Chicago Cubs Essays

Who's Come Close To No-Hitting The Cubs Since '65?

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It's been almost 49 years since the Cubs were no-hit. Here are some games during that time when that streak came close to ending.

Poem: Don't Think I Can Be A Cubs Fan Anymore

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Don’t think I can be a Cubs fan any more. They’ve let me down since 1984. The pitching’s halfway decent but they barely score. Don’t think I can be a Cubs fan anymore.

A Brief History Of Cubs Walkoff Grand Slams

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The Cubs aren't hitting much right now. So let's talk about times when they have.

Positional Performance Part 2: Outfield & Pitchers

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In the second half of this weekly feature, we turn our attention to the performance of the Cubs outfield and pitchers. Some of the figures may just surprise you.

Cubs Positional Performance Through May 3

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In this new series, BCB's Russ La Croix looks at the Cubs' performance at each position compared to the rest of the National League.

Concessions Of A Cubs Fan: "Cub Paws"

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Sliders. What could they possibly do wrong to sliders? Well…let me put it this way…the only thing sliding was the quality of the food. Ordering these mini burgers for $15 with chips and two sides...

The Sordid Travels Of A Cubs Fan: Ditching A Wake

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If you are a superstitious person, it might be my fault that the Cubs lost a rain-soaked game to the Reds on Tuesday night. And the storm clouds decided to soak me to the bone instead of blowing to...

Is This The Worst Cubs Team Ever?

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So even with a small sample size and a tough schedule so far, most fans agree that the 2014 Cubs look pretty bad. But how bad? As bad as the worst Cubs team in history?

This Is Cubs Country

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A New York Times interactive map of baseball fandom shows Cubs nation stretches across most of the middle of the country.

A Wrigley 100th Birthday To Remember! (And Forget)

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Wrigley Field's 100th birthday party ended like most of my birthday parties end, depressed and wondering what the future holds. But a painful ninth-inning loss didn't stop the 'Party of the...

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