Haunted Wrigley Field: A Tale of Its Haunts

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Haunted Wrigley Field A Brief Walk Down Halloween Lane The seasons are changing, leaves are turning, it’s getting dark earlier, and the ghosts and goblins are coming out of storage. Change can make people do strange things and one of those things is Halloween. 2,000 years ago the Celts (people who lived mostly in what […] READ MORE


The Chicago Cubs Blueprint for Billions

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The name of the game in Major League Baseball is diversification, and the Chicago Cubs blueprint for doing exactly that is coming together. The Chicago Cubs Blueprint for Billions Improvements to the on-field product have been ongoing and seem to be panning out. While becoming a perennial National League Central division contender would help improve […] READ MORE


Brainy Sports: Live from Section 533

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Forty four degrees at O'Hare, thirty-four in section 533, row four, seat 104 at Wrigley. It's late April and it's time for The Pastime. This is the year. READ MORE


Maddon, Cubs Want the Top NL Wild Card

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Whatever expectations Theo Epstein and Joe Maddon had before the 2015 season began, their current mission is clear. The Chicago Cubs want the top NL Wild Card. Joe Maddon played the fatherly good cop up until the trade deadline. On July 31 the Cubs were eight games over .500. In August Maddon buried the accelerator […] READ MORE


Syndergaard Falls Short In Debut

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The New York Mets have had some great young starters these last few years. Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, and 2014 Rookie of the Year Jacob deGrom have all provided solid pitching for an organization that has had a distinct lack of success in the last few years. Unfortunately for the Mets, their great pitchers have […] READ MORE



The Cubs’ Flat-Earth Society

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Progress is hard.  Galileo was sent to the Inquisition for his proof, some 5,000 years old, that the earth was round.  The United States, for all its amazing progress in the experiment of democracy, has a lingering issue with advancement.  John Scopes went to trial and was found guilty for teaching evolution in 1925.  Darwin […] READ MORE