Happier times at Wrigley Field

I made this video with great optimism at the beginning of this season. 2010 has turned out to be a downer for us Cub fans for sure. By any measure this season has been a grave disappointment for fans of the Northsiders. I think maybe the Blackhawks success may have even contributed to the lofty […]

July 27, 2010  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, game day, photo of the day, players, tradition, Wrigley Field  No Comments

One Goal: Mission Accomplished

Congratulations to the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks! I wrote a post a while back on the similarities between the Hawks and Cubs organizations. They have quite a storied past together and now of course we all hope the baseball team will follow the hockey team to a league championship. You can bet there […]

June 10, 2010  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, news, observations, rivalries  One Comment

Hat Trick for Patrick

Not directly related to the Cubs except in spirit, but congratulations to the Chicago Blackhawks organization and fans on winning annother playoff series and advancing to the NHL Western Division Finals! Patrick Kane scored a Hat Trick in last night’s series clinching game at the United Center. As I wrote in my Cubs – Hawks […]

May 12, 2009  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Uncategorized  2 Comments

Guest Post: Philosophy 101

Here is another Guest Post sent in by AJ. Back in the day, as a first year student at Illinois State University, I recall registering late in the process and as a result got stuck with a couple of courses I otherwise would never consider taking to complete my general studies. One of them, Philosophy […]

April 19, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: fan comments, guest post, Hot Stove, lineup, observations, players, roster, Team Ownership  One Comment

Cubs and Blackhawks have much in common

With the Chicago Blackhawks playing playoff hockey, and with John McDonough as their president and Jay Blunk as their marketing guru, it occurs to me these two Chicago institutions have an awful lot in common. Each team is among the oldest in their respective sport. Each team has legions of devoted fans. Each team has seen […]

April 17, 2009  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, observations, tradition  No Comments