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Tribune reporterTwo rain delays and a three-run deficit weren't about to dampen the White Sox's spirits Thursday night. Joe Crede hit a single off reliever Joba Chamberlain with one out in the ninth inning to score Carlos Quentin and vault the Sox to a 7-6 victory...
The Associated PressBaseball's All-Stars came to say goodbye to Yankee Stadium -- and what a long, long goodbye it was. In a game that started Tuesday night and faded well into Wednesday, Justin Morneau slid home just in time on Michael Young's sacrifice fly in the 15th...
Tribune staff reporterThe Cubs ended their regular season Sunday with an 8-4 loss to Cincinnati, but the Cinderella story doesn't end there. After the New York Mets lost a few minutes later, the Cubs were assured of a National League Division Series matchup against Arizona,...
What's the Curse of the Billy Goat? It started during the 1945 World Series, which pitted the Cubs against the Detroit Tigers. The Cubs refused to let Billy Goat Tavern owner William Sianis bring his lucky goat inside Wrigley Field for Game 4. An angry...
Tags: Jack Brickhouse, Will Ohman, Death, Jason Kendall, Jacque Jones
Tribune staff reporterHow windy was it Wednesday night during the Cubs' 12-3 victory over Cincinnati at Wrigley Field? So windy the Cubs took down the ceremonial flags for Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Ron Santo, along with the center-field pennants signifying the...
Tribune staff reporterWhen the Cubs began to become respectable in the late 1960s after 20 years of second-division finishes, columnist Mike Royko decried the rise of bandwagon-jumping fans. "Are they really Cubs fans?" Royko wrote in a 1968 Chicago Daily News column. "Were...
Tags: WGN, Baseball, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets, Derrek Lee
Ask Paul returns from vacation to answer all your relevant questions on the state of the Cubs: Isn't it fascinating to watch various clubs bring their minor league pitchers up, and when they throw them in against the Cubs, they have the best games of...
Tags: Bob Howry, Carlos Zambrano, Scott Eyre, Cy Young, Carlos Marmol
Staff reporterLiving the Dream To purchase a copy of the book: Living the Dream: An Inside Account of the 2008 Cubs Season About the book: Following the Cubs' quest to avert having 'a bad century' Would you put everything on the line for your beloved Cubbies by...
While Paul Sullivan power-loafs in Uptown, Chicago's own Jeff Garlin pinch-hits with a very special edition of Ask Jeff. Here's Jeff's take on Prior vs. Zambrano, trade talk and whatever happened to the 'ol squeeze? What's up Jeff? Who do you think...
Tribune staff reporterWhile the Cubs' team goals have been sunk for weeks, it's never too late for players to boost their statistics. Even in Friday's 5-2 loss to Colorado, Carlos Zambrano, Juan Pierre, Aramis Ramirez and Ryan Theriot all had some reachable goals. Zambrano,...
1960 - Aug. 24: Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. is born in Havre de Grace, Md. 1978 - June 13: Ripken is selected in the second round of the amateur draft by the Orioles, the team's fourth pick. He begins pro career with Bluefield (W.Va.) in the rookie...
(BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
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