I'm going to keep this post short and sweet today -- the Cubs are playing in the playoffs, and Chicagoland is abuzz with excitement (well, except for my brother-in-law who grew up as a Mets fan and when he transplanted to Chicago, couldn't be a Cubs fan so he picked the Sox!)
There's no shortage of Cubs-related goodies online, from all of the sports analysis, to a "What The World Was Like The Last Time The Cubs Won The World Series" Buzzfeed listicle, to WGN's "What kind of Cubs fan are you?" quiz.
We have our fair share of Cubbies goodness here as well, so check it out!
by Jimmy Greenfield
From our Hoopla service, "this guide to all things Cubs also includes a list of must-do Cubs-related activities, which include taking in Wrigley field, traveling to Arizona for spring training, and sipping beers at the best Cubs bars around the country."
Marty McFly travels to 2015 in this class 80s movie, and the Cubs are featured in his time-travel adventure. Simply fun sci-fi? or prophecy..?!?
by David Aretha
Have a younger cubs fan? "When eleven-year-old Omar is unfairly blamed by the media for a Chicago Cubs loss at home, his fellow Baseball Geeks try to clear his name."
This documentary DVD is a celebration of a century of baseball at Wrigley Field.
by Ira Berkow
“..Brilliantly and beautifully documents the stadium's entire career through a decade by decade account, a priceless collection of historical photographs and memorabilia, and vivid first person reminiscences of the people to whom this great place has meant so much. Notable fans interviewed for this book include Barack Obama, Scott Turow, Joe Mantegna, Sara Paretsky, Jim Bouton, and George F. Will, among others. Rounded out by a foreword by former player Kerry Wood and an afterword by associate justice John Paul Stevens, this is a book that no Cubs fan and no baseball fan will be able to resist."