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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.

Cubs history: The Wrigley Field scoreboard under construction

This photo caught it in the middle of being changed.

2021 National League Championship Series Game 6, Braves vs. Dodgers, Saturday 10/23, 7:08 CT

The Braves can still punch their ticket to the World Series tonight.

Today in Cubs history: The time Dickie Noles was traded for himself

It’s a quirky little bit of the history of our favorite team.

2021 American League Championship Series Game 6, Red Sox vs. Astros, Friday 10/22, 7:08 CT

The Astros can punch their ticket to the World Series tonight. Most people outside Houston won’t be happy if that happens.

Cubs reportedly hire Ehsan Bokhari as assistant general manager

Jed Hoyer is rounding out his staff.

Today in Cubs history: ‘The Cubs have won the pennant!’

A 71-year drought ended on this date five years ago.

Cubs free agent target: Steven Matz

Here’s a lefthander who could bolster the rotation.

2021 National League Championship Series Game 5, Braves vs. Dodgers, Thursday 10/21, 7:08 CT

The Braves can punch their ticket to the World Series tonight.

The Cubs should hire Andy Haines as hitting coach

He had a good run in the organization from 2016-18.

It’s time for the city of Chicago to repeal the Wrigley Field night game ordinance

The reasons for the limit on night games were flimsy at the time and don’t apply at all now.