“So relax! Let’s have some fun out here! This game’s fun, OK?…

By Phil Hecken

…It’s fun, Goddamit!” — Crash Davis, Bull Durham

Yesterday the Cubs, continuing their throwback-to-each-decade-in-Wrigley’s-existence promo, turned back the clock to 1988, for their game against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Of course, the Tampa Bay Rays weren’t in existence in 1988, so instead of throwing back to a minor-league team, they . . . → Read More: “So relax! Let’s have some fun out here! This game’s fun, OK?…

Cubs Unveil NINE Throwbacks...and One New Alt

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By Phil Hecken

Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs held their annual Fan Convention, and with the 100th Anniversary of Wrigley Field this season, they took the opportunity to unveil TEN new uniforms for the 2014 Season. OK — nine of them are throwbacks — but still an impressive showing. Uni Watch wants to . . . → Read More: Cubs Unveil NINE Throwbacks…and One New Alt

Cubs & Turks Party Like It's Nineteen-Aught-Nine

By Phil Hecken

Yesterday afternoon/evening, the Seattle Mariners, playing as the Seattle “Turks” and the Chicago Cubs, playing as, well, the Chicago Cubs, put on a wonderful *historical* turn-back-the-clock game. Both teams were dressed in the fashion of the year one thousand nine hundred and nine. And the Mariners, er…Turks, really went all out . . . → Read More: Cubs & Turks Party Like It’s Nineteen-Aught-Nine