Chicago Cubs Essays

A Tom Ricketts Remix

28

When it comes to financial disagreements between millionaires and billionaires, I tend to not become involved too personally. They're gonna do what they're gonna do. Such is the case with the Cubs...

It's Time To End Interleague 'Natural Rivalries'

102

Do you care about the "Crosstown Cup?" Me either. Let's end it.

Cubs Report Card: First Quarter Review

178

With one-fourth of the season in the books, BCB's Russ La Croix offers his opinions on the team and presents his report card for discussion.

Marlins Release Carlos Marmol; Career Likely Over

74

At one time, the former Cubs righthander was nearly unhittable.

There's Another Wrigley Field Mural Mistake

115

This one created a sleuthing assignment for me, too.

Concessions Of A Cubs Fan: "The Cheesesteak Dog"

27

Apparently, the provolone aspect of this sandwich is the white smegma smeared upon the steak. And given the low quality of the "steak" in question, and the overcooked yet cold peppers and onions, I...

Jeff Samardzija & VRS (What's VRS? Details Inside)

205

Many Cubs fans expect Jeff Samardzija to get traded. Seriously, you shouldn't get all that worried. (Also, an explanation of what "VRS" is.)

Which Cubs Player Should You Ask to Prom?

50

It's prom season and I don't have a date! But which Cubs player to ask? Who would be the best Cub to show up with on my arm for the defining moment of my high school experience? They all make...

A Brewers Fan Stole Ann's Bobblehead

30

I was charged with securing a "Babe Ruth 'Called Shot' bobble head" for Ann, the Las Vegas Cubs fan who has given me fourteen free Cubs tickets this year… and I failed.

Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 38

23

Graphs, numbers, and rankings. This can only mean one thing: BCB's Russ La Croix got to thinking during a rainy day.

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