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buy an authentic Wrigley Field brick

buy an authentic Wrigley Field brick

The Chicago Cubs are now selling authentic Wrigley Field bricks for $30 a pop. I just received the email from cubs.com moments ago. No, it’s not the bricks from the famed outfield wall. You won’t be getting a brick with Keith Moreland’s blood stain. I don’t know if Keith Moreland ever ran into the outfiled […]

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White Sox and World Baseball Classic

White Sox and World Baseball Classic

So what’s up with the Chicago White Sox sending only 4 players to the World Baseball Classic? That’s the second fewest in the Majors. I can cut Milwaukee some slack for sending only 3 players. C’mon. It’s the Brewers we’re talking about. The White Sox are World Champs. They need to represent. Instead, they are […]

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hope lutheran chicago 5th grade football champs

hope lutheran chicago 5th grade football champs

Along with celebrating the Chicago Bears’ 20th anniversary of Super Bowl victory, there is another great football event to celebrate. In January of 1986, the fifth grade class of Hope Lutheran School in Chicago (64th and Washtenaw) participated in the Hope Lutheran School Super Bowl. Participants were divided into teams of three. 5th Grade teacher, […]

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personalized wrigely field bricks

personalized wrigely field bricks

With the current renovations being made to Wrigley Field and the surrounding area, the Chicago Cubs are offering fans the opportunity to get their very own 4″ x 8″ personalized brick to be placed somewhere around Wrigley. cost: $160 (yikes!) I have a hard time forking over $160 on my own. Maybe if it were […]

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Chicago Stock Market Observer on channel 23

Anyone remember when Channel 23 was the Chicago area stock market channel? It was called the “Stock Market Observer”. Throughout the 90s (when I watched in my late teens and early 20s) the studio setup was very basic. They had (from what I remember) one small studio desk and they did just about all the […]

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Wrigley Field construction photos

Wrigley Field construction photos

They are really tearing up the bleachers at Wrigley Field. Cubs.com has a “renovation gallery”. It looks like the only seats that are remaining is the upper section of the bleachers (right below the scoreboard). Everything else is gone! Don’t worry. The brick wall is kept in tact. I think the Cubs are making a […]

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fun with google images: "chicago"

fun with google images: “chicago”

#1 Google image for “chicago” I’m happy to see that this image is the #1 result from a images.google.com search for Chicago. The way the shadows loom large over the street, beach and lake is quite an impact. And those are among the smaller-sized buildings in Chicago.The aerial nature of the photo also gives a […]

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Kristina Maldre Chicago Marathon

Kristina Maldre Chicago Marathon

Today, 10/9/2005, is the running of the 2005 Chicago Marathon. It is also the 5 year anniversary of when my sister, Kristina Maldre, ran the Chicago Marathon. Though technically, the 2000 Chicago Marathon was held on October 22nd. I tried googling Kris’s marathon stats, but nothing came up. I had to go to marathonguide.com and […]

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