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  • Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 500 in Angels' win

    Albert Pujols hits career home run No. 500 in Angels' win
    WASHINGTON — Some 18,000 men have played major league baseball since 1876, and only 26 of them have hit 500 home runs in their career. Albert Pujols joined that exclusive club Tuesday night when he crushed career home run No. 500, a two-run shot...
  • Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer

    Albert Pujols celebrates 'special moment' with 500th homer
    WASHINGTON — It was a majestic blast, exploding off the bat as if shot from a cannon, and as the ball arced its way toward the outer reaches of Nationals Park, it looked as if it might put a dent in the Capitol dome beyond the left-field wall....
  • Readers share favorite Wrigley Field memories

     Readers share favorite Wrigley Field memories
    As part of our Wrigley Field at 100 coverage, we asked readers to share their stories. Here are some. You'll find more at chicgotribune.com/wrigley. My top moment was in the magical season of 1989. It was late July and the Cubs were battling the San...
  • Cubs honor centenarian at last

    Cubs honor centenarian at last
    Two months late, but a century in the making, Louis Reinhart crossed the Wrigley Field grass Sunday and dropped the game ball on the pitcher's mound. The 100-year-old retired farmer, still too young to have seen the Cubs win a World Series, was supposed...
  • The Biblioracle: The Mount Rushmore of American lit

    The Biblioracle: The Mount Rushmore of American lit
    Do you know the Mount Rushmore game? Essentially, you pick a category like, say, candy bars and decide which of them belongs on the candy bar Mount Rushmore. (For the record, the answer is: Snickers, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Twix and Kit Kat.)...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    By trading any player with value, isn't Epstein lengthening the timeline to "sustained success"? Does Epstein lack understanding of pitchers?  Pitchers frequently peak later than position players.   Although Jeff Samardzija is older than 25, his best...
  • Goose Island finally gets to woo home crowd at Wrigley

    Goose Island finally gets to woo home crowd at Wrigley
    After 25 years, Goose Island finally has a home field advantage at Wrigley Field. Chicago’s longest-tenured beer maker will be abundant at Clark and Addison this season for the first time, with both 312 Urban Wheat Ale and the newly released 312...
  • For April Fools' and baseball season: George Plimpton

    For April Fools' and baseball season: George Plimpton
    To commemorate April Fools' Day and the start of baseball season, let’s take a look back at that greatest of all sports prank books, George Plimpton’s “Out of My League.” Originally published in 1961, it recalls Plimpton’s...
  • WGN-TV airing 'Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration'

    WGN-TV airing 'Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration'
    Wrigley Field is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and WGN-TV is joining the party with "Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration." The two-hour special on the history of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs, its primary occupant, will air at 7 p.m....
  • Angels' Albert Pujols is among players closing in on milestones

    The newest addition to Angel Stadium is a dark green sign, behind the last row of the bleachers closest to center field. In white letters and numbers, the sign reads "PUJOLS 494." The number will change with every home run Albert Pujols hits. At Angel...
  • Albert Pujols, 500 jonrones

    Albert Pujols, 500 jonrones
        Albert Pujols se convirtió el martes en el vigésimo sexto (26to) pelotero en la historia que conecta 500 jonrones en el béisbol de Grandes Ligas.   El primera base dominicano de los Angelinos alcanzó la marca el martes al disparar dos...
  • Hannibal Buress performs at 'An Evening with the Bulls'

    Hannibal Buress performs at 'An Evening with the Bulls'
    Hannibal Buress, meet the Bulls. Bulls, meet Hannibal Buress. The 31-year-old comedian and life long Bulls fan said he had never crossed paths with any Bulls players before performing Wednesday at the annual “An Evening with the Bulls”...