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A Man Who Needs No Introduction

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, May 3, 2011

"Just a quick little glimpse into what good of a person Vin Scully is," Len Kasper said during Tuesday night's Cubs-Los Angeles Dodgers telecast on WGN.

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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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Take That, Buehrle

By Beachwood Reporter on Wednesday, April 28, 2010

A new play of the year?

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"It's Everything It's Cracked Up To Be"

By Beachwood Reporter on Thursday, April 22, 2010

"It's one thing to be a rookie. It's another thing to be a rookie and make your debut at Wrigley Field as a home player."

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Behind Silva's Mojo

By Beachwood Reporter on Wednesday, April 21, 2010

"After working with a sports psychologist in Seattle last summer, Silva said his mind was now clear," the New York Times reports.

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Cub Quotes of the Week

By Beachwood Reporter on Sunday, April 18, 2010

Courtesy of Carlos Silva and Tom Gorzelanny.

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Rookies Exposed

By Beachwood Reporter on Sunday, April 18, 2010

Bob Brenly just noted how you can usually tell who the rookies are at Wrigley Field this time of year:

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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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