Cubs look to buck the trend

The Crosstown classic begins tonight, and continues through until Thursday. The teams appear to be on different arcs, with the Cubs playoff-bound and the White Sox thinking about who they can trade away at the deadline coming up. But none of that matters when the two teams take the field tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.Continue reading “Cubs look to buck the trend”

My first podcast

I spent some time on the phone this morning with Bernadette at LadyAtTheBat. Her knowledge and passion for the game–and for the Yankees–is evident. She has been running her blog for five years, which I know for a fact takes a lot of dedication. She sent me a link to the show, which I’m sharingContinue reading “My first podcast”

The more things change….

I was paging through a book today and I came upon this line: “He told me of the interest of Chicago in Base Ball; how…thousands of lovers of the game at Chicago were wild for a winning team, but couldn’t get one” This could have been written today, but it was actually written a centuryContinue reading “The more things change….”

It’s a tribal thing

The first night of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge was yesterday, and the made-for-ESPN event will wrap up this evening. The Big Ten is off to a 4-2 lead so far, and has to win at least two of tonight’s games to claim victory for the season. And a tie goes to the Big Ten, sinceContinue reading “It’s a tribal thing”