History

Cubs Who Homered In Their First Major-League AB

44

This isn't an impressive list.

The Cubs Game That Broke Retrosheet

29

Nearly half a century ago, things like this could happen.

A History Of Wrigley Field Suspended Games

21

Today will mark the 23rd suspended and resumed game in Wrigley Field history. Here are details of some of the more memorable among the previous 22.

The Sandberg Game: 30 Years Ago Today

109

Three decades have passed since one of the most famous games in Cubs history.

Lou Brock For Ernie Broglio: 50 Years Ago

22

It's the golden anniversary of a trade that was golden for the Cardinals... not so much for the Cubs.

Lennie Merullo Steals The Show At Wrigley Field

55

The last living World Series Cub returned to Wrigley Saturday and he and his family had a grand time.

A Brief History Of Cubs Walkoff Grand Slams

11

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

Fan Favorites By The Numbers: Mark Grace

43

This is the last scheduled Favorite, so I'm picking mine.

Fan Foils By The Numbers: Sam Zell

131

He never suited up for the Cubs, but this "suit" did some awful things for and to the Cubs. Caution:"tl;dr" ahead.

Fan Favorites By The Numbers: Andre Dawson

36

The Hawk patrolled right field like few others.

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Fan Foils By The Numbers: Alex Gonzalez

70

Limited skills and wrong place, wrong time.

Fan Favorites By The Numbers: Ted Lilly

9

One of Jim Hendry's failures was yesterday's Foil. One of his greatest successes is today's Favorite.

Fan Foils By The Numbers: John Grabow

12

Exhibit A for why you don't spend money on middle relievers.

Fan Favorites By The Numbers: Rick Monday

43

Largely known for a single act of national pride, today's Fan Favorite was also a pretty good ballplayer.

Fan Foils By The Numbers: Jeff Blauser

15

In this week's Fan Foils, we're reminded that "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" is not a strong way to operate a baseball team.

Fan Favorites By The Numbers: Jody Davis

23

If the fans consistently chanted your name, you're a candidate for Fan Favorites.

Fan Foils By The Numbers: Danny Jackson

4

In this week's Fan Foils, we call on the phrase "be careful what you wish for, you just might get it."

Fan Favorites By The Numbers: Rod Beck

8

In this week's Fan Favorites, we play off of yesterday's Foil article to look at a proven closer who was just one of the guys.

Fan Foils By The Numbers: Mel Rojas

39

The next entry in the Fan Foils series looks at a player who reminds us something fantasy baseball players have known for years: it is stupid to pay for saves.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: April 18, 2013

26

There have been miserable weather days when they played at Wrigley Field, but none much worse than this one.

Fan Favorites By The Numbers: Vance Law

22

The next entry in the Fan Favorites series is a nod to my grandmother, who simply loved Vance Law.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: July 29, 2012

6

This was the worst Cub season in more than 45 years. At least this day ended happily.

50 Years Ago Today: A Remembrance Of Ken Hubbs

25

... and what might have been.

Fan Foils By The Numbers: Neifi Perez

58

The next entry in the Fan Foils series looks at a much maligned infielder who embodies a lot of Cub problems over (fairly) recent years.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: April 18, 2011

29

In which we are reminded of what might have been.

A Day In Wrigley Field History: June 13, 2010

18

This was an historic day before the game even started... and then more history was nearly made.

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