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Cubs throw away 400-pound cake made for Wrigley's 100th

The Cubs did the most Cubs thing ever with their 400-pound cake.On Tuesday, the Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field in part by putting a giant replica cake of the historic stadium on display. It was a grand gesture and certainly one that deserved eating.Unfortunately, this photo taken by a Reddit user charged with disposing of the cake shows what was left of it...
Via Bush League Chronicle
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Crying youngster captures essence of Chicago Cubs fandom

The Chicago Cubs haven’t won a championship in 105 years. During that century-plus, the Cubbies have not only lost. They’ve made a habit of finding new and creative ways to torture their fans. Sadly, Wednesday’s tilt at Wrigley against the Diamondbacks was simply another sterling example of the Cubs being the Cubs. And I’m not picking on them. Hell, I’m a Mets fan. What...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

That 400-pound cake replica of Wrigley Field? It’s in a dumpster now (photos)

On Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs celebrated 100 years of Wrigley Field. Among the many features of the centennial celebration was a 5-foot-by-5-foot cake that replicated the legendary ballpark in sugar, flour and a bunch of other stuff that made it essentially inedible. That is why is ended up in a dumpster on Thursday. The 400-pound […] The post That 400-pound cake replica of Wrigley...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kid learns with one blown lead the tragic and cruel fate of being a Cubs fan (video)

The Chicago Cubs celebrated Wrigley Field’s 100th “birthday” on Wednesday and along with all the pomp and circumstance, ginormous birthday cakes and  an overall warm and fuzzy feeling emanating out of the historic ballpark, it looked like the Cubbies were going to cap off the memorable day with a win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Not […] The post Kid learns with one blown...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Minor League Recap: 4-23-14

Tennessee Smokies The Smokies scored 8 in the first inning won 9-1. John Andreoli was 3-6. Dustin Geiger and Wes Darvill were each 2-5. Geiger had a double and a strikeout while Darvill had 2 doubles. Rubi Silva was 1-4 with a walk and 3 strikeouts, but his hit was a home run. Kris Bryant was 1-5 with 2 strikeouts. Rafael Lopez was 1-2 with 3 walks and Jeudy Valdez also got in on...
Via Obstructed View
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Cubs Got Cake Boss To Make Them A Sadness Cake

Via Twitter If you haven’t been following the narrative, the Chicago Cubs aren’t very good at winning the World Series. If you’re a Cubs fan typing something to me in all caps right now, relax, it’s the truth. It’s your identity. It’s been 100 years. As a Cleveland Indians fan, I can give you grief about it. We won 66 years ago, and you are almost 40 years worse...
Via With Leather
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Young fan cannot believe it as Cubs blow late lead

Your browser does not support iframes.The Chicago Cubs suffered a painful 7-5 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on Wednesday after giving up a 5-2 lead in the top of the ninth inning. Most Cubs fans are used to the losing by now, but one young Cubs fan took it particularly hard as he watched them blow the lead, throwing his hat on the ground in disgust.The Cubs television...
Via Holdout Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Team needs to look forward, not back following 5-2 loss to Diamondbacks

On a day all about celebrating the past, the Chicago Cubs should already be thinking future. The Cubs let a 5-2 lead slip away in the top of the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks and lost 7-5 on Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday, snapping their first winning streak of the season. Considering the torture their fans have been in, this was a fitting way for the Cubs to...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

D-backs rally for win in 9th with help from Cubs

CHICAGO -- Fittingly, the Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field's 100th birthday with a loss -- a dramatic, error-filled one, at that. One out from victory, the Cubs allowed the Arizona Diamondbacks to rally for five runs in the ninth inning in a 7-5 loss Wednesday. After an error by shortstop Starlin Castro, Martin Prado hit a two-run single off Pedro Strop (0-2), Miguel Montero...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Celebrate Wrigley Field’s Anniversary With 400-Pound Cake (Photos)

A special birthday usually calls for a special celebration. A special celebration, naturally, should have a 400-pound cake. The Chicago Cubs honored the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field in a big way on Wednesday, as The Cake Boss and his team of bakers from Carlos’ Bakery in New Jersey created a massive replica of the beloved ballpark. Happy 100th birthday, Wrigley! @Cubs will...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Celebrate Wrigley Field’s 100th Anniversary With 400-Pound Cake

The Chicago Cubs are honoring the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon and, to celebrate, EVERYONE GETS DIABETES. As a gift for the historic ballpark’s milestone birthday, pastry chef Buddy Valastro (from TLC’s reality show “Cake Boss”) and his crew recreated a humongous replica of the stadium in cake form. Take a look at the impressive monstrosity below...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cubs get 400-pound cake for Wrigley Field's 100th birthday

Wrigley Field, the beloved ballpark and home of the Chicago Cubs since it was opened on April 23, 1914, is being celebrated on Wednesday on its 100th birthday with the pomp and circumstance deserving of such a significant milestone. In an age where the prevailing philosophy is that things get worse with age and the […] The post Cubs commemorate Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fans receiving cupcakes for Wrigley Field's 100th birthday

Wrigley Field knows how to party. From a 400-pound birthday cake replica of the stadium, to special edition "Happy 100th" cupcakes, there is enough food to go around for Cubs fans.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs May Part Ways With Jeff Samardzija

SportsBrothersReport appreciates Travis Jaudon for allowing us to post his work on our site.  Be sure to Follow Travis on Twitter, and check out more of his work on his blog: HERE. #Braves trade AAA infielder Tyler Greene to #Padres for a player to be named later. #mlb— Travis Jaudon (@jaudonsports) April 22, 2014 Jeff Samardzija's days in a...
Via Sports Brothers Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bricks from Wrigley Field currently available for purchase

Ten years ago, Chicago Cubs fans famously had to sit under protective netting because the park was falling apart around them. Wednesday, the team is celebrating a century of futility at Wrigley Field. Now, should you have been so “lucky” to have walked away with part of the park’s falling facade, you definitely saved yourself some cash.  It would appear that, in conjunction...
Via Hall of Very Good
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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