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  • And now pitching for the Chicago Cubs... Robert Redford!

     
    Most of the mainstream media has been treating the news that Robert Redford will be at Wrigley Field, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Cubs March 31 home opener, as a feel-good story. After all, it was Redford...
  • Chicago Cubs magic number = 103

     
    Everybody loves magic. In Major League Baseball, everybody loves Magic Numbers.  “The Magic Number” is used towards the end of the season when division leaders are just handfuls of games away from clinching their respective playoff berths. ...

    Ricketts family closes Cubs deal

    Ricketts family closes Cubs deal
    The Ricketts family is officially the new owners of the Chicago Cubs. The family closed a transaction Tuesday morning to take control of the team, Wrigley Field and other assets in a deal valued at $845 million. The family will hold a news conference at...

    Ricketts, Tribune Co. Reach Deal For Cubs

    Ricketts, Tribune Co. Reach Deal For Cubs
    (WGN-AM)- Tribune Co. intends to sell the Chicago Cubs to the Ricketts family, sources familiar with the matter said Monday, ending the company's flirtation with another buyer after negotiations with the Rickettses had stalled two months ago. After...

    Tribune sells Cubs to Ricketts family

    The Chicago Cubs will have a new owner, and it's who everyone expected it to be back in January. Tribune Co. said today that it signed an agreement to sell the iconic franchise to the Ricketts family. The family is paying about $800 million to acquire...