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The Curveblog

Follow the adventures of ballhawk, Cubs fan, and co-host of the podcast Ballhawk Talk, Larry Larson.

6/30 at Kauffman Stadium

We arrived in Kansas City about three hours after we saw the Iowa Cubs wrap up their victory over the New Orleans Baby Cakes. We went out for some barbecue before heading back to our hotel to get ready for... Continue Reading →

5/29 at Principal Park

First off, you're probably wondering: "Where is principal park, why are you there, and why are you blogging about it?" Well, Principal park is the home of the Iowa Cubs, located in Des Moines, Iowa. We decided to stop in... Continue Reading →

Cubs’ slow start: Is it time to panic?

If you told me on opening day that the Cubs would be 25-27 on May 31st after being swept by the cellar-dwelling Padres, I would probably laugh it off, citing their stacked lineup and the relatively weak NL Central. But,... Continue Reading →

2017 Hall of Fame ballot

It's that wonderful time of year again. Spring Training is right around the corner, and the hot stove is cooling off for the winter. Yet the baseball world is still filled with heated discussion, thanks to the annual hall of... Continue Reading →

7/26 at Target Field

I had been looking forward to our two day trip to the Twin Cities for a long time. Not only was I going to check another stadium off the list, but I was finally going to meet some fellow ballhawks... Continue Reading →

11/4/16 at Cubs World Series Parade

Ever since I was a young fan, I had my heart set going to the Cubs World Series parade once they finally won. Well, it happened, and sure enough, my dad, my brother Nicholas, and I made plans to go... Continue Reading →

Cubs win the Pennant: My thoughts heading into the World Series.

"Sure as God made green apples, the Chicago Cubs are going to be in the World Series, and maybe sooner than we think" - Harry Caray, 1991. History has been made. For the first time in 71 years, the Cubs... Continue Reading →

6/29 at Great American Ballpark

With game time being 12:35, my second day in the Queen City started quite early. I got out of bed at around 8:30 or so, ate some breakfast, and then eventually started walking to the ballpark by myself at about... Continue Reading →

6/28 at Great American Ballpark

My jam packed day in the former city of the deceased gorilla Harambe started by grabbing some Breakfast at the hotel, and then heading to the National Underground Railroad Museum. The plan was to go through some exhibits and then... Continue Reading →

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