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The Fabulous ForumBASEBALL LEGEND: Former baseball star Wally Moon coined the term "flake" to describe an eccentric person. STATUS: True Wally Moon cemented his place in Los Angeles Dodger lore by adapting his swing in his first season playing for the team,......
Tribune staff reporterThe Art Institute of Chicago is opening its Modern Wing to showcase the visual splendors of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Without getting into a debate about when "modern art" began or ended, let's wing it with these 10 facts about art since 1900: 1....
These Cubs are playing like it's 1969, and that might not be a dire predicament if they can finish the way they started. Ron Santo vividly recalls this city's exuberance when five Cubs headed to the All-Star Game at RFK Stadium in Washington on July 23,...
Tags: Sports, Willie Mays, Human Interest, Soccer, Spring Training
I can only go back to when I signed with the Chicago Cubs to give you an idea of how I feel about this ballpark. I'd been watching it on TV in Seattle, where I was born and raised, and there was always something about Wrigley Field that intrigued me....
Tags: Wrigleyville, Ron Santo, Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field
Tribune staff reporterRon Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come. The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
Tags: Elections, Lou Piniella, Sports, Billy Williams, Human Interest
When I came up in 1960, we were averaging maybe 600,000 fans. In '69, we felt that was going to be our year. The fan base started to get larger and larger, and in '69 when we were in first place from the get-go, the "Bleacher Bums" -- everything that...
Tribune staff reporterNot since Sammy Sosa hit 20 home runs in June 1998 has any Cub put on the kind of show Alfonso Soriano has staged this September. The $136 million man hit two more homers Saturday in a 9-5 victory over the Pirates at Wrigley Field, giving the Cubs...
Tags: Crimes, Sammy Sosa, Derrek Lee, Lou Piniella, Sports
Tribune staff reporterHow windy was it Wednesday night during the Cubs' 12-3 victory over Cincinnati at Wrigley Field? So windy the Cubs took down the ceremonial flags for Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and Ron Santo, along with the center-field pennants signifying the...
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Tribune staff reporterWhile Jim Thome reached another milestone Sunday, John Danks took another step toward the dependability the White Sox have sought since he joined the starting rotation last season. Danks (2-1) extended his scoreless streak to 14 2/3 innings while...
Sun ReporterNoteworthy home runs 1. Sept. 6, 1995, against the California Angels' Shawn Boskie. Who cares if it was a meatball served up in a 2-1 game? On the night he broke Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games streak, with the world watching and flashes popping, Ripken...
WatchdogESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
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