Remember back when the Cubs were interviewing potential managers and there was this idea that David Ross couldn’t do the job because he was friends with all the players? It was a silly concept at the time, but it’s been completely put to bed now that those former bosom buddies are all gone as Ross winds down his second season as skipper.
“On Friday afternoon, the Chicago Cubs organization and fans welcomed Kris Bryant and his family back to Wrigley Field for the first time since trading him to the San Francisco Giants at the trade deadline in July.
3 former players rented 5k sf property in succession
Baseball players are famously superstitious so perhaps this particular Lakeview home held magic mojo for Wade Davis, Brandon Morrow and Craig Kimbrel when they played for the Cubs. All three pitchers rented the home, in succession.
On Friday, the Chicago Cubs announced that September 24 will be “Notre Dame Day at Wrigley.” That day is the Friday before the Notre Dame Fighting Irish take on the Wisconsin Badgers in a Shamrock Series game at Soldier Field. The first 2000 fans to buy a ticket for the Cubs game on the 24th against the St. Louis Cardinals will receive a special Notre Dame themed Cubs hat from New Era.
The @Cubs just announced “Notre Dame Day at Wrigley” — the first 2,000 fans who buy a ticket to their game on Friday, September 24th vs. @Cardinals will receive the baseball cap below for free.
In a weird (and terrible) way, this reminds me of a 2017 Cubs game against the Atlanta Braves with all of the fans of the Georgia Bulldogs in attendance — who were ready to completely takeover Notre Dame Stadium the next day.
Kris Bryant wishes he could play the Cubs sooner than Sept. 10-12 at Wrigley Field.
“It’s double circled on my calendar,” Bryant said last Friday while wearing bright orange shoes as part of his new San Francisco Giants attire. “I’m super excited about that and looking forward to that. It will be weird coming to bat from the other side and go to the visiting side.”
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday there will be concerts at Wrigley Field which will impact parking and cause street closures all week. Sheffield, from Addison to Waveland, and Waveland, from Sheffield to Kenmore, will be closed entirely beginning next Monday, Sept. 13th at 6am through Sunday, September 19th at 6pm. Additional parking restrictions will be in effect from 2pm through midnight each concert night. Guns N’ Roses will be playing on Thursday and Dead & Company will play on Friday and Saturday.
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