The Chicago Cubs are often referred to as the “Lovable Losers”, due to their long World Series drought, but that doesn’t stop their loyal fan base from filling their home-park, Wrigley Field. The team has origins that date back to 1876, and are one of only two remaining charter members of the National League. Despite the championship drought, the Cubbies have two World Series titles in their history, 1907 and 1908. Since then the franchise has wallowed in mediocrity.

Year after year, tickets to Cubs games are among the most sought after on the secondary market. Throughout the MLB season, the Cubs will appear among the top ten sport events in TicketNews’s Top Event Rankings. The team can credit their success in ticket sales to loyal fans as well as many people want to experience a baseball game at the historic Wrigley Field.

The Chicago Cubs have once again descended into a disappointing, non-playoff season, with fans frustrated and longing for the promised build-up of the team that still seems so far away. And this week, the club’s new chairman, Tom Ricketts, discussed the likelihood that next year’s player payroll will be... Read more
The Arizona state legislature will abandon plans to help subsidize construction of a new Chicago Cubs spring training facility through a rental car tax, but legislators will continue their efforts to impose a ticket surcharge on all spring training games in order to help the Cubs build their new... Read more
Despite their popularity and playoff hopes, the Chicago Cubs seem to be having some trouble selling tickets in this unfavorable economic climate. The baseball team returned to Wrigley Field recently for a six-game home series that began yesterday, August 11, against the Philadelphia Phillies and ends August 16 against... Read more
Tickets to upcoming concerts from Eric Clapton as well as tickets for the 2009 Chicago Cubs season are on sale throughout the week ending February 21 as compiled by Ticket News. The week’s onsales begin with tickets for several of country superstar Kenny Chesney’s upcoming concerts, including stops in... Read more
Tickets for upcoming Chicago Cubs Spring Training games as well as tickets for upcoming play-off appearances from the New York Giants are on sale throughout the week ending January 10 as compiled by TicketNews. The onsales are quite favorable to sports fans this week. On sale Tuesday morning are... Read more
Few subjects in the ticketing industry have been able to hit the nerves of fans and brokers alike, but one of them is the idea of artists, promoters or sports teams scalping their own tickets. Now comes word out of Chicago that their beloved Cubs may be doing just... Read more
By Stacey Willets TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 6/25/07 – 7/01/07. OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Boston Red Sox 2 2 Chicago Cubs 3 8 New York Yankees 4 6 Jersey Boys 5 5... Read more

Chicago Cubs Up For Sale

April 2, 2007 0

News out of Chicago: Tribune Co. announced plans to sell the Chicago Cubs after the 2007 baseball season. Analysts are putting the value of the Cubs at over $600 million dollars. Tricune Co purchased the Cubbies for a little over $20 million in 1981. Tribune Co. also announced that... Read more