• Will the Cubs finally grant Bill Murray’s 1984 wish?

    Will the Cubs finally grant Bill Murray’s 1984 wish?

    “The World Series… that’s what I really was shooting for.” Tonight the Cubs and Cleveland Indians will play game three of the World Series at Wrigley Field. They will be joined by Cubs superfan Bill Murray, who will sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” Murray has been a fixture of the 7th inning stretch for years. However, when he appeared on Time Out while the Cubs were in the National League playoffs in 1984, he had other ambitions. Will … Continue reading

  • For Fathers Day: Bill Veeck on his Daddy

    For Fathers Day: Bill Veeck on his Daddy

    “He was the nicest man I’ve ever met. I guess that’s going out of style talking about your parents that way but, he was.” -Bill Veeck  When legendary ball club owner, Bill Veeck Jr., was being posthumously inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, his wife Mary Frances spoke of some of Veeck’s professional commandments. Among them, “in your hiring be color-blind, gender-blind, age-and-experience blind.” For Veeck, everyone held the potential to teach him something. Famous for his wild and … Continue reading

  • Mr. Cubs’ Last Stand

    Mr. Cubs’ Last Stand

    On February 16, 1986, the Cubs and Mets revived the 1969 season to play an exhibition series in Arizona. Ernie Banks was 54. This video is probably Banks’ last hit and last putout in any game. It’s an excellent example of the kind of video we have produced over the years. Shot on the field with Ernie on a radio mic, it’s a contrast to what’s been seen on “regular” TV. Enjoy. Check out more on Ernie and the Cubs … Continue reading

  • [Jonathan and Bruce Sutter]

    [Jonathan and Bruce Sutter]

    This is a short clip showing former Cubs player Bruce Sutter pitching a ball to a young boy. Continue reading

  • 100 years of Wrigley Field

    100 years of Wrigley Field

    Today marks the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field, iconic home of the Chicago Cubs. It was also the home of two football teams—the Chicago Bears (1921-1970) and the Chicago Cardinals (1931-1939)—and saw performances by the Chicago Blackhawks as well as musical legends like Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam. It can also be seen in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, The Blues Brothers, and many other movies and TV shows. Longtime White Sox owner Bill Veeck (1914-1986) had great affection for Wrigley … Continue reading

  • [Harry Caray moves to Cubs]

    [Harry Caray moves to Cubs]

    Press conference and interview on the day Harry Caray switched from being the voice of the White Sox to the voice of the Cubs. Continue reading

  • Inside Baseball: Take Me Out To The Ballpark

    Inside Baseball: Take Me Out To The Ballpark

    This 1984 program showcases four of the most celebrated ballparks in Major League Baseball history: Fenway Park, Yankees Stadium, Wrigley Field, and Comiskey Park. Hosts Jim Scott and Sean Mooney visit each stadium and speak with baseball legends Johnny Pesky, Andy Pafko, Billy Pierce, and Yogi Berra. Continue reading

  • A Look At The Cubs, 1975

    A Look At The Cubs, 1975

    A TV show, including commercials, previewing the 1975 Chicago Cubs, and examining their chances of a winning season. Made up of interviews with players from the 1975 Cubs conducted at the Cubs’ spring training camp in Scottsdale, AZ, and highlight footage from training camp and previous seasons. Continue reading