Jeff Samardzija’s winless streak broke records but it’s finally over

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Monday, May 26th, 2014. The date will live in Chicago Cubs history as the day the team didn’t suck enough to blow a 8-4 lead against the San Francisco Giants, and gave starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija his first victory in 16 starts.

Wrigley Field turns 100: a dedication to the greatest baseball park

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I remember being five years old and sitting in the left-field bleachers of Wrigley Field with my father and his friend, sipping on a pop. With my mitt on my left hand, my Cubs hat on my head, and my Mark Grace t-shirt jersey on, I was ready for any possible ball that would come my way.

Down on the Farm: Rebuilding Effort Shows in Schaumburg

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In the final days of the Minor and Independent League seasons, AJ spent a pleasant evening with the Frontier League’s Schaumburg Boomers in suburban Chicago.

Jay Cutler Dominates: Cutler Delivers Inspiring ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ Performance at Wrigley Field [Video]

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Yesterday the greatest QB to ever set foot on a football filed visited the historic and definitely-not-in-need-of-a -renovation Wrigley Field to throw out the first pitch and sing the classic song Take Me Out to the Ball Game.

Behold, The Perfect Groom’s Cake For a Cubs Fan

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The picture below was posted on Reddit today, with the explanation that the poster’s buddy is getting married soon, is a Cubs fan, and that the below is his groom’s cake. Not sure there could be a more perfect groom’s cake for a Cubs fan.

Ricketts Political Controvery Heats Up, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel Laughs, As Cubs Seek $150M For Wrigley Renovations

Wrigley Field is a great landmark, but definitely needs help staying afloat. Photo courtesy Jason Howell via Wikimedia

A few days ago, I wrote about how the Ricketts family’s political leanings could affect their Chicago Cubs. Since then, the controversy has swirled into something very real and concrete.

How The Ricketts Family’s Political Leanings Could Affect the Chicago Cubs

The Ricketts family. Photo via SheWired.com

One place we don’t see sports come up too often is within mainstream politics. But recently the Chicago Cubs came up within a controversy surrounding the upcoming presidential race.

Kerry Wood Never Fulfilled His Potential, But He’ll Always Have a Spot in Cubs Fans’ Hearts

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The first ever professional baseball game I went to was Kerry Wood’s 20-K, one-hitter against the Houston Astros on April 12th, 1998. That day Chicago Cubs fans and I fell in love with Kerry Wood.

Wrigley’s “Little Drummer Boy” wows ‘em in the Windy City

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Check out a young buck known (at least on YouTube) as “Little Drummer Boy”. From the name, you can probably guess what the kid’s skill is, but you have to watch he and his pops perform to truly appreciate their ability to entertain.

Get Rid of Wrigley?

Richard Rothschild says that its time to replace Wrigley Field. He backs up his blasphemy by explaining that the mystique of Wrigley didn’t even exist until the 1980s. (Somehow he fails to mention Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.)

WESTBOUND-ONLY TRAFFIC AT WRIGLEY

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Fittingly, in a city with more than enough one-way streets, Illinois and Northwestern will be playing one-way football this Saturday in a scenario never seen before in the NCAA.

Okay, so not ALL fans in the Wrigley Field bleachers are bums…

I don’t often praise people sitting in the Wrigley Field bleachers, and with good reason, but recently one man pulled of a badass feat so astonishing that I simply had to recognize him here.

Opening Day 2010 at Wrigley Field

A kind MSF reader, Susan York, passed along a tip to her blog where she posted pictures from her visit to Wrigley Field on the Cubs’ home Opening Day yesterday. Enjoy.

Video Trip Down Memory Lane: MJ Thrills Chicago Fans at Wrigley

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Michael Jordan. The White Sox. The Cubs. Wrigley Field. Harry Caray. Jordan getting two hits and a couple of RBI. What else do you need to know?

LOTD: More Losers in Wrigleyville – Northwestern Hoping to Schedule Football Game at Wrigley Field

Northwestern and Illinois are working out the details to potentially play a football game at Wrigley Field in 2010 and 2011. Find the details both sides are still working on, plus other great links from around the web today.