| May 1, 2014
| 5:41 PM
By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"?
Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers? Pitchers frequently peak later than position players. Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Chicago Cubs players, current and former, came together to support the nonprofit Wood Family Foundation's annual Woody's Winter Warm-Up Jan. 17 at Harry Caray's Tavern on Navy Pier.
Retired Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood and his wife, Sarah, welcomed more than...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Wrigley Field is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and WGN-TV is joining the party with "Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration."
The two-hour special on the history of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs, its primary occupant, will air at 7 p.m....
| May 12, 2009
| 1:37 PM
Living the Dream
To purchase a copy of the book:
Living the Dream: An Inside Account of the 2008 Cubs Season
About the book:
Following the Cubs' quest to avert having 'a bad century'
Would you put everything on the line for your beloved Cubbies by...
| Apr 16, 2008
| 9:29 PM
How windy was it Wednesday night during the Cubs' 12-3 victory over Cincinnati at Wrigley Field?
So windy the Cubs took down the ceremonial flags for Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Ron Santo, along with the center-field pennants signifying the...
| Jul 21, 2008
| 8:21 PM
Jerome Holtzman, who went from copy boy to Hall of Famer in a distinguished career as a Chicago sportswriter, died Saturday after a long illness. He was 81 and was affectionately known to colleagues as "the Dean," a term reflecting his stature as a...
| May 30, 1999
It occurred to me that the world, or baseball, anyhow, owes Jerome Holtzman his own action figure. Being the freshly designated "official baseball historian" is all very nice, but action figures say it louder these days.
Why an action figure for...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:36 PM
With temperatures in the 80s and not a cloud to be found in a pristine blue sky in Chicago, Hank Aaron found himself reliving some of his glory days Saturday afternoon.
"I think I have an urge to grab [a bat], but I don't know what I could do with it,"...
| Apr 10, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Cubs legend Ernie Banks spent an hour with the WGN Sports Night crew on April 7, 2011, to talk about his career, Billy Williams, recognition for his efforts to promote civil rights, and Kap's skills as a shortstop. Check out the pictures and listen to the...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Chicago Cubs third baseman Ron Santo has been elected to the Hall of Fame, gaining 15 of 16 votes from the Hall’s Golden Era Committee to gain induction after failing to get enough support on the Baseball Writers Association of America ballot or...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:04 PM
I grew up three blocks from Piper’s Alley in Old Town, the new home for Chicago Live!, which begins its eight-week winter season Thursday night at 6:30 p.m.
As many of you know, and I was glad to see you in the audience, I previously hosted the...