An excerpt from “A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred” by George Will.
In ‘From Black Sox To Three-Peats,’ Ron Rapoport has assembled a collection of the best sports writing on Chicago. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the book.
An excerpt from “From Black Sox to Three-Peats” by Ron Rapoport.
On Thursday, the Chicago Cubs cleared the first of many hurdles in their plan to renovate Wrigley Field. The Commission on Chicago Landmarks approved some of the team’s proposed changes to the historic ballpark, but delayed voting on a controversial video screen and right field advertising sign. Only A Game’s Karen Given visited Chicago, and she has our story.
While in Boston, Theo Epstein guided the Red Sox to a pair of World Series titles. Now he’s hoping to break another curse with the Chicago Cubs, but it might take some time.
In his new book “Mr. Wrigley’s Ball Club,” Roberts Ehrgott tells the wild history of the Chicago Cubs during the 1920s. Ehrgott joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the Cubs and his book.
Wrigley Field may get a 21st century upgrade – and that’s not sitting well with some Chicago Cubs fans. Chicago Tribune Staff Writer Ron Grossman tells Bill Littlefield he treasures the ballpark as it is – and as it was.
The Chicago Cubs have notified season ticket holders they are reducing ticket prices for the 2013 season. Jonathan Eig, author and contributing editor for the Wall Street Journal, is one of those ticket holders. He will save a total of 60 cents next year. Eig talked with Bill Littlefield about how a bad team can be so good at keeping prices high.
This week on Only A Game, a flash forward to the Final Fours for the fellows and for the females. Also, Cubs fans anticipate a possible Wrigley renaming or renovation, and Pi-loving math geeks assemble for a contest …not for gorging, but for recitation.
The Cubs may meet the Red Sox in October for all the beans.