April 1, 2011: Aisle 233, Row 8, Seat 110

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, April 7, 2011

I turned 41 on April 1 and I can't think of a better birthday present than the one my wife, Denise, gave me this year - three tickets to this year's Opening Day game between the Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field.

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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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All Shook Up

By Chris Rewers on Monday, August 16, 2010

The end of summer was near, second grade was beckoning, and the Cubs' fortunes were plummeting. If that wasn't bad enough, my mother informed me on the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 16, 1977, that I would be accompanying her and my Aunt Barb to Orland Square Mall. I had been planning to watch that afternoon's game between the Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates, but a 7-year-old's plans are quite often trumped by Mom's.

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Sincerely, JCB

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