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Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame

On Sunday July 27, two of Chicago’s greatest baseball players in the 20th Century – Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux – were inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Also inducted into the Hall of Fame were managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony LaRussa along with pitcher Tom […]

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Chicago sends players to MLB All-Star game

Even though both of Chicago’s baseball teams started out with poor performances through the first half of the season, both teams were still able to send a few players to the All Star Game. The White Sox were able to send out lefty Chris Sale, shortstop Alexi Ramirez, and arguably the American League’s top contender […]

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Has the crosstown classic lost It’s glitter?

When Major League Baseball started interleague play in 1997, purists decried it as a gimmick to increase interest in the sport. And that is exactly what happened – increased interest in baseball due to regional rivalries. In cities like New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco with two baseball teams, the prospect of sworn […]

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Who will be the Cubs next manager?

After a year of more losses than victories, the Cubs decided to part ways with 2nd year manager, Dale Sveum, on Monday Sept. 30. The firing did not come as a surprise. The Cubs continued to underachieve this year; they finished with 96 losses and were in distant last place at the end of the […]