Andre Dawson day at Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs will honor the latest inductee to the Baseball Hall of Fame, former Cub Andre Dawson before Monday’s (8/30/2010) game against the Pirates. Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley will declare Monday “Andre Dawson Day” in the city, despite his status of being a devoted Sox fan. The Cubs will present a ‘gift’ the […]

August 26, 2010  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: announcement, awards, Chicago, game day, news, oldschool, players, Wrigley Field  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

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

Opening Day at Wrigley Field

So far, the 2009 Chicago Cubs have seen two other teams celebrate their home openers, the Astros and today the Brewers. On Monday, the clouds will part, angels will sing, and (as Crane Kenney is known to put it) the “cathedral of baseball” will open a new season on the Northside. If you are feeling […]

April 11, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, Wrigley Field  3 Comments

Wrigley Rooftops Changing with the Times

Nancy Armour, a national writer for the Associated Press filed this story today about Wrigley rooftops.  Her angle is that the economy is impacting rooftop owners, but the story also includes a pretty good history and overview of the rooftop scene.  The present economy is of course impacting corporate spending which often has been the sweet spot of […]

March 12, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: game day, rooftops, Wrigley Field  One Comment

Recession? What recession?

It seems the folks that like their entertainment in Wrigleyville haven’t picked up a paper lately. When the first date for the Billy Joel & Elton John “Face 2 Face” tour stop at Wrigley went on sale, the concert sold out so quick, Live Nation seemed to scramble to add another date. Now today single game […]

February 20, 2009  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: biz of baseball, game day, Wrigley Field  No Comments