Archive for the ‘Wrigley Field’ Category

Why Wrigley Field still matters at 100

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Most stadiums are just places to put butts. Like a living organism, it takes time for these inanimate objects to grow into something more meaningful. The majority of Major League ballparks have not yet had this opportunity — 24 of the 30 have been built in my lifetime, and I’m still ...

Chicago Cubs Are Dealing With a Case of the Ricketts

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Back when the Cubs were for sale, Major League Baseball didn't award the team to Mark Cuban because it was concerned for all of the potential PR headaches he could bring them. He's no sporting gentleman! He wears t-shirts and criticizes officials! And so the team was sold to the Ricketts family, ...

Cubs Fans Are Stupid (Like A Fox)

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Ozzie Gullen is the greatest. If his gig in Chicago doesn't work out, no offense to Bud Black, but I hope the Padres hire him. When his team is good, he's their fiery leader and protector of his players. When his team sucks, he's taking blame but also throwing people ...

Leave Mr. T Alone!!!!!

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

I wish I had a video camera and eyeliner to really hammer this plea home, but without that technology at my hands you will have to settle for this plea in simple writing, and that is this: LEAVE MR. T ALONE!!!! On Monday, Mr. T shouted sang the Seventh-Inning Stretch at Wrigley ...

Only the Cubs

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

There are certain bizarre things that seem like they can only happen to certain franchises. Only the Mets could open Citi Field by allowing the decisive run to be scored on a balk. Likewise, only the Mets could lose two games in the first two games of the season due to ...

Go To Zell, Assface

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

It is possible that no two subjects get me more worked up than the Cubs and the skinflint pricks who run the newspaper business. Generally, these subjects have nothing to do with one another. But now, with new Tribune Co. owner Sam Zell's continued antics, I get two for the ...