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CHICAGO (AP) — Veteran film actor Robert Redford will throw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field to open the Chicago Cubs season on April 1. The Cubs opening day program also includes the seventh-inning stretch singing of Ron Santo Jr., whose...
Tags: Wrigley Field, Robert Redford
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs will honor Ron Santo with a statue outside Wrigley Field and the team will wear a special patch next season to pay tribute to the former broadcaster and third baseman. The Cubs said Saturday they will unveil the...
Tags: Wrigley Field, Athletes, Sculpture, Baseball, Sports
RedEyeReady or not, the Red Line South reconstruction starts Sunday. Until Oct. 19, nine South Side Red Line stations will close as crews rebuild the line south of Roosevelt Road. During this $425 million project, which is expected to rid the southern Red...
Tribune CorrespondentMICHIGAN CITY — Frania Turley sang polka songs on the radio before television existed, and as part of her dying wish again belted out a few songs to the sounds of a live polka band. Turley, 92, a lifelong Michigan City resident, didn't seem like...
Wrigley Field remains the most traditional of major league ballparks, in both sight and sound. But traditionalists are a dying breed, and change at Wrigley is as unavoidable as another blown save. No matter how big it will be or where they will put...
In a dim corridor Monday along the third-base side of Wrigley Field, about 30 feet away from a restroom still equipped with troughs and a wall holding pay phones, Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts outlined the tentative deal struck to renovate the rickety 99-...
Tribune reporterMark Giangreco, Frank Deford and the late Johnny “Red” Kerr were recipients of Ring Lardner Awards Tuesday night during the annual dinner at the Union League Club of Chicago. Ring Lardner was a celebrated sportswriter, humorist, and...
Reports say the Tigers are looking to trade for a closer. Hang loose, Carlos Marmol. I mean, didn’t the Cubs sign Kyuji Fujikawa precisely because they intended-slash-hoped-slash-tried to trade Marmol? In fact, the Cubs cut a deal with the...
Tags: Theo Epstein, Josh Vitters, Rick Porcello, Mike Quade, Baseball
Pearl Jam will be playing at Wrigley Field Friday, July 19, the band confirmed this morning. The band tweeted out, "IT'S OFFICIAL: Pearl Jam will be playing at Wrigley Field. Will you be there?" The show will be called “An Evening With Pearl Jam,"...
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Ron Santo had to die to get into the Hall of Fame. It shouldn't have happened but it did, and everyone knows it. What we didn't know until Sunday was that in some ways it could seem better that Santo was inducted in the second...
So much for Anthony Rizzo's victory lap. On the day after Rizzo's critically acclaimed Chicago debut, the Cubs demonstrated nicely what exactly he has gotten himself into. The 17-1 loss to the Mets wasn't quite like that horrific, fireball-generating...
Fifty years ago this week, only 595 fans showed up at Wrigley Field for the opener of the Cubs-Mets series, the last time two teams with 100-plus losses faced each other. The '62 Cubs — with future Hall of Famers Ernie Banks, Lou Brock, Billy...
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