Archive for November, 2006

Spending Money to Make Money

Sunday, November 19th, 2006

So the Cubs throw almost $140 million over 8 years at Soriano and sign the best free agent in a weak market. Immediate Cubs Blog Army reaction ranges from ecstatic to concerned. It is nice to see our team actually bust out a major signing, especially after last year’s Furcal debacle. Soriano […]

Home Movie of 1929 World Series

Friday, November 17th, 2006

Someone found this footage of the Cubs playing the Philadelphia A’s at Wrigley Field during the 1929 World Series. You can see how the temporary bleachers that were built extend out over the normal setup. Also, the upper decks of the grandstand were only a year old at this point, having just been […]