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July 31, 2007 A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization   VOLUME 2007 ISSUE 3  
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CONTENTS
A “Hey-Hey!” for Jack Brickhouse
John Ely Homecoming
Collecting Chicago
The Business of Baseball
Beer and Baseball: A Look Back
Casey Crosby
A Chicago Tavern
Andrew "Rube" Foster Excerpt
Wrigley Field's Last World Series
Pre-National League Excerpt
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A “Hey-Hey!” for Jack Brickhouse
www.dschwan.com
by Dave Schwan

The Brickhouse Chicken dish introduced at the 200 East Supper Club in the Seneca Hotel. (photo courtesy of the OTBAC) Ask anyone who the players were on their home team growing up and they’ll tell you. Then ask them who called the games on their local radio or TV station and it’s a good bet they can tell you that, too. For us Cubs fans growing up in the 1960s, it was, of course, Jack Brickhouse on WGN-TV.
[FULL STORY]
 
John Ely Homecoming
Ely leaves Chicago a Redhawk and returns with White Sox
www.midwestbaseballmagazine.com
by Robert Henderson

For the past three years, the Homewood-Flossmoor (Ill.) native has called Miami University of Ohio home. When the Redhawks would travel to the Chicago area to play other Mid-American Conference teams, such as Northern Illinois University, Ely would always have a mini-homecoming.
[FULL STORY]
 
Collecting Chicago
www.cardpricer.com
by Ted Golden

The mid-western United States has provided sports memorabilia collectors with a bevy of opportunities for a very long time. Chicago is to the north what my hometown (Atlanta, GA) is to the south: It’s the epicenter of the region. In recent years, sports collectors have flocked to the city in order to attend “SportsFest” and “The National”; but the city has always had rich history with collectors.
[FULL STORY]
 
The Business of Baseball
www.themigalareport.com
by Dan Migala

Chicago’s on-the-diamond achievements have been well-documented by baseball historians but the Windy City is also home to many of the games more impressive moments in the front office.
[FULL STORY]
 
Beer and Baseball: A Look Back
by Steve Hamburg

Beer and baseball are as inseparable as Ruth and Gehrig, Mantle and Maris, or Tinker to Evers to Chance. From the earliest days of the professional game, beer has been much more than the fans’ refreshment of choice. The brewing industry and the National Pastime have been loyal partners.
[FULL STORY]
 
Casey Crosby
Prep Baseball Report
www.prepbaseballreport.com
by Sean Duncan

Casey Crosby could’ve easily packed it in. Worse yet, he could’ve lost that ah-shucks smile that sweeps over him every time he steps on a baseball diamond. It would’ve been easy for him to do. Regrettable, but understandable.
[FULL STORY]
 
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