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Chicago magazine commissions me to do World Series scorecards

How did Chicago magazine find my scorecards? How did I react? Here’s the story about how it happened. The Cubs going to the World Series is enough excitement for any Cubs fan. My excitement got doubled over as Chicago magazine asked to use my scorecard as a blog post on their site, and credit me …

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22 Cubs players give thanks to Chicago fans after World Series

The Cubs are World Series champions! 22 Cubs players have given thanks to the fans on Twitter, some gave thanks several times on Twitter. In total there are 38 tweets. The player giving the most thanks to fans is Jon Lester with four. The player with the least likes and retweets on his tweet of …

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Chicago Cubs Golden Ratio

The front page of a newspaper matters. It is the very definitive representation of monumental civic, national, and global events. For 30-some years I often wondered what photo/headline would represent the ageless dream of a Chicago Cubs World Series Championship. That day finally arrived November 3rd thanks to the brilliance of the Chicago Tribune. Momentos …

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Five World Series team records the Cubs could break in 2016

Even though the Cubs haven’t reached the World Series since 1945, they have played in a lot of World Series games in the first half of the 20th century. In fact, the Cubs played in the third most games. Most World Series games played, 1903-1945 Yankees (72 games) Giants (72 games) Cubs (53 games) Cardinals …

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When will the Cubs announce the lottery results for World Series tickets

Every Chicago Cubs fan is anxiously awaiting the results of the lottery draw for World Series tickets. For me the tension is greater than any of the NLCS games. I can barely stand it. After analyzing the past lottery announcements we can say it could have been announced on Sunday and could be as late …

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Church liturgical colors during summer match Wrigley Field

For the last four years, Father Burke Masters has held mass at Wrigley Field before Sunday home games, inviting beer vendors, ushers and anyone who works at the ballpark. Before Sunday night’s 1-0 loss to the Dodgers, Cubs catcher Miguel Montero joined the group in Section 209 along the left-field line. Read the rest: Montero …

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Cubs 4-run 9th inning 2016 NLDS comeback win predicted in 8th inning

The Cubs were pretty down throughout game 4 of the NLDS. Despite leading the series 2-1, the Giants and their silly #Believen were about to tie up the series. Giants pitcher some how limited the Cubs to only two hits through eight innings. Things looked bad. But in the 8th inning, I predicted four runs in the 9th! …

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