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  • Fans stay true to 100-year-old Wrigley Field

     Fans stay true to 100-year-old Wrigley Field
    Jerry Leatham's business card bears two addresses — his Old Town condo and his "Summer Address: Aisle 140 Row 1 Seat 1 Wrigley Field." Like many fans of similar persuasion, Leatham, 71, remembers his first game at the North Side ballpark. It was...
  • Police open Sox season with bar owners meeting

    Police open Sox season with bar owners meeting
    Baseball returns to Chicago on Monday, bringing with it the promise of better weather, lazy afternoons at the ballpark and, inevitably, a handful of rowdy fans celebrating with too many beers. With that in mind, police met Friday afternoon with bar...
  • Live music, green-jacketed guides greeting 6,000 tourism professionals

    Live music, green-jacketed guides greeting 6,000 tourism professionals
    Starting Friday, 6,000 visitors from around the world will begin arriving in Chicago for the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW trade show, a gathering of travel buyers, suppliers and journalists. While the significance of the event may be lost on...
  • Wrigley Field at 100: The heroes

    Wrigley Field at 100: The heroes
    Bill Veeck: The former White Sox owner had the idea as a 13-year-old to plant ivy on the outfield walls at Wrigley Field, and his plan became a reality as a 23-year-old in 1937. Gabby Hartnett: One of the most storied walk-off home runs in baseball...
  • 9 itching questions for the Cubs and Sox in 2014

    9 itching questions for the Cubs and Sox in 2014
    With the baseball season approaching, Chicago fans have questions about the Cubs and White Sox. Are they "burning questions"? No. Not with these teams. Either or both could lose 100 games this year and it would be according to plan. Either or both could...
  • Did Babe Ruth's called shot happen?

    Did Babe Ruth's called shot happen?
    The line rang, and a woman answered. "Hello, Justice Stevens' office," she said. I introduced myself as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune. I told her that I was planning to be in Washington, D.C., and wanted to set up an interview with U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Ten storylines to watch in National League 2014

    Ten things to watch in the National League: GO BIG OR GO HOME:The free-spending Los Angeles Dodgers were knocked off in the NLCS last season by St. Louis, falling short of their World Series goal. They remain all in, including a $215 million contract...
  • Cubs' Baker feels 'validated' by promotion

    MESA, Ariz. -- John Baker said winning the Chicago Cubs' backup catching job felt  "validating," especially after what he went through last year in San Diego. "I told (the Cubs) when I was in the meeting it was almost sweeter than the first time I...
  • Wrigley Field at 100: The villains

     Wrigley Field at 100: The villains
    Babe Ruth: It's up for debate whether Ruth actually called his shot before homering during the 1932 World Series. But there were no doubts about Ruth's assessment of Wrigley Field, even though he succeeded there. "I'd play for half my salary if I could...
  • Sandberg, Phillies to face circus in Chicago

    Sandberg, Phillies to face circus in Chicago
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The Philadelphia Phillies began the season in Arlington, Texas, at the Texas Rangers, and when it is all said and done, they will be part of not one … not two … but three home-opening ceremonies. The second set of...
  • Cubs' Kalish comes through with parents in crowd

    Cubs' Kalish comes through with parents in crowd
    Ryan Kalish drove in three runs with a triple and a double Sunday. But the real highlight for the Cubs 26-year-old left fielder was having his parents in the stands at Wrigley Field. "My parents (Steven and Eileen) have been through my journey just as...