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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...
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: New York Mets, Derrek Lee, Ernie Banks, Baseball, Billy Williams
ChicagoSports.comI'm sitting in the Sports Corner Tavern and Grille Monday afternoon, watching the White Sox complete their sweep of the Orioles, when in walks "Wild Bill" Holden. Well, with his knees, walking is a generous term. He's slated to have both knees replaced on...
Tribune staff reporterThe Larry Rothschild exercise regimen isn't recommended for everyone, but it certainly has kept the Cubs' pitching coach in good shape. Rothschild has made so many trips from the dugout to the pitching mound to calm his struggling pitchers that he may be...
Tags: Sports, Rich Hill, Chicago Cubs, Baseball, Wade Miller
Due to circumstances beyond his control, Paul Sullivan returns to answer all your Cubs-related questions. What is the deal, are the Cubs too cheap to ? I miss half the game while I'm looking up a number to see who's playing! What is the real reason...
RedEyePITCHERS Grover Alexander (1918-1926) Two-time 20-game winner (1920, 1923) with Cubs won 15 or more games six times during tenure here. Career record of 373-208 overall, 128-83 with Cubs. Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown (1904-1912; 1916) Six straight...
ChicagoSports.comNice day, if a bit chilly, here in Chicago and I have no idea what it's like in Arizona, where the Cubs are opening their season today at 4 p.m. CDT. Let's go out on a limb and say it's sunny, 80 degrees with few, if any, clouds in the sky. Updates when I...
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