Kerry Wood is in uniform.
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.
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.
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Kerry Wood may have retired from the Cubs, but his name will live on.
Roughly four months after Kerry Wood’s retirement, the Cubs will host a Kerry Wood Appreciation Day.
But could something have really been different if the Cubs and manager-turned-punching-bag Dusty Baker had handled their one-time pitching wunderkinds in a different way?
Full disclosure—I’m banging this drum again to anger people who don’t want to think. Call me a troll, I don’t care. People have to get angry at being wrong about something before they begin to consider converting to the correct side.
In one of the developing, most interesting stories of the 2012 local baseball season, people are picking their sides.
Kerry Wood was there during that fateful game in October when Steve Bartman reached his hand over the railing at Wrigley Field to catch a foul ball.
Former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, former Hawks star Chris Chelios and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder took time to entertain the crowd at Stanley’s in Lincoln Park with Pearl Jam’s “The Weight.” Enjoy!
Those nice things, though, do not deserve a retiring of his number, a topic that’s been bandied about since people started to assume this year was Wood’s swan song.
Wood, who retired after Friday’s game, will likely join the Chicago Cubs in another role after taking some time off to spend with his family.
Kerry Wood addressed the media at Wrigley Field after announcing his retirement.
Speaking like a man who realized he was starting to do more harm than good, Wood admitted he had been putting his fellow relievers in difficult situations with his ineffectiveness.
Gordon Beckham hit a tie-breaking home run in the eighth inning Friday and the Chicago White Sox overcame the loss of star Paul Konerko to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2.
Hours afters news broke that Wood will likely retire after Friday’s game, Steve Stone joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to discuss Wood’s time on the North Side.
Kerry Wood is supposedly retiring. I’m not surprised at the decision, though I am at the timing. Sort of out of nowhere, even though anyone who has played tee-ball could see Wood just doesn’t belong in the game anymore.
Veteran Cubs right-hander Kerry Wood will announce his retirement from baseball today.
I’ve heard all the arguments for why the Cubs traded their best reliever, and none of them has been compelling enough for me to get on board.
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