New Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred announced yesterday that starting in 2017 the All Star game will be awarded to “the highest bidder”. While Manfred did not go into detail about how the bidding would work, they would take a different course of action to choose who would host the mid Continue reading With New Bidding Process, When Will Wrigley Host an All Star Game?
Over the weekend’s festivities, new and exciting information was revealed about the coming video boards that will be implemented into your game day experience at Wrigley Field starting in 2015. As you can see, there will be a few LED boards in Wrigley. In Left Field, there will be Continue reading So… About Those New Videoboards
Remember Barney Stinson’s one rule? Tomorrow night, the Chicago Cubs will play their last home game of the 2014 season against the St. Louis Cardinals. When the last out is made, and the last car has left the parking lot, the Cubs plan on starting work on their plans to Continue reading Wrigley Construction to Begin This Weekend
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
In just over one week, Tom Ricketts will take his revised plan for the long anticipated Wrigley Field Expansion and renovation to the Commission on Chicago Landmarks. Hopefully this will be the last time Ricketts and the Chicago Cubs have to go through this process, because the fans of the Continue reading Tom Ricketts Expecting a Landmark Victory
Today, the first round of the legal battle between the rooftops owners and the Chicago Cubs was decided. Technically, their lawsuit was not against the Cubs themselves, but filed a defamation lawsuit against sports consultant Marc Ganis. If you need reminding of what Ganis said back in January allow me to remind Continue reading Courts to Rooftop Owners: Suck it Up Buttercup
With Tom Ricketts and the Chicago Cubs FINALLY ready to (allegedly) break ground on their long talked about expansion plans for Wrigley Field which include a full scale renovation fans are once again picking sides and letting their voices be heard. Whether the discussion is about the projected seven signs Continue reading New Is Always Better
Tom Ricketts has had enough. And it only took him 16 months. Very late last night, a six minute video was released detailing the decision to move forward with the renovation, without a deal with the rooftop owners. In the video, Ricketts says, “We’ve spent endless hours negotiating with rooftop Continue reading From Late Last Night: Cubs Moving Forward with Renovation