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Baseball history unpacked, October 18

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Iconic games and events on October 18th!

2021 National League Championship Series: Dodgers vs. Braves Game 2, Sunday 10/17, 6:38 CT

The Braves look to go up 2-0 over the Dodgers.

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Former Cubs pitcher Chuck Hartenstein has passed away

He pitched for the Cubs in the late 1960s. Let’s remember a guy.

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2021 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Epilogue

A final look at the Heroes and Goats numbers and rankings from the 2021 season

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Cub Tracks’ the way the future was

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. This one faces the acid test.

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Cubs record, standings, upcoming schedule

Here you will always be able to find the most up-to-date information on who the Cubs are playing, when and where, and what TV channel you can find the game on.

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2021 ALCS Game 2, Red Sox vs. Astros and 2021 NLCS Game 1, Dodgers vs. Braves

The NLCS gets under way. And, we have SB Nation Reacts survey results.

A Cubs fan’s guide to the 2021 National League Championship Series

Atlanta and Los Angeles kick off a seven game series tonight at Truist Park.

Cubs 40-man roster coin-flips: Tommy Nance

First in a series about guys on the bubble for the 40-man this offseason.

Tom Ricketts says the Cubs ‘have the resources to compete’ in 2022

And, we have the first clue about season ticket pricing.

Cub Tracks adds character

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. This one sugars a plot twist.

2021 American League Championship Series: Red Sox vs. Astros Game 1, Friday 10/15, 7:07 CT

The ALCS gets under way.

Cubs officially announce Carter Hawkins as new club general manager

All eyes will be on the new GM to see how quickly the Cubs can bounce back.

A Cubs fan’s guide to the 2021 American League Championship Series

The Red Sox and Astros will begin a best-of-seven series tonight in Houston

Ball and strike calls in Giants/Dodgers Game 5 were atrocious

It wasn’t only the final out, either.

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The 10 worst Cubs games of 2021, part 2

There were some real stinkers post-selloff.

Outside The Confines: A historic California showdown

Plus: everyone needs a new manager now.

Baseball history unpacked, October 15

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Some genuinely iconic moments happened on this date... a whole day’s worth of video and SABR deep dives.

2021 National League Division Series Game 5: Dodgers vs. Giants, Thursday 10/13, 8:07 CT

One game for the right to go to the NLCS.

The Cardinals have fired Mike Shildt as manager

This is a surprise.

Cubs players in the Arizona Fall League and assessing the 40-man roster

Some detailed analysis of the seven Cubs players on the Mesa Solar Sox and whether they’ll be added to the 40-man.

The 10 worst Cubs games of 2021, part 1

Because why not.

Cub Tracks boldly goes

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. This one requires logic.

BCB After Dark: Cleaning up the plate

The cool spot for night owls, early-risers and Cubs fans abroad asks you what’s going to happen with the Cubs and Willson Contreras.

The Cubs are reportedly hiring Carter Hawkins as their new GM

This is a bit of a surprise, if true.

Today in Cubs history: The Schwarboard home run

Kyle Schwarber hit a home run that we’ll always remember.

This year’s MLB postseason games are dragging

It’s partly the extra commercials — but not entirely.

The 10 best Cubs games of 2021, part 2

The post-selloff guys had some memorable wins, too.

Outside The Confines: October Madness

The Astros, Red Sox and Braves all advance. The Dodgers and Giants are at the mercy of the wind. A look at a Latin baseball pioneer and the absence of NY Giants fans.

Baseball history unpacked, October 13

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history.

BCB After Dark: Memories

The cool spot for night owls, early-risers and Cubs fans abroad asks what is your second-favorite game of the recent Cubs playoff history.

2021 National League Division Series Game 4: Brewers vs. Braves and Giants vs. Dodgers

Both of these series could wrap up tonight.

Patrick Wisdom, Frank Schwindel named to MLB Pipeline’s All-Rookie team

Old for rookies, the Cubs pair played well in their first full MLB seasons.

2021 American League Division Series: Astros vs. White Sox Game 4

The Sox and Astros pick up their series after a day off for rain.

The 10 best Cubs games of 2021, part 1

Yes, there were some games worth remembering this year.

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