North side vs. South side. Red & Blue vs. Black & White. "All In" vs. "It's a Way of Life." This is the Crosstown Classic, a series that divides households, neighborhoods, and an entire city for six of baseball's 162 games every year. The Cubs travel south Monday to face the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field for the first three games of the series. With both teams … [Read more...] about Crosstown Rivalry Renewed: White Sox vs. Cubs 2011 Begins TONIGHT!
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There's a new corporate sponsor, and trophy, added to the Windy City's Red Line series. Yes, it's like a college football trophy game now...if it were sponsored by a giant oil multinational. CHICAGO (April 26, 2010) – Major League Baseball’s Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox today announced an official structure to the celebrated Chicago interleague rivalry known to fans … [Read more...] about Cubs-Sox series becomes even MORE Corporate
By Sam Svoboda Before I even begin, I'd just like to say that I fully expect to catch some flak for this- too many people have their opinions on the Cubs and the Sox and refuse to even think about modifying them. But with the "Crosstown Classic" again this weekend, it's a perfect time to examine the possibility that maybe, just maybe, the city's two baseball teams are not … [Read more...] about Cubs and Sox Fans Mutually Exclusive?
By The Soxman and Paul Schmidt (Paul Schmidt) – It’s time for round two! The Red Line series shifts south to U.S. Cellular Field, where this Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Cubs and Sox will once again take each other on in a battle for city supremacy. Now, that really sounds like I’m fired up about these games, doesn’t it? However I’ve always, as a Cub fan, felt like … [Read more...] about Cubs-White Sox Exchange Part Deux: Weather Will Be Better!