The Chicago Tribune Book of the Chicago Cubs: A Decade-By-Decade History


The Chicago Tribune Book of the Chicago Cubs: A Decade-By-Decade History Author Chicago Tribune Staff
ISBN-10 1572842172
ISBN-13 9781572842175
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 344
Language English
Publisher Agate Midway
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The Chicago Tribune Book of the Chicago Cubs is a decade by decade look at one of baseballs most beloved if hard luck teams starting with the franchises beginnings in 1876 as the Chicago White Stockings and ending with the triumphant 2016 World Series championship For more than a century the Chicago Tribune has documented every Cubs season through original reporting photography and box scores For the first time this mountain of Cubs history has been mined and curated by the papers sports department into a single one of a kind volume Each era in Cubs history includes its own timeline profiles of key players and coaches and feature stories that highlight it all from the heavy hitters to the no hitters to the one hit wonders And of course you cant talk about the Cubs without talking about Wrigley Field In this book readers will find a complete history of that most sacred of American stadiums where Hack Wilson batted in 191 runsstill the major league recordin 1930 where Sammy Sosa earned the moniker Slammin Sammy and where fans congregated even when the team was on the road throughout its scintillating championship run The award winning journalists photographers and editors of the Chicago Tribune have produced a comprehensive collectors item that every Cubs fan will love

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