Greatest Moments, No. 4: The Sandberg Game

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, March 13, 2011

The Cubs' season was at a crossroads when the St. Louis Cardinals visited Wrigley Field for a three-game series, June 22-24, 1984.

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13 Moments to Forget

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, November 21, 2010

You don't put together a 103-year championship drought without a few infamous and embarrassing moments. Cubs history is full of head-scratching and gut-wrenching moments. I believe these are the 13 worst:

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1984: Trout Pushes Padres to Brink

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, October 12, 2010

While I was sitting in my freshman year world history class on the morning of Oct. 3, 1984 - while my teacher, Mr. Kelly, discussed the Hammurabi Code - my mind far too easily wandered from the subject matter ("an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth") to how I would be spending my afternoon.

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Milner Rains on Rainey's Parade

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, August 26, 2010

"C'mon Chris, give it up!" has been the constant refrain of family members and friends in recent weeks.

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Chris and Ronnie's Grand Night

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, July 6, 2010

I lost interest in the All-Star Game long ago, but when I was a kid the Midsummer Classic was a very big deal.

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Aisle 231, Row 9, Seat 12

By Chris Rewers on Monday, May 31, 2010

"Should I bring a sweatshirt?" my wife Denise asked me as we were preparing to leave the house for our most recent visit to Wrigley Field.

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A Harwell Memory

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Ernie Harwell, the longtime voice of the Detroit Tigers, died Tuesday night at age 92 after a year-long bout with cancer.

My favorite Harwell memory came when he filled in for an ailing Harry Caray on a Cubs broadcast on April 13, 1987. It was a memorable call.

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