Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs fan Mati Maldre adjusts his cap before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field Friday, June 3, 2016, in Chicago. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

My dad’s Cubs hat featured in the Chicago Tribune

It’s always cool when a newspaper photographer takes your picture and then the photo makes it into the newspaper. A Chicago Tribune photographer stood a few rows behind us at Wrigley Field snapping away photos of the pre-game for the Cubs versus Diamondbacks. His mega-telephoto lens was amazing. In person they look cartoonish, like a bunch …

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Starlin Castro’s ranking among the all-time Chicago Cubs greats

With Starlin Castro traded to the Yankees, where does he stand among the all-time Chicago Cubs greats? Starlin played six seasons for the Cubs. His 3,524 at bats places him 28th among all Cubs. Therefore, we can use that 28th ranking as a benchmark for his other stats. Anything above 28 would be above what …

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My scorecard for the #Cubs playoffs clincher against the #Cardinals. #flythew #wearegood

Highly detailed scorecard from Cubs playoff clinch against the Cardinals

The first time Wrigley Field has ever seen a postseason series clinched! The Cubs won at home, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS series. I had the honor of being at the game, and thus, keeping a scorecard The stories behind some of the points on the scorecard Free W towels! With 15 strikeouts for the …

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How many times have two Cubs struck out in the same All-Star inning?

The Cubs managed to squeak two players onto the All-Star roster this year. Both Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo batted in the same inning. Castro came up first. The announcers were talking about the Cubs young talent; and how Castro is a cornerstone of the talent. He strikes out. Anthony Rizzo steps up as the …

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What will Disney do about the Clark the Cub ripping off Kit Cloudkicker?

The new Cubs mascot, @ClarktheCub, is basically a Tailspin character: pic.twitter.com/q6xkkp844q — Jake Malooley (@jakemalooley) January 13, 2014 Perhaps Disney and the Chicago Cubs have formed a partnership. The Ricketts were looking for sponsors for Wrigley and Disney jumped at the opportunity to make another theme park. In fact, maybe the area around Wrigleyville will …

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