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  1. Instant replay not ending controversial calls

    David Schoenfield

    We're four days into expanded instant replay and I feel like I just ran into the brick wall at Wrigley Field before the ivy was planted. My head hurts trying to understand some of the new rules and ramifications. We're getting more calls correct -...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  2. Video find: Jim Maloney's 1965 no-hitter

    David Schoenfield

    This is pretty cool: The final three innings of Jim Maloney's 10-inning no-hitter for the Reds against the Cubs at Wrigley Field in 1965. The video is in color and includes the final three innings of the game as well as the commmercials and postgame ...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. Hall of Famers without their home parks?

    David Schoenfield

    One of the first major impacts Bill James made as a sabermetrician was pointing out the huge effect that ballparks had on statistics. I mean, people always knew that Fenway Park and Wrigley Field were good hitting parks, or that the Astrodome was a l...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  4. Blame Wrigley Field? Not so fast

    David Schoenfield

    Rick Reilly has a column up blaming the Chicago Cubs' woes on Wrigley Field: There's a reason the Cubs have never won a World Series at Wrigley. There's a reason they're 0-for-the-last-67 pennant races at Wrigley. The reason IS Wrigley. Reilly poi...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  5. Fans of the year

    David Schoenfield

    The Cubs and Pirates played a makeup game on Monday at Wrigley Field. Or, rather, they played most of it on Tuesday, since the game didn't start until 10:42 p.m. local time and finished at 1:28 in the morning. This was a casualty of baseball squeezin...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  6. Links: Yankees/Cubs, Phillies-M's previews

    David Schoenfield

    We're back to interleague play this weekend with a couple of particularly interesting series: The Yankees visit Wrigley Field and the Phillies travel to Seattle, with the Mariners just a half-game behind the Rangers. The Phillies will face Felix Hern...

    Blog | June 17, 2011
  7. Is Wrigley Field a dump? Vote!

    David Schoenfield

    OK, it's been all over the news this week: Is Wrigley Field a dump? After Peter Gammons referred to Wrigley as such (and Ozzie Guillen responded in general agreement), Chicago Sun-Times columnist Rick Morrissey wrote that he had called Wrigley a d...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  8. Don't get carried away by Big Z just yet

    David Schoenfield

    Just another Monday night in the majors? Yeah, just another Monday night. It was cold at Wrigley Field, cold enough to make you think the Chicago Cubs should tear down the lights and go back to playing day games all the time. The cameramen loo...

    Blog | April 19, 2011