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Remembering Mr. Cub


This already has been a tough year, sportswise, with the passing of Stuart Scott on January 4. And now, before the first month of the year is even in the books, the Chicago Cubs — and the game of baseball — have lost one of their great ambassadors. Ernie Banks, who will forever be remembered as Mr. Cub, died Friday at the age of 83. A More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 3 months ago

By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Cubs can’t put 2014 behind them fast enough

Now that 2014 is behind us, Cubs fans actually have something to look forward to in 2015. (R. Lincoln Harris) On this last day of 2014, it’s worth a few moments of reflection about just how bad this year More...

Jon Lester
By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

With Jon Lester on board, it’s a white-letter day in Chicago

Today, the “L” flag at Wrigley Field stands for Lester.  (R. Lincoln Harris) Cubs fans know the drill: When they win a game at home, the white flag with the blue W goes up from the flagpole on the More...

ray sadecki
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Ray Sadecki and the trade that never was

Ray Sadecki was almost the trade piece that sent Lou Brock out of Chicago. Sadecki passed away this week due to complications from blood cancer. He was 73. I’m going to venture to say that nobody reading More...

Wrigley Field bleachers
By R. Lincoln Harris On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Wrigley Field bleachers: A fond farewell

Demolition of the Wrigley Field bleachers began on Thursday, October 16. (R.L. Harris) Being a Chicago Cubs fan is more about Wrigley Field than it is about the team on the field. It sounds terrible, and even some More...

By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

For one night only, the #Cubs+1K Challenge is here

Step right up and place your bets in the #Cubs+1K challenge on Twitter. Who will push the Cubbies over the top? I like to do some prognosticating on this site. Sometimes I get it right because I know everything More...

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