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The Cubs’ road uniforms had centered numbers in 1972. Here’s why

It’s something unique in Cubs — and MLB — history.

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Cubs historical sleuthing: Ryne Sandberg edition

I decided to take on a real challenge here.

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Cub Tracks’ tweetstorm

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. #MLB, #MiLB, too. This edition saw a puddy tat.

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Cubs sign SS Alexis Hernandez, two others on international signing day

More talent has been added to the Cubs system.

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Cubs historical sleuthing: Don Zimmer edition

The photo at the top of this post doesn’t tell you the whole story, but I will tell that story to you, dear reader.

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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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Cub Tracks’ face time

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. #MLB, #MiLB, too. Cub Tracks looks way better with a mask on.

Cubs Prospect Perspective: Luke Little

He threw 105 miles per hour in a pre-draft workout.

Cubs historical sleuthing: Fergie Jenkins edition

I wonder if anyone still has the scorecard they got signed that day.

Should the Cubs retire Jon Lester’s number?

Opinions differ. I’m on the fence.

MLB made a labor agreement proposal to players. It didn’t go well

It won’t be long before part of the 2022 season is in jeopardy.

Outside The Confines: Talk is cheap

The owners at least made a proposal, but it was not well-received by the players. More on the first woman minor-league manager. Seiya Suzuki is coming to America.

Baseball history unpacked, January 14

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB history. This one has a sweet swing.

Cubs Prospect Perspective: Liam Spence

He’s got an unusual background. From Australia, but also played D1 college baseball in the USA, and his brother has played in MLB.

Wrigley Field historical sleuthing: 1938 aerial edition

There’s a lot you can find from just one photo, beyond what’s happening on the field.

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Is Jon Lester a Hall of Famer?

The answer might not be as simple as you think

Cub Tracks’ the gold watch and everything

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. #MLB, #MiLB, too. This one features people moving on.

BCB After Dark: The sparkle in his eyes

The cool club for night owls, early-risers and Cubs fans abroad asks you how you would feel about a Kris Bryant reunion on the North Side.

Cubs Prospect Perspective: Reggie Preciado

We don’t have much information yet on him. What’s there appears to be good and hopefully he will improve in 2022.

Cubs historical sleuthing: Dizzy Dean edition

This one doesn’t appear to have many clues... but it was actually pretty easy.

MLB players and owners will meet Thursday. What does this mean for the 2022 season starting on time?

NARRATOR: "Everything... and nothing."

Jon Lester has announced his retirement

Thanks for everything, Jon. Including the beer.

Outside The Confines: Apple to take a bite out of MLB broadcasts?

Does this mean I need another subscription service?

Baseball history unpacked, January 12

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB history. This one feels a draft.

BCB After Dark: In the Nick of time

The secret hangout for night owls, early-risers and Cubs fans abroad asks you how well do you think Cubs infielder Nick Madrigal will hit this year.

Cubs Prospect Perspective: Riley Thompson

We don’t have a lot of information on him as he hasn’t pitched since 2019. What’s best for him going forward — starting or relieving?

Cubs historical sleuthing: Rick Monday edition

This was a tough one.

The Chicago Bears mess is reminiscent of the Cubs under the Wrigleys

The Chicago NFL franchise’s leadership is playing out like the end of the Wrigley regime

Cub Tracks’ brain science

The latest in our long-running series of #Cubs-related news articles. #MLB, #MiLB, too. This one has a code in its head.

BCB After Dark: On the Marquee

The cool night spot for night owls, early-risers and Cubs fans abroad asks for your opinion of the Marquee Network.

1989 Cubs Historical Heroes and Goats: Part 15

The second half begins with some losses after some Cubs appearances in the All-Star Game.

Cubs Prospect Perspective: Yonathan Perlaza

He finished the 2021 season on a hot streak. He’s 23. What’s next for him?

Cubs historical sleuthing: Ron Santo and Roberto Clemente edition

When did this play involving two future Hall of Famers happen?

What’s your biggest ‘outside the box’ prediction for MLB in 2022?

Go ahead — dream large.

Outside The Confines: Breaking through the glass

The Yankees name their first female manager in affiliated baseball history. A woman tosses a scoreless inning down under. Everyone thinks they have a solution to the lockout.

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