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  • Small and oddball museums in the Chicago area

    Small and oddball museums in the Chicago area
    Over the next 51 weeks or so, you can expect in this space coverage of the biggest and brightest in Chicago-area museums. But for your New Year's Day, we've got Hummels, money, sports memorabilia and buttons — plus a roundup of 14 other smaller and/...
  • Theo Epstein expects Cubs fans to hold him accountable for poor seasons

    Theo Epstein expects Cubs fans to hold him accountable for poor seasons
    Cubs President Theo Epstein repeatedly expressed his appreciation Saturday to a patient crowd of Cubs followers. "Hold us accountable," Epstein told a group of more than 1,000 during a discussion at the Cubs Convention. Epstein explained the factors...
  • Crane Kenney: Wrigley bleachers won't be ready until May

    Crane Kenney: Wrigley bleachers won't be ready until May
    Crane Kenney, president of business operations for the Cubs, said the target date for the opening of the left field bleachers is early May and late May for the right field bleachers.  Bleacher season ticket holders have three options for home games...
  • Cubs Convention preview: Is it time to get excited?

    Cubs Convention preview: Is it time to get excited?
    The granddaddy of all fan fests returns this weekend when the 30th annual Cubs Convention kicks off Friday at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. The blueprint isn't too different from the one former Cubs executive John McDonough invented in 1986,...
  • Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent

    Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent
    For the first time since 1955, the Baseball Writers' Association of America has voted in four players into the National Baseball Hall of Fame -- three of which were first-time eligible and made their marks on the mound. Five-time Cy Young Award winner...
  • Sammy Sosa continues fade in Hall of Fame voting, barely survives for '16

    Sammy Sosa continues fade in Hall of Fame voting, barely survives for '16
    Sammy Sosa probably has one more shot on the Hall of Fame ballot before putting his faith in a future Veterans Committee. The former Cubs outfielder, who hit 609 career home runs, received just 6.6 percent of the 549 votes the Baseball Writers'...
  • Ndamukong Suh's 'numb feet' excuse is one for the Hall of Blame

    Ndamukong Suh's 'numb feet' excuse is one for the Hall of Blame
    When Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh successfully appealed a one-game suspension for stepping on Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, his explanation -- his feet were numb from the cold -- raised eyebrows. Suh’s is not the first...
  • Pedro Should Be A Shoo-In For HOF; The Question Is By How Much

    In 1999-2000, Pedro Martinez went 41-10 with a 1.90 ERA and 597 strikeouts. BOSTON — As a Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, Nomar Garciaparra watched Clayton Kershaw become the dominant pitcher in the National League, winning three of the last...
  • Edgar Martínez y Carlos Delgado, boricuas en busca de un lugar en el Salón de la Fama

    Edgar Martínez y Carlos Delgado, boricuas en busca de un lugar en el Salón de la Fama
    San Juan, 5 ene (EFE).- Edgar Martínez, considerado por muchos como el máximo bateador designado en la historia de las Grandes Ligas, y Carlos Delgado, uno de los 'toleteros' zurdos más recios, buscarán mañana entrar al Salón de la Fama de Las Mayores por...
  • Tribune Hall of Fame ballots

    Tribune Hall of Fame ballots
    I watched Randy Johnson pitch for the first time in a college game in 1983, and his ascent from awkward freshman to Hall of Famer marks as one of the greatest transformations I've witnessed. The fact he won 24 games and pitched 260 innings at 38 in 2002...
  • Hall Of Fame, By The Numbers

    Voting There were 549 votes cast, with 412 needed for election: Randy Johnson, 534 (97.3 percent); Pedro Martinez, 500 (91.1); John Smoltz, 455 (82.9); Craig Biggio, 454 (82.7); Mike Piazza, 384 (69.9); Jeff Bagwell, 306 (55.7); Tim Raines, 302 (55.0);...