Investigation timeline: What is the deal with Chicago’s ginormous 16-inch softballs?

Investigation timeline: What is the deal with Chicago’s ginormous 16-inch softballs?

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Curious City is a news-gathering experiment designed to satisfy the public’s curiosity. People submit questions, vote for their favorites, and WBEZ reports out the winning questions in real time, on Facebook, Twitter and the timeline above.

This round’s winner is Derek Stiles from Wicker Park. His question is: “What is the deal with Chicago’s ginormous 16-inch softballs?” We’re on it! Check back here for updates from WBEZ sports reporter Cheryl Raye-Stout as this story evolves.