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Living the Dream
Living the Dream (3 Formats) ›
By Jim McArdle, Foreword by Ron Santo, Foreword by Len Kasper
PDF Price 11.99

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ISBN 9781617497902

Published Mar 2009

Legendary broadcaster Jack Brickhouse once said "any team can have a bad century." He was joking, of course, but the Chicago Cubs franchise, whose games he worked for decades, entered 2008 on the brink of making his words come painfully true. A number of expansion teams in the four major sports never have won a World Series, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup, or NBA title in their brief histories. But no team ever has gone 100 years without winning a championship. Following the Cubs' quest to avert that infamous distinction is the backdrop for Living the Dream, which, for author Jim McArdle, it truly was. McArdle, a former Cubs employee as editor of the official team magazine Vine Line, quit his job to devote himself completely to the 2008 Cubs' season. Thanks to clubhouse access generously offered by the team and an apartment located just beyond Wrigley's left-field fence, McArdle was uniquely positioned to compile this fascinating story.
Billy Williams
Billy Williams (4 Formats) ›
By Billy Williams, By Fred Mitchell, Foreword by Ron Santo
Cloth Price 24.95

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ISBN 9781600780509

Published Apr 2008

One of the most popular Cubs of all time—and now an executive advisor for the team—Williams reminisces about his early years, his Hall of Fame career, and his five decades in the game in this inspirational autobiography. In Billy Williams: My Sweet-Swinging Lifetime with the Cubs, he remembers the sturdy values and selfless devotion of the people from Whistler who helped shape his character; people like Lilly Dixon, his grade school principal, and Virgil Rhodes, his high school coach, both of whom he remembered in his Hall of Fame induction speech, and also his father who lived long enough to see his son play in the big leagues.
Few and Chosen Cubs
Few and Chosen Cubs (4 Formats) ›
By Ron Santo, By Phil Pepe, Foreword by Ernie Banks, Introduction by Ryne Sandberg
Cloth Price 27.95

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ISBN 9781572437104

Published Apr 2005

Famed former Cubs player Ron Santo lists the top five players at every position in the history of the franchise with explanation for each decision, along with statistics for every player and dozens of photos throughout.