Category Archives: Chicago Cubs

The Nationals, Yankees, Dodgers And Cubs Can’t Possibly Be This Mediocre … Right?

By Neil Paine of FiveThirtyEight The 2018 MLB season may not even be a month old, but it’s never too early to start overanalyzing how teams have looked so far. That’s especially true this season, when many of the clubs … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Big Data, Chicago Cubs, FiveThirtyEight

The State of the Black Manager in Major League Baseball Would Disgust Jackie Robinson

By Rhiannon Walker It took Gary Jones absolutely no time to find success as a baseball manager. At 30 years old and in his first season as skipper of the Madison (Wisconsin) Muskies, he led the Class-A ball club to … Continue reading

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The ultimate skybox

by Ken Feltman Let’s play two today! – Ernie Banks (“Mr. Cub”) Dennis Mascari, 63, the man who created the ultimate final resting place for die-hard Chicago Cubs fans, is dead. He died of cancer a few days ago in a … Continue reading

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