Archive for the 'Cubs' Category

The payoff of being polite.

A baseball great overcame segregation in his hometown.

What roles should feeling and science have in determining history?

The 70s were an interesting time for baseball cards, and for this pitcher in particular.

Somehow, the Cubs have spent the past four decades with decent catching, relatively cheaply.

The Royals cracked the code. Now the rest of baseball is on to their secret.

Which team’s fans have really suffered the most over the years?

Scrapping historical precedent and starting over with the name game.

“I don’t buy any of that crap.”

A surprising team has the most commonality with baseball’s most recent World Series champions.

A career-long second-stringer gets his due.

Player can have stellar seasons without taking home the hardware.

We bring back our traditional WPS Index to gauge the excitement of this year’s playoffs. You may be surprised at the results.

The Cubs have won the pennant. Let’s can the stale jokes.

Looking back on the Cubs’ last World Series championship team.

There’s October baseball at Wrigley Field. There’s also October weather.

The Cubs’ farm team on the South Carolina coast is proof of the team’s brand power.

In this election season, we need to know just how much our candidates love the national pastime.