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KERRY WOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kerry Wood’s Charity Home Run Derby

The Chicago Cubs outlasted the Pittsburgh Pirates today.  It was a pretty funny game, because I was expecting it to be over by the time school let out with the Cubs being up so much late in the game.  But while I was grading papers, the game went to extras, and I listened to the final inning as I drove home.  The Cubs walked off on a goofball “hit” as I pulled into the parking...
Via World Series Dreaming
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Remembering Wood's historic performance

Just as his career was getting started, Kerry Wood etched his name into the record books. Seventeen years ago, on May 6, 1998, Wood electrified the Wrigley crowd as he struck out 20 batters in a game against the Houston Astros. Not only was that May afternoon a special one, but it turned out the entire 1998 season would be a memorable one for Wood, who went 13-6 with a 3.40 ERA and...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs Spring Training Update: These Kids Can Play

I know it’s only preseason and I will do my utmost to keep my glee subdued, but no matter what time of year it is there is one unified thought throughout all Cubs fans: These kids can play. Not since the late 90’s and early 2000’s when watching Kerry Wood at his prime have I been so enthralled to be watching anyone (or in this case four or five) Chicago Cubs take the field...
Via Baseball Essential
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

VIEW: Kerry Wood Puts $3.6 Million Dollar Mansion on the Market

According to the Chicago Tribune, the former Chicago Cubs’ ace, Kerry Wood and his wife, have placed their $3.595 million dollar Lincoln Park mansion on the market. While they have not led on as to where Wood and his family would be relocating, one thing is for sure, it won’t be too far. Wood, now 37, played the majority of his 14-year career right here in Chicago and has since...
Via Sports Mockery
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Plethora of Chicago Sports Legends to Appear & Sign Autographs at 2015 Auto Show

The 2015 Chicago Auto Show is once again going to have a strong sports presence and there are some pretty big names that are scheduled to show up. Chicago Legends Popular players such as Kerry Wood, Frank Thomas, and Jeremy Roenick are some of the former Chicago players planning on coming to the event at some point, some of which will be signing autographs. Former Blackhawk Jeremy...
Via Sports Mockery
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #87: Jacob deGrom | SP | NYM

Kerry Wood Justin Verlander Jose Fernandez Jeremy Hellickson Hideo Nomo Dontrelle Willis What do these pitchers have in common? If you were a starter, is this a list of pitchers you would like to be included on? It probably depends on what the link is. While some of these pitchers are/were awesome and no-doubt-about-it aces when at their best, others (starting with Hellickson down...
Via Baseball Professor
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Kerry Wood’s 20-Strikeout Pitch GIF Is Mesmerizing

Kerry Wood's 20-strikeout pitch GIF is simply mesmerizing. Woods struck out 20 Houston Astros on May 6, 1998.
Via Gamedayr
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Road to Opening Day: #34

We’re just a couple days away from Cactus League play with the Cubs!  Follow our countdown lineup for some fun until Opening Day. Kerry Wood‘s Incredible Performance Everyone knows this game even if they’re not a Cubs fan.  I’ll wait for you to watch this video for two hours: Yes, this was a National League game, which meant Kerry Wood got to face the pitcher’s spot...
Via World Series Dreaming
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrigley Field: 100 years of memories

  Their are few places in the world that make a person smile and fill them up with happiness even in the face of a miserable defeat. It’s hard to picture a place where that even exists, but it has been proven on 1060 West Addison Street on the North Side of America’s windy city. Wrigley Field has been noted as one of the most important landmarks in American history, bringing...
Via isportsweb.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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