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1959 – White Sox vs Dodgers World Series Story

May 22, 2016 No Comments by

by Brule Laker Here’s a story In 1959, after 40 years, the Chicago White Sox finally won an American League pennant.  With no Internet, Ticketmaster, eBay, StubHub or other such services, one needed to know someone in the ticket office, in our case, the head guy, Tommy Maloney. My uncle, a season-ticket holder, got tickets […]

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Chicago Cardinals Old School NFL

Jan 22, 2016 No Comments by

The Chicago Cardinals Old School NFL by Brule Laker The Chicago Cardinals always lagged in popularity behind the Bears. For most of their existence, they played at Comiskey Park, the home of the White Sox. As South Siders, we rooted for the usually hapless Cardinals. Less than 16,000 fans turned out on a beautiful late-November […]

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Packers vs. Bears on a cold and rainy Halloween….

Oct 31, 2015 No Comments

by Eric Cappel It was Halloween, Monday, October 31, 1994. It was indeed scary at Chicago’s Soldier Field, but not because of ghosts, ghouls, or even the football game between longtime bitter rivals Green Bay and Chicago that was to take place. It was the weather, which explains the rough condition of the ticket stub […]

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Day / Night DoubleHeader – the HARD way!

Aug 05, 2014 No Comments

(In the town the brought you DoubleMint gum – here’s a “Two-Two-Two Games in One Day” story for you!) I went to Chicago to visit my Brother and his 1st wife,  he planned a day of baseball few I would assume have had…. 1st we saw the Cubbies in old Wrigley Field in afternoon game […]

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Chicago Blackhawks and a Stag Party

Dec 20, 2013 No Comments

by  Andrew Smith I’m from London, England and my stub story ticket begins in 2009. I proposed to my girlfriend in March 2009 (she said yes) and for a year or so my friends and i talked about where we should go for my Stag Party (Bachelor Party).  I told them that we should go […]

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The Chicago Cardinals Old School NFL

Nov 30, 2013 No Comments

The Chicago Cardinals Old School NFL by Brule Laker The Chicago Cardinals always lagged in popularity behind the Bears. For most of their existence, they played at Comiskey Park, the home of the White Sox. As South Siders, we rooted for the usually hapless Cardinals. Less than 16,000 fans turned out on a beautiful late-November […]

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Packers vs. Bears on a cold and rainy Halloween….

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments

by Eric Cappel It was Halloween, Monday, October 31, 1994. It was indeed scary at Chicago’s Soldier Field, but not because of ghosts, ghouls, or even the football game between longtime bitter rivals Green Bay and Chicago that was to take place. It was the weather, which explains the rough condition of the ticket stub […]

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Yanni in Concert…A Dream Come True Event

Feb 02, 2012 3 Comments

by Cheryl Montgomery I have been attending Yanni Concerts since his Live At The Acropolis Days…Every concert tour has been like seeing one of his concerts for the first time…Even though he has repeated several “favorites” each time something new and innovative was added. His most recent tour Yanni in Concert started for me in […]

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1963 NFL Championship Game

Jan 15, 2012 No Comments

By George Haggis A group that included myself and some of my high school buddies decided to head down to Wrigley Field the day of the 1963 NFL Championship Game between the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants. We stood in line for a couple of hours in frigid weather (game time temp. was […]

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Worst Home Loss Ever

Jul 19, 2011 No Comments

by Brule Laker It had the makings of a great afternoon: a $40 ticket right behind the White Sox’s dugout bought on the street for $20; the sun shining with the temperature in the low ‘80s; and the dreaded Minnesota Twins in town. Instead, I saw a record made on May 21, 2009, although I […]

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