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  1. MLB - Rating Wrigley Field as it turns 100

    Jim Caple

    Happy 100th birthday to Wrigley Field! Seems like a good time to take a hard look at how well (or poorly) the Friendly Confines have aged.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  2. MLB - Sarcastic salute to Red Sox and Yankees

    Jim Caple

    Off Base has been like a kid waiting for Christmas morning, and it's finally here: the first series between his beloved Yankees and his just-as-cherished Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  3. MLB - Best and brightest ballpark promotions

    Jim Caple

    Off Base searches the ends of the earth (and the Major League Baseball schedule) to bring you the season's best ballpark promotions ... including three-way hookups.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  4. New Cubs Park gives fans the feel of Wrigley Field

    Jim Caple

    New Cubs Park gives players first-class facilities and fans the feel of Wrigley Field.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2014
  5. MLB - Off Base looks ahead at baseball in 2014

    Jim Caple

    Off Base looks ahead to all the future baseball news that isn't fit to print anywhere else. Here's what 2014 might (or might not) have in store for us.

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2014
  6. The night Wrigley Field lit up

    Jim Caple

    Twenty-five years ago Thursday -- and a mere century after Thomas Edison developed the lightbulb -- lights finally went on at Wrigley Field for the first scheduled major league night game in the ballpark's long history. Rick Sutcliffe, the Cubs' s...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  7. Wrigley Field first night game 25 years ago

    Jim Caple

    A quarter-century ago this week, the Cubs played under the lights at home for the first time. But convincing Wrigleyville to let it happen was anything but a game. An oral history.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  8. Wrigley Field renovations necessary but still complicated

    Jim Caple

    History matters at Wrigley Field. So do the contracts with the rooftop owners. It's time to make the twain meet so the renovations can happen.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2013
  9. A celebration of baseball stadiums as our happy places

    Jim Caple

    The park. It's where we take our baseball vows. With the debut of a new column called 'A Walk In The Park,' we celebrate (and sometimes castigate) the stadiums in which we watch the national pastime.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  10. Baseball as the way to bring the nation together post-election

    Jim Caple

    Time to heal the nation's wounds after this particularly nasty election cycle, and what better salve than baseball?

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  11. Battle of the Ballparks -- Miller Park defeats AT&T Park

    Jim Caple

    No. 24-seeded Miller Park knocks off No. 3 AT&T Park to claim ESPN's Battle of the Ballparks championship.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  12. Battle of the Ballparks, second round -- Vote for MLB's best

    Jim Caple

    PNC Park and Fenway Park, the tourney's top two seeds, enter the fray in the second round.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  13. Battle of the Ballparks -- Vote for MLB's best

    Jim Caple

    The battle to determine baseball's best ballpark begins with 14 first-round matchups. Cast your votes!

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2012
  14. Off Base: MLB's postseason ticket reservation program

    Jim Caple

    MLB's postseason ticket reservation program sounds a lot like gambling.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2010
  15. Good showing in '08 Olympics will spur interest

    Jim Caple

    Major League Baseball faces a tough assignment in trying to spread the words "play ball" in China -- but the payoff could be huge.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2007
  16. From the best to just so-so

    Jim Caple

    The idea of a Cubs-Sox Series brought goosebumps to the skin. As for Marlins-Yanks, who cares?

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2003