Billy Williams To Throw Out 1st Pitch Ahead Of Game 1 Of Cubs-GiantsFormer Cubs pitchers Ryan Dempster and Kerry Wood will sing the seventh-inning stretch.
Emma: Billy Williams Cherishes Chicago And Its CubsWilliams marvels at the success of this 2016 Cubs team.
Jenkins, Sandberg, Williams To Throw Out 1st Pitches At Cubs' Home OpenerThe team encourages fans to arrive earlier than usual with new security measures in place.
Conviction Of Alleged Chicago Police Torture Victim Vacated 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.
Baffoe: Ernie Banks And The Great Perpetual Cubs HopeHe was a metronome of glass half full attitude that kept multiple generations of Cubs fans from completely losing it.
Emma: Lasting Memories Make Wrigley Field RemarkableBundled 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.
Gray Day Won’t Dampen Cubs’ Spirits At Home Opener 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.
Bernstein: Ricketts Tap-Dancing Around The TruthI’m sure he’s saying some of his best friends are black.
Bernstein: Be Careful, Kerry WoodWood needs to be careful if he wants his post-career vision to be realized, and actual baseball is only a part of it.
Schuster: Santo Gets In, Minoso Has To WaitThe 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.
Wisch: Does Ron Santo Deserve A Wrigley Statue?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.
Williams Enshrined, Castro Benched, Cubs Lose