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Cubs second baseman Javy Baez, right, celebrates his first big league homer, which came in his debut and was the game-winner as Chicago was a 6-5 winner in 12 innings at Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

View: How Past Cubs Prospects Have Fared In Wrigley Debuts

Javier Baez is expected to make his Wrigley Field debut this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2014

Ryne Sandberg. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Listen: Home Run Calls From ‘The Sandberg Game’

Monday marks the 30th anniversary of what has been dubbed “The Sandberg Game” for the late-inning heroics of Cubs second baseman and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.

06/23/2014

Tony Gwynn. (Getty Images)

Levine: Gwynn A Class Act On, Off Field

The world lost a legendary player and person Monday when Tony Gwynn passed away at 54.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2014

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

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

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

Levine: Cubs’ Celebration Seems Incomplete Without Icons

The 100-year celebration of Wrigley won’t include Sosa, Zambrano, Maddux or Sandberg.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2014

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg. (Getty Images)

Emma: Memories Come Flooding Back For Cubs Legend Sandberg

By Chris Emma- CHICAGO (CBS) — On a brisk April morning in Wrigleyville, the same warm sentiments returned to Ryne Sandberg. Memories were renewed as the Phillies’ team bus approached Wrigley Field, driving through the […]

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Wrigley Field's scoreboard.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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.

04/04/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Getty Images)

Cubs Owner Ricketts Sheds Light On Possible Selling Of Shares

Cubs ownership is looking for some investors to help finance the Wrigley renovations.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Greg Maddux.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Maddux And Sandberg Say No To Cub Invitation; No Invite For Sosa

The Chicago Cubs invited both Hall of fame pitcher Greg Maddux and infielder Ryne Sandberg to the Cub Convention this weekend.

01/19/2014

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

Ryne Sandberg.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Phillies Make Sandberg Permanent Manager

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t see a reason to wait until the offseason to explore other possibilities.

09/22/2013

Ryne Sandberg.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Sandberg Happy For Opportunity To Manage With The Phillies

Former Cubs star and current interim Phillies manager talked with Connor McKnight and Barry Rozner on the Hit and Run Show Sunday morning.

09/01/2013

Roger Bernadina #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies (R) scores from second base past catcher Dioner Navarro #30 of the Chicago Cubs on an RBI single hit by teammate Michael Young #10 during the ninth inning at Wrigley Field on August 30, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Phillies Rally Past Cubs 6-5

Michael Young had four hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday in Ryne Sandberg’s return to Wrigley Field.

08/30/2013

Ryne Sandberg.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Sandberg Returns To Wrigley As Phillies Manager

Ryne Sandberg is back at Wrigley Field. Only this time, he’s sitting in the visitor’s dugout.

670 The Score–08/30/2013

Ryne Sandberg. (Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Stop Pining For Ryne Sandberg

I want Cubs fans to do me a favor during this special time.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2013

Ryne Sandberg. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Phillies Fire Manager Manuel, Promote Sandberg

Longtime Cubs great and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will replace Manuel.

670 The Score–08/16/2013

The lights at Wrigley Field.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Wisch: If Wrigley Survived Lights, I’ll Survive A Jumbotron

25 years ago, people probably were saying the same things about lights too, and that’s worked out OK.

670 The Score–08/08/2013

Roger Clemens becomes emotional as he speaks to the media after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisch: Cooperstown Deserves Better Than Roger Clemens

As a kid, the guy was my favorite player, so I’m certainly biased. But when it comes to keeping score of the all-time greatest Hall of Fame induction speeches, I think Ryne Sandberg’s wins in a rout.

670 The Score–06/20/2012

Ryne Sandberg. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Wisch: So, What’s Ryne Sandberg Been Up To Lately?

And here at the quarter-way mark of the Cubs’ season, I thought it would be interesting to see just what Sandberg, the team’s twice-spurned managerial candidate, has been up to so far in 2012.

670 The Score–06/02/2012

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