Archive for February, 2007


Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Ron Santo played third base from 1960 untill 1974. 14 of those 15 years were for the Cubs, all were for the City of Chicago, but none were on a post-season team. He was an All-Star nine times, won the Gold Glove five years in a row, led the NL in walks four […]


Friday, February 23rd, 2007

So after sitting in the VWR since 9:30 on 3 computers and leaving the countdown for lunch, I finally managed to score some Sunday Cardinal bleacher tickets for the April series.
One thing I noticed is that the outside of Opening Day and the Sox series, it is the Saturday tickets that go first, […]

8:00 am

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

No Soup For You

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

My Alarm clock goes off at 5:55, which is just in time to hear about the miserable sleet storms we will be having over the next week or so. That is quickly followed by the drawing of the magic Cusb ticket wristband number.
Out of 20,000 wristbands made and between 10,000 to 12,000, they […]

2 Hours Left

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007


Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

So I went and got my official Cubs ticket wristband this morning on my way to work. It was a very quick process as only a few people were coming in at 8:30 am. First off, I was greeted at the “K” gate by two very caffeinated girls who were handing out an […]

The More Things Change…

Monday, February 19th, 2007

“Baseball as at present conducted is a gigantic monopoly, intolerant of opposition and run on a grab-all-there-is-in-sight policy that is alienating its friends and disgusting the very public that has so long and cheerfully given it the support that it has withheld from other forms of amusement.” -Cap Anson, 1900
from “The Cubs Chronology” by Tim […]

More Snow

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

I added a few more snowbound Wrigley pics to my collection

Bloggity Blah

Monday, February 12th, 2007

So GROTA did a little follow-up on the whole “MLB forbids teams to talk to bloggers” snafu and finds that there has been no “official” rule handed down on the subject.  There are still the long-standing rules covering accreditation that pretty much rule out bloggers from getting a cushy press-box seat.
But that just brings me […]

Wrigley Snowfall

Monday, February 12th, 2007

It had been snowglobing all night, laying a soft layer of white across the field.
A few more pics from this morning can be found here.
56 days till the home opener.