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Billy Williams

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  • Billy Williams statue unveiled outside Wrigley

     
    By Fred Mitchell Billy Williams was surrounded by family, friends and longtime former teammates as a statue of the likeness of the Cubs Hall of Famer was unveiled during a ceremony Tuesday at the corner of Addison and Sheffield, just outside of Wrigley...
  • Crime Walks Scheduled Across New Orleans

    Crime Walks Scheduled Across New Orleans
    Get out your walking shoes "crime walks" will be taking place across New Orleans Thursday. There will be eight of them in all the police districts across the city. In the French Quarter, the "crime walk" will begin at Jackson Square. Sergeant Jonette...
  • Sidewalks: Dreams of fields

    Sidewalks: Dreams of fields
    With the hockey season having come to its joyful conclusion, it is time to turn our attentions to those other professional athletes laboring in sunshine on spacious green fields on the city's North and South sides. These would be baseball players, and if...
  • Bobby Abreu: Hall of Fame candidate?

     
    I hadn't really thought of Bobby Abreu as a Hall of Fame candidate. Check out his career statistics: He appears to be a classic case of a player who is very good for a very long time, but never dominant.......
  • April 14 - Jim McArdle

    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...
  • Top Local Stories

    Here are the top local stories: A funding report requires 19 million dollars from the Birmingham City Council to fund a domed stadium, a meeting is scheduled for Wednesday in Montgomery between county lawyers, officials and Wall Street bond insurers, a...
  • Suspect Accused of Intimidating a Witness in Murder Case

    Birmingham police arrest a suspect on a charge of intimidating a witness in a murder case. Police served a warrant on Billy Williams this morning. The suspect was being transported to police headquarters just before noon. Details on the circumstances...
  • Baseball Hall-of-Famer Jerome Holtzman dies

    Baseball Hall-of-Famer Jerome Holtzman dies
    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...
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Orioles

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Orioles
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning And away we go with this traditional matchup between your Chicago Cubs and the Baltimore Orioles, with whom as a child I had a strange infatuation. But only because of the orange jerseys. The same reason...
  • Zambrano solid on mound, plate in win

    Zambrano solid on mound, plate in win
    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...
  • Wait, it's the Cubs' opener already?

    Wait, it's the Cubs' opener already?
    Automatic refresh version | Jump to current inning Here we go again. When last we left our North Side heroes they were putting on quite the hitting display in the NLDS and then were swept by the Arizona Diamondbacks. In case you haven't heard, the...