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Tribune reporterCOOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- On a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in a pastoral setting on the edge of this quaint village, Ron Santo's family and friends – along with thousands of Cub fans who considered him a friend even if they never met him -- came to pay tribute...
Tags: Diabetes, Culture, Baseball, Juan Marichal, Cancer
Not all that long ago, there was no Major League Baseball package on cable television — and no cable TV, for that matter. If you wanted to see baseball heroes, you watched the "Game of the Week" or lived in a market where some of the home team's...
WGN NewsPhil Rogers To purchase a copy of the book: Ernie Banks: Mr. Cub and The Summer of '69 One of a select few baseball legends to hit more than 500 home runs, Ernie Banks Hall of Fame career contained memorable milestones including consecutive selections...
Tags: New York Mets, WGN, All Stars, Baseball, Sports
Cubs' Ryan Dempster puts teammates to work at casino-themed benefit, Charlie Sheen coming to Chicago, Tom Morello vs. Rahm EmanuelHow did Ryan Dempster convince his Cubs teammates to wear tuxedos and man the blackjack and craps tables at his charity event Wednesday, just hours after the team’s game against the Atlanta Braves? I’m not exactly sure. But whatever he did,...
Lady Gaga dines at Lou Malnati's, Brian Dennehy speaking at Old St. Pat's, 'House of Consignment' trailer debutsLady Gaga was in Chicago over the weekend with boyfriend and "Vampire Diaries" actor Taylor Kinney, who is filming the Dick Wolf pilot "Chicago Fire" in the city this month. The couple dined at Lou Malnati's in River North Sunday night. They ordered...
Bill Buckner and Leon Durham gave the Cubs solid first basemen from 1977-87, when this reporter spent some time covering the team as the Tribune's beat writer. Each enjoyed a solid major league career. Buckner wound up a .289 career hitter with a batting...
"The Rosie Show" staff holiday party took place at Roof in the Wit hotel Wednesday and included an appearance by Rosie O’Donnell herself. Highlights from the party and the preparations for the party will air on the OWN network talk show. O’...
Chicago wrestler Colt Cabana teaming up with Jamie Kennedy, 'Hunger Games' cast coming to Aurora, Common hosting galaJamie Kennedy is on a mission to make professional wrestler and Deerfield native Colt Cabana (real name Scott Colton) a star. Kennedy – known for his roles in “Scream,” “Son of the Mask” and “Malibu’s Most...
Tribune newspapersJohn Grisham — “International best-selling author of 23 novels!” the stadium announcer boomed out moments earlier — took his seat in Row B, alongside the Cubs dugout at Wrigley. Next to him, Michael Harvey, the best-selling crime...
Special to Tribune NewspapersYup, I won a game for the Cubs when I was 9 years old, a kind of pre-pubescent reverse-Bartman deal. The next day's Chicago Tribune called the anonymous fan who interfered with a critical eighth-inning play "the fourth outfielder," which. with its...
Tribune reporterThe concept of sitting on a patio while watching a baseball game is an idea whose time has finally arrived inside Wrigley Field. "It's a very nice view … it's just beautiful," Lee Maloof of Vernon Hills said of the Budweiser Patio Deck adjacent to the...
Tags: Diabetes, Wrigley Field, Ron Santo, Wrigleyville, John Murray
WGN Feature ReporterHello Leshock Value readers and WGN News viewers! It's March 12 - which means we're tracking some unstable weather in the area, and your co-worker is more than likely annoying you with "I've got Belmont going to the Sweet 16" talk. That's right, it's...
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