An Illinois appeals court on Wednesday vacated the conviction of an alleged Chicago police torture victim who has served nearly 25 years in prison for the 1990 robbery and murder of a cab driver.
He was a metronome of glass half full attitude that kept multiple generations of Cubs fans from completely losing it.
Bundled up in Wrigley Field’s upper deck on a cold April day, a nine-year-old girl jumped from her seat and yelled to her father.
It’s a big day for the Chicago Cubs, and as long as the rain holds off this afternoon, the weather won’t wash away fans’ excitement for the team’s home opener, and the start of a yearlong commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.
I’m sure he’s saying some of his best friends are black.
Wood needs to be careful if he wants his post-career vision to be realized, and actual baseball is only a part of it.
The city of Chicago dominated the opening of baseball’s winter meetings. The first thing on MLB’s agenda was the announcement of the Veteran’s Committee on who was going into the Hall of Fame. The announcement came early in the morning with former Cub Ron Santo getting in while former Sox player Minnie Minoso fell short.
The news was stunning, if not surprising, this morning when I woke up, turned on the TV and learned from the crawl on the screen that Ron Santo had passed away at 70 after a lifetime of health issues.
Sweet Swingin’ Billy Williams was enshrined on Addison and Sheffield Tuesday. A bronze statue of his likeness was unveiled in front of his fans, his teamates and Cubs’ ownership. The crowd heard a who’s-who list […]
On September 7, the Chicago Cubs will dedicate a statue to Hall of Famer Billy Williams. The ceremony will take place on the corner of Sheffield and Addison, where the Harry Caray statue once stood.
On September 1 the Cubs will rededicate the Harry Caray statue after its moved from its current location, Sheffield and Addison, to right outside the entrance to the bleachers.