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Happy Birthday, Wrigley Field !!!


April 23, 1914………Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field), opens for the first time, with the Chicago Federals as the first tenants. The Federals are part of the upstart Federal League, the 3rd Major League. The Federals will remain in Weeghman Park for … Continue reading

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A Very Frustrated Cub’s Fan


Congratulations Theo on our Last place Chicago Cubs . . . How does it feel to be 5 1/2 games back (knowing that you did nothing in the off season to improve our relief pitching) It is possible to be … Continue reading

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Spending bill could quash Minor League Baseball players’ wage claims


I really hope fans get as upset by this proposed legislature, which would keep minor leaguers’ salaries from increasing, as they did about the new MiLB extra-inning rules. A massive government spending bill that Congress is expected to consider this … Continue reading

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