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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 historical sleuthing: Another Shawon Dunston photo

This one turned out to be pretty easy.

Cubs historical sleuthing: Shawon Dunston edition

This photo is not what it seems at first glance.

Would you trade Ian Happ and Adbert Alzolay for a Blue Jays catcher?

The Jays have three good catchers, and would like some depth elsewhere. Could the Cubs provide that in trade?

Wrigley Field historical sleuthing: Wrong stadium edition

It took a while to figure this out, but... that’s not Wrigley.

Happy Thanksgiving!

What are you thankful for this year?

Cubs historical sleuthing: Partial uniform edition

Just who is this Cubs player?

Cubs free agent target: Jeimer Candelario

Would a reunion with the former Cubs prospect be worthwhile?

2023 Bill James Handbook Cubs projections

And, a review of this baseball annual.

Cubs free agent target: Jameson Taillon

Because why not?

Former Cubs pitcher Dave Hillman has died

The righthander pitched for the North Siders in the late 1950s.