On Opening Day this year, to celebrate his 100th birthday, Louis Reinhart and his family traveled 145 miles from Metamora to Wrigley Field to present the game ball, but they arrived too late due to unforeseen traffic.
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.
A customer alert that was posted Thursday afternoon on the CTA website said Red Line trains would bypass Addison northbound between 10:50 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Friday, despite the 1:20 p.m. Opening Day start.
Hopeless romantic “Mike” on Monday offered his hand in marriage to “Heather”–proposing to spend one day a year with her for the rest of his life.
Opening Day is next week for the White Sox and the Cubs, so Chicago police and each team’s alderman were reaching out to fans Friday to prepare them for a few changes in store this year.
Some opening day moments changed baseball forever, others are just really cool. Here’s one man’s top five.
Donnie Murphy is off to Texas, creating playing time at third base and second base.
Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro believes he’s on pace to play Opening Day.
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Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro says he’s 80 percent healthy.
Chris Sale retired eight of the nine Dodgers he faced Friday in his first action.
The petition needs 100,000 signatures in 30 days for the White House to formally respond.
Jeff Samardzija wants to be paid like an ace, so he’s got his sights set on being a star.
Javier Baez still needs to work on his defense and become more refined before becoming a regular at Wrigley.
As much as I like the idea of Chicago being part of baseball’s Opening Day festivities, the notion of MLB scheduling a later home start for both the Cubs and White Sox each year definitely does have its appeal.
Chris Sale outpitched James Shields, Tyler Flowers homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 1-0 in the season opener on Monday.
I’ll spare you my opening-day gush of excitement.
With hours to spare, the Cubs officially set their 25-man roster for Opening Day.
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