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[16 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]

With our season tickets in hand, the Ultimate Sports Wife and I waited in our house for three hours and 15 minutes before the game between the Cubs and Pirates was finally postponed due to rain. As I have written before, the Cubs new day-of-game ticket policy is not friendly when it rains since one must enter Wrigley Field as soon as they purchase a ticket.
If it is raining, I would recommend buying a ticket from a scalper or a fan on the street if possible. That way …

Chicago Cubs, Postponed »

[16 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

In what I believe was a first – the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox planned to play a weekday night game at Wrigley Field Tuesday night. However, with a heavy rain coming down and no letup in sight, the Cubs postponed the game 10 minutes after the scheduled first pitch.
No makeup date has been announced, but I am hoping they will play a day-night Crosstown doubleheader the weekend of June 26th, 27th or 28th when they could play an afternoon game at Wrigley Field and play a …

Chicago Cubs, Postponed »

[16 May 2009 | No Comment | ]

For the second time this season, I was planning to attend the Chicago Cubs game which was postponed by rain (the first game was on April 19). I was still in the house (the Ultimate Sports Wife and I never enter the stadium during a rain delay until the first pitch is thrown) watching the pre-game show when the game was officially postponed. If you do not have the option of sitting in your house, then I would recommend hanging out in a bar or restaurant until the game actually …

Chicago Cubs, Postponed »

[20 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

For the first time since Friday, April 22, 2005, I was planning to attend a Major League Baseball game that ended up being postponed. Last night’s game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs was postponed two hours before the scheduled first pitch since it had rained steadily all day Sunday.
Rain Delay RulesSince the Ultimate Sports Wife and I live so close to Wrigley Field we have one rule we live by – when it is raining, we do not leave our house until the first pitch is thrown. …