50 things I'm thankful for this year

Wrigley Field

Day games at Wrigley Field

Fans in the stands at Wrigley Field

A full, 162-game season


Frank Schwindel

Rafael Ortega

Patrick Wisdom

Willson Contreras

Backup catchers -- all of them


Javier Baez's years as a Cub

Kris Bryant's years as a Cub

Anthony Rizzo's years as a Cub


Nico Hoerner's potential

Kyle Hendricks

Justin Steele's potential

Keegan Thompson's potential

An improving farm system

A new general manager


Game-tying home runs

Go-ahead home runs

Grand slams

2 grand slams in 1 game

Walk-off home runs


Walk-off wins

Come-from-behind wins

Every win over the Brewers

Every win over the Cardinals

Every win over the White Sox

That the Pirates are in the same division as the Cubs

Winning streaks

Wins that end losing streaks



Al Yellon's photo-sleuthing posts

Al Yellon's game recap posts

Al Yellon's game preview posts

Deputy Mayor of Rush Street's bullpen charts

People who read my "History Watch" comments


People who read my FanPosts

Game threads

All the smart, funny people who comment in game threads

Bleed Cubbie Blue


Live streaming of games via

Jim Deshaies

Rick Sutcliffe

Pat Hughes


The Chicago Cubs

The National League


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