Archive for the ‘game day’ Category

Cubs game parking in Wrigleyville

With the City of Chicago’s privatization of parking meter street parking, and the longtime restrictions of permit-based night game parking in Wrigleyville, it is advisable to plan your Cubs game parking in advance.   Make no mistake, if you park illegally, there is a city tow truck waiting nearby to ruin your game day experience. […]

April 24, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, game day, Wrigley Field  One Comment

New Cubs Video for Opening Day

In celebration of today’s Chicago Cubs home opener at Wrigley Field, here is a video I put together using photos I’ve taken and posted throughout the blog here on CubHub.net. There are lots of player shots, various views of beautiful Wrigley Field – what Mike & Mike from ESPN Radio call one of five “Sports […]

April 12, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, CubHub.net Site Update, game day, photo of the day, players, tradition, Wrigley Field  2 Comments

Fallout from the Cubs opening day blowout

Yes, it’s just one game, and no it was not lost due to the horrendously blown call on the trap by Nate McClouth on Marlon Byrd. Today’s 2010 season opener against the Braves in Atlanta was a lousy game from top to bottom. Cubs were twice doubled off base, committed 2 errors, pitchers walked 8 […]

April 5, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, game recap, game strategy, lineup, Lou Piniella, players, roster  No Comments

It’s GO Time for Your 2010 Chicago Cubs

It’s GO time for your 2010 Chicago Cubs. The off season has ended, spring training is over, the team is assembled, and hope springs eternal. With all the hope and anticipation of a 7-year old kid on Christmas eve, I await the first pitch, first game, first Cubs homer, and first win of the new […]

April 5, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, observations, players, playoffs, rivalries, schedule, spring training  One Comment

Important dates for Cubs fans

Monday February 15:  MasterCard Presale Ticket Promotion details Thursday Feb 18: Pitchers and catchers report to Mesa for Spring Training Friday Feb 19: Regular single game tickets on sale details Feb 23: Position player report to Spring Training March 2: MLB Mandatory Spring Training reporting date for all players March 4:  Cubs beginning Spring Training […]

February 13, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: biz of baseball, game day, roster, schedule, spring training, Wrigley Field  No Comments

Pre-sale promotion for Cubs tickets

There is hope for fans wanting to go to Wrigley Field on opening day, see a Cubs-Cardinals or Cubs-Sox game… The Cubs have announced the inaugural MasterCard First Chance Ticket Presale for Monday February 15th beginning at 10:00am. For the first time, fans can purchase single-game tickets for Cubs games in a special pre-sale promotion sponsored […]

February 12, 2010  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, Wrigley Field  4 Comments

Cubs Season Ticket Plans Available

I knew this day would come. Receiving an email titled “Chicago Cubs Season Tickets” from an individual at @cubs.com, I knew what the mail said: Dear Season Ticket Waiting List Member, I am happy to inform you… My number had come up – the Cubs have Season Ticket packages available! This same mechanism is how […]

February 6, 2010  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, Wrigley Field  19 Comments

With Cubs Season Fading, Bears Looking Good

The St. Louis Cardinals are playing like the ’27 Yankees. The Wild Card leading Colorado Rockies have won 9 of their last 10 games, now threatening the Dodgers for the NL West division. So now it appears the Cubs would have to basically win out to challenge the Wild Card, whether that be the Dodgers […]

September 11, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, game day, observations, playoffs, standings  No Comments

Wrigleyville iPhone App

Not being an iPhone owner, I cannot tell you much from a first hand perspective about the Wise Guide Wrigley Field app for the iPhone/iTouch. But from the description, it looks like a great investment at just 99 cents through iTunes:     Here is what the publisher/developer has to say: It seems almost cliche, but for […]

August 28, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, game day, Wrigley Field  2 Comments

Selig got All Star Game idea from Santo

This morning on the Mike & Mike show on ESPN radio, MLB commissioner Bud Selig told a story I had never heard before.  They were discussing the merits of making the All Star Game “count” by awarding the winning league home field advantage in the World Series. Mike Golic challenged the commissioner on the wisdom […]

July 13, 2009  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: All Star Game, biz of baseball, controversy, game day, playoffs  One Comment