Greatest Moments: No. 2, Merkle's Boner

By Chris Rewers on Friday, April 22, 2011

The Cubs' chances of winning a second straight world championship and third straight National League pennant were not looking promising on Aug. 16, 1908 when Philadelphia right-hander George McQuillan outdueled the Cubs' Jack Pfiester in a 1-0 Phillies victory at Chicago's West Side Grounds.

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Infighting Didn't Derail Cubs Dynasty

By Chris Rewers on Friday, March 4, 2011

Cubs manager Mike Quade told reporters Thursday that he didn't care whether Carlos Silva and Aramis Ramirez "hugged it out" in the wake of their dugout altercation earlier this week.

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1908: Merkle's Boner

By Chris Rewers on Monday, October 4, 2010

The Cubs' chances of winning a second straight world championship and third straight National League pennant were not looking promising on Aug. 16, 1908 when Philadelphia right-hander George McQuillan outdueled the Cubs' Jack Pfiester in a 1-0 Phillies victory at Chicago's West Side Grounds.

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Top 10 Home Openers

By Chris Rewers on Monday, April 12, 2010

The Cubs will open their 135th home schedule and their 95th at Wrigley Field today.

It is just one of the 162 games on the team's schedule, but the home opener is special. It's one of the rare times that there is optimism in the air. It's a day when it's acceptable to ditch the office early or to cut a class.

Here's a look at the Cubs' 10 most exciting Wrigley Field openers:

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