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  • Saying goodbye to the Wrigley Field Bleachers

    Saying goodbye to the Wrigley Field Bleachers
    In a quiet announcement from Wrigleyville, it was reported the Wrigley Field Bleachers have died at the age of 77. No cause of death was given, but it is believed The Bleachers died from complications of chronically poor Cubs performance.
  • Cubs-WGN radio partnership ends with season finale Sunday

    Cubs-WGN radio partnership ends with season finale Sunday
    Nothing lasts forever, but the idea of the Cubs leaving WGN-AM 720 seemed as unlikely Ernie Banks suddenly proclaiming that the Cardinals are his favorite team. WGN and Cubs baseball have been such a fixture in fans' daily lives that only first names...

    Corrections and clarifications for Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

    A Chicago Flashback photo caption Sunday misidentified the Cubs player watching the black cat during a Sept. 9, 1969, Cubs-Mets game. He was third baseman Ron Santo. In the weather page for Sept. 14, a diagram tracking the position of the sun over...

    Sept. 24, 1969: Strange day, indeed

    Sept. 24, 1969: Strange day, indeed
    On Sept. 24, 1969, Chicago hosted a double-header of tragicomedy, the kind of spectacles in which you didn't know whether to laugh or cry. One ended that day: a Cubs pennant run that, only two weeks earlier, looked likely to bring a World Series to...

    Diabetic alert dogs poised to save lives, thanks to special pooch named Joker

    Diabetic alert dogs poised to save lives, thanks to special pooch named Joker
    "Obviously, the person who has diabetes is affected, but so is the entire family," says Vicki Santo. Her husband, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Ron Santo, played major league baseball (1960-1974) with diabetes, and suffered consequences of the...