Category Archives: Chicago Cubs

Baseball is attacking pace of play on all the wrong fronts
February 9, 2017

Putting MLB rules czar Joe Torre in charge of enhancing baseball fans’ experience watching the game is like putting a plumber in control of the design of a toilet seat. Only users need to be consulted when changes are made for the benefit of the users. Baseball is going to tinker at the low-minor league […]

Chicago Cubs season tickets prices skyrocket, and that better buy pitching
December 5, 2016

It makes all the sense in the world for these World Champions to jack up prices for season tickets, but it still seems wrong. There is great demand, and even from the scattershot listening I did during macroeconomics while a student at Indiana University, I understand that increased demand requires a response in pricing. But the […]

Chicago Cubs fans – Let’s stay in this magnificent moment as long as we can
November 3, 2016

What do we do now? If the smiles ever fade, Cubs fans are going to have to figure out how to behave without endless references to 1908 and 1945 ringing in our heads. “Wait ’til next year” is gone – replaced by “This year was was everything I dreamed!” When Kris Bryant made the throw to […]