Tag Archives: Tom Ricketts

I’ll be a Cubs fan longer than Tom Ricketts will own them
April 29, 2019

My disdain for the owner of the Chicago Cubs is pretty well chronicled – and well-founded. Tom Ricketts and his family extract as much cash as they possibly can from the wallets of fans, and I object to that level of snow-blind profiteering at the expense of people who were born into fandom for the […]

Chicago Cubs disposal of commemorative bricks reveals soullessness and duplicity
May 28, 2015

by Kent Sterling Can the business wing of the Chicago Cubs do anything right? When Cubs fans bought inscribed bricks that would “forever” surround Wrigley Field with messages of love and memories, they believed the bricks would be there for generations. Click here to follow Kent on Twitter They lasted less than 10 years, and […]

Joe Maddon to Chicago Cubs – How a simple hire turned me stupid … again
October 31, 2014

by Kent Sterling As I gave my personal ticket representative my Visa number over the phone, I heard my Dad whisper all the way from heaven, “What are you, a moron?” The Chicago Cubs are on the precipice of hiring a transformative figure in their history, and suddenly I reverted to the hope-tainted wretch I […]

Chicago Cubs idiocy extends to painting iconic marquee green
May 15, 2014

by Kent Sterling Wrigley Field is baseball’s inflatable sex toy.  Squint and it looks good enough, but there is nothing inside to compel interest. When the Oakland A’s grew mustaches in the early 1970s, it was cool because they were the best team in baseball.  When the Boston Red Sox grew beards last season, it […]