L.A. Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti is a Chicago native who grew up with humble beginnings and a love for baseball. Cheryl Raye Stout spoke to him on a recent trip to Wrigley Field about his journey from Chicago's suburbs to the top of his game.
It's time for another installment of "The New Bleacher Bums." In this quick episode, Colleen Henneman explains how she stays fit. It's a combination of eating what she wants...while she exercises:Of course, this is not real. The New Bleacher Bums is a web series produced by Schadenfreude.
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said he told the owner of the Chicago Cubs that a plan to fix up Wrigley Field using tax dollars is a "non-starter."Emanuel met recently with Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. The mayor-elect described it as a "short...informational" meeting.
Top story: WBEZ's Al Keefe has a good story about the economics of baseball, which ties into this week's opening day festivities. (Friday) It costs more than $300 to take a family of four to Wrigley Field; $250 for U.S. Cellular Field.