Al Yellon is a native Chicagoan who has been following Chicago sports since the 1960's. That means he's seen a lot of losing -- but finally enjoyed the ultimate triumph, the Cubs World Series title in 2016. He left Chicago to go east for college at Colgate University, then returned and worked for 29 years as a television director for Chicago TV stations before joining SB Nation full time as a senior editor.
The longtime baseball journalist uses his newfound editorial freedom for good.
This is a really good view of the iconic Wrigley board.
He hasn’t yet thrown a pitch for the Cubs, but he should become a popular fan favorite when he does.
You might think a random throw to first base is unsleuthable. But you’d be wrong.
It’s because of how loyalty in baseball — and sports in general — is created.
This future Hall of Famer was involved in a close play at the plate at Wrigley. But when?