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Day Two of 2011 Cubs Convention in Tweets

ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  Dave Kingman is hangin’ at Kitty O’Shea’s, watching football. #CubsCon ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  It’s melt down time for the kids! Parents, get those kids fed & to bed! #CubsCon ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  Carlos Pena is talking World Series. Not a bad thing. #CubsCon ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  Koyie Hill still signing autographs, 30mins after his appearance. Good […]

January 16, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Chicago, event, feature, live report, manager, Mike Quade, Team Ownership  One Comment

Day One of 2011 Cubs Convention in Tweets

ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  I bought a couple. RT @CubsInsider: You can get Cubs Charities 50/50 raffle tickets for $5 downstairs #CubsCon  ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  ROCKSTARS: RT @ataccini: @JulieDiCaro @aisle424 @danieldschell @adambuckled @tonyafathead @fatheaddesign #CubsCon  ClarkAddison ClarkAddison:  New meaning to “Let’s Play Two” RT @cubfanMike: certainly not Harwell, he was a true gentleman. No Mr Cub! […]

January 14, 2011  Tags: , ,   Posted in: event, feature, live report  One Comment

Welcome to the Hilton Chicago

Arriving at the Cubs Convention, I was pleased with how smooth parking and hotel check-in went at the Hilton Chicago. There are Cubs signs and fans everywhere and the staff is wearing Cubs logo “Hilton Staff” t-shirts. There is definately a nice vibe developing here. I was greeted in my room with a copy of […]

January 14, 2011  Tags: ,   Posted in: Chicago, event, live report, observations  One Comment

Reporting live from the Cubs Convention

Beginning tomorrow and running through Sunday is the 26th annual Cubs Fan Convention at the Hilton & Towers on South Michigan Avenue in the great city of Chicago. After 25 consecutive years of waffling on whether or not to attend my first Cubs Convention, I’ve finally decided to grab my camera and go this year. […]

January 13, 2011  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, event, feature, live report, news, observations  One Comment

Peoria Chiefs team report

Here are some general observations on the Peoria Chiefs… Justin Bour is a large man. He’s listed at 6’4”, 250 lbs but that might be a little shy. He’s thick and strong but seemed pretty nimble fielding a looper behind first base early in the game. In BP, the ball was jumping off his bat. […]

May 8, 2010  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: live report, Minor League Baseball, observations, players  No Comments

Today’s starting lineups

The starting lineups for today’s Kane County Cougars (14-15) vs the Peoria Chiefs (19-10) at Elfstrom Stadium in cloudy Geneva, IL: Peoria Chiefs Jose Valdez – CF Logan Watkins – SS Matt Cerda – DH Greg Rohan – 3B Justin Bour – 1B DJ Fitzgerald – LF Mario Mercedes – C George Matheus – 2B Francisco Guzman […]

May 8, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: game day, lineup, live report, Minor League Baseball  No Comments

Bobby Dernier works with Peoria Chiefs

One of the heroes of the ’84 Cubs and one of the few solid leadoff men in recent Cubs history, Bobby Dernier is with the Peoria Chiefs today. His role with the organization is Baserunning Coordinator, travelling throughout the ranks, teaching the Cubs hopefuls a thing or two about the game. In the press box […]

May 8, 2010  Tags: ,   Posted in: coaching, feature, fielding, game day, live report, Minor League Baseball, observations, oldschool  One Comment

Batting practice photos

Batting practice has just concluded. It’s chilly and the guys were pretty bundled up but I was able to get a few photos.

May 8, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: feature, game day, game of baseball, live report, Minor League Baseball  One Comment

Live coverage of Chiefs vs Cougars at 5pm today

Join me here on the Clark-Addison Cubs Fan Blog and on Twitter @ClarkAddison for live coverage of the Cubs class-A minor league affiliate, the Peoria Chiefs vs Kane County Cougars from Elfstom Stadium in Geneva, IL today beginning at 5:00pm!

May 8, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: announcement, Site Update, feature, game day, live report, Minor League Baseball  One Comment