Kerry Wood

Kerry Wood. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Former Cub Kerry Wood Hosts Fourth Annual Woody’s Winter Warmup

When pitcher Kerry Wood retired a Cub, he knew he wanted to stay in Chicago and give back.


Derrick Rose. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Wisch: Derrick Rose Is The Sum Of All Our Fears

Rose’s health struggles remind of some of Chicago’s greatest unfulfilled talent.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2014

Photo Credit: Rob Tringali/Getty Images

Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 18th-24th

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of August 18th-24th.


Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Pitching Plan Might Include Run At Lester

Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

Clayton Kershaw celebrates after completing his no-hitter Wednesday night. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Watch: Kershaw Finishes Off His No-Hitter

Clayton Kershaw had 15 strikeouts and the second-best game score of all time.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Levine: Leadership Evolving On Cubs

“I can’t say who the leader will be here, but that will happen on its own,” reliever Jose Veras says.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2014

Kerry Wood, pitching during his 20-strikeout game on May 6, 1998. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Watch: It’s The 16-Year Anniversary Of Kerry Wood’s 20-K Game

Some view it as the greatest game ever pitched.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2014

Kerry Wood. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Wood Helping Cubs Scout Draft Candidates

Kerry Wood was dispatched to see 18-year-old fireballer Tyler Kolek in Texas.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

Dick Butkus, left, and Gale Sayers in 2009 at Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Was A Football Performance The Greatest In Wrigley History?

Gale Sayers had a historic six-touchdown day on Dec. 12, 1965.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Truth Of The Wrigley Field Birthday Isn’t Happy

Celebrating 100 years of losing just feels weird.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2014

Fergie Jenkins. (Getty Images)

Wisch: 100 Years Of Wrigley, My Top 5 Memories

Fergie’s final masterpiece and a wild brawl will never fade from the memory.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2014

Steve Bartman interferes with Moises Alou. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Wisch: 2003 NLCS Didn’t Change Cubs, It Changed Cubs Fans

Cubs fans swallowed a bitter pill that they haven’t coughed up in the decade since.

670 The Score–10/15/2013

Sammy Sosa. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Wisch: Cubs Could Use More Stars, But Sosa Can Stay Home

As for Sammy, the door back to to Wrigley can remain dark. And he can build his own statue somewhere else.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

Kerry Wood. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Former Cubs Pitcher Kerry Wood Discovers Body In Belmont Harbor

Former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood reportedly discovered a man’s body floating in the water in Belmont Harbor.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2013

Kerry Wood. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Photo: Kerry Wood Is In Uniform

Kerry Wood is in uniform.

670 The Score–04/16/2013

The site of Kerry Wood Field.

Construction Halted At Kerry Wood Cubs Field

There was plenty of fanfare as the Rickett’s family and the former Cubs pitcher broke ground on the new Kerry Wood Cubs field back in October.


Ronnie Woo Woo frightens dozens at a Cubs game in 2007.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Possibilities For The Cubs New Mascot

Wrigley Field is a terrible place for children. It’s been mostly a terrible place for adults, too, but not so much due to the park’s amenities.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Sammy Sosa runs the baseline during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1992.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Retire Sosa’s Number? I Think We Can Retire That Thought

By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) When it comes to Sammy Sosa’s future, AOL Fanhouse columnist Lisa Olson has a bold prediction. “Within a few years,” she wrote in a column published on Thursday, “the Cubs […]

CBS Chicago–01/26/2013

Kerry Wood formally announces his retirement from the Chicago Cubs in front of family and teammates before a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox on May 19, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs, Wood Break Ground On ‘Kerry Wood Cubs Field’

Kerry Wood may have retired from the Cubs, but his name will live on.


Kerry Wood. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs To Host Kerry Wood Appreciation Day

Roughly four months after Kerry Wood’s retirement, the Cubs will host a Kerry Wood Appreciation Day.

670 The Score–09/20/2012