road game:   Cubs lineup MONDAY at Scottsdale vs. SF: pic.twitter.com/bsE6iaWI2o — Mark Gonzales Continue reading Road to Opening Day: #21

So When Will They Bring Sammy Sosa Back?

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The news just came in from the Bay Area scribes that former Giant and should-be Hall of Famer Barry Bonds is going to be a special instructor for the San Francisco Giants during spring training.  I had a bit of fun with the #BondsInstructions hashtag along with the goofballs at Continue reading So When Will They Bring Sammy Sosa Back?

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