Archive for August, 2007

The Wrigley Experience

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

I went to the Cubs game last night with someone who had never been to Wrigley Field before. It was interesting to see a grown man so giddy about being somewhere new, his inner child was really soaking it all in. It made the experience almost new for me as I had the […]

Concepcion Goes For A Spin In Wrigley

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

I’ve heard of baseball players being superstitious and doing strange things to try and readjust their mojo, but sometimes they just seem like idiotic 20-something boys. Case in point, I give you David Ismael Concepcion.
It was 1976. The Reds were in Chicago in April playing the Cubs, and the only thing colder than the […]

Wrigleyville Storm Destruction

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

On August 23rd, 2007, Chicagoland was hit hard by a fast moving storm that laid waste to certain parts of the city and suburbs. Trees were uprooted, windows were blown out and basements were flooded. Many people were left without power for days. The area surrounding Wrigley Field had it’s share of desvestation, including damage […]

MLBs Wiki-edits

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

With all of the interesting corporate Wikipedia edits being exposed thanks to the Wikiscanner, I thought it would be interesting to check out what, if anything, was being edited by the powers that be in Major League Baseball.
I first checked out what the Tribune Company had been up to on the interwebs. Starting in […]

Quotable

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

“Everybody should get to play for the Cubs one time,” catcher Jason Kendall said. “This is what baseball is all about.”