Archive for the ‘Wrigley Field’ Category

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

Elton John says no Wrigley show this summer

Entertainment reporter Dean Richards reports Elton John and Billy Joel will not be appearing at Wrigley Field this summer after all.  In an interview with Richards on WGN-TV and WGN-Radio, Elton says he is heartbroken that the show will not happen in July as rumored. He says the decision is Billy Joel’s, with Billy deciding […]

February 21, 2010  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Wrigley Field  3 Comments

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

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

Vintage film on Fergie Jenkins review

The National Film Board of Canada produced a documentary on Cubs Hall of Fame pitcher Ferguson Jenkins in 1974. Fergie was a rare Major Leaguer at the time, he was Canadian. This 60-minute film is a fascinating look at the baseball life of Fergie during the 1972 and 1973 seasons as a Cub. The film quality and content […]

August 22, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: oldschool, players, review, tradition, Wrigley Field  3 Comments

Concert time at Wrigley Field

With the Cubs on the road coming out of the All Star break, Cubs management are continuing the Wrigley Field concert series. Within the next week, the Friendly Confines will host concerts by Billy Joel with Elton John on July 16 and 21, and Rascal Flatts with Vince Gill and Darius Rucker on July 18th.  […]

July 15, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, Wrigley Field  No Comments

The All Star Game at Wrigley Field

The official program of the 1990 ASG I am remembering today the 1990 MLB All Star Game in Wrigley Field. I’m not a bleacher guy (too far away from the action for me) but my tickets were in the Right Field bleachers. I won a lottery that gave me the opportunity to buy a ticket […]

July 14, 2009  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: All Star Game, Chicago, observations, oldschool, on this date, players, Wrigley Field  No Comments

Cubs vs Sox – Crosstown Classic 2009

The Chicago Cubs will face the Chicago White Sox in the 2009 Cross-Town Classic! When this interleague-cross-town matchup gets underway, you definitely do not want to be the only person left out of the fun. See the White Sox and the Cubs play one another, and no matter if it’s at Wrigley Field or U.S. Cellular Field, […]

June 13, 2009  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, game day, rivalries, schedule, tradition, Wrigley Field  One Comment