It will tough to find a former Cubs player with more personality than Mitch Williams. He has great stories and doesn't hold back on them. He was a Cubs closer for a short, but impactful time. It was another great event at Club 400 and here is the Q&A from that event. Special thanks to Danny Rockett for filling in for William on this one!
On Friday, the 2020 Cubs Convention begins. What will the Cubs executives say about this inactive offseason? Will it be enough to appease the fans? Do they have a plan for the next season and beyond? How will Grandpa Rossy respond. We will be live at the 2020 Cubs Convention reporting on all of the action. By the way, there are still tickets available...check it out, it is going to be awesome!
After nearly two months, Club 400 Podcast is back and better than ever. We have an amazing 2020 season ready for you. The Cubs may not be creating too much offseason excitement yet, but we are beginning today. So, thank you for your patience and know that we are back.
What a career Mr. Rogers has had. From working with Mike North as one of the original members of The Score to being a beat reporter for the World Champion Chicago Blackhawks to being a beat reporter for the World Champion Chicago Cubs. Jesse is a writer, a TV star, and radio genius. We love that he tells it like it is and is not obsessed with breaking news. He is the hardest working man in sports and just a great guy.
Baseball is a sport that is all about records. Our guest played the organ for 33 straight years and over 2,600 consecutive home games at Wrigley Field. Image that, every home game you have been to since 1987, you have heard the sweet sounds of Gary Pressy. What an honor to have such a major person in Cubs history to share some time us!
Break is over. Depression is over. Joe is history. But we all still bleed Cubbie Blue. Just like that the 2020 season is underway for the beloved Cubs. There is no offseason for Club 400. So many great things happening and here is a recap and a preview of what is happening. We have a great season coming up, so get your popcorn ready!
On this show are the esteemed hosts of Club 400 Podcast, Stu & Bill getting you up-to-speed on Club 400 Lager, Club 400 Upcoming events, The Stu McVicar Birthday Extravaganza, Upcoming Club 400 Podcast. You will also hear about Club 400 The Bar, Club 400 Workout Facilities and Club 400 Wings. Join us for a snapshot of the dog days of summer.
Imagine sitting in the box seats at Wrigley Field everyday and getting paid for it. Bruce Bohrer became an usher after retirement and it turned into his dream job
Bruce then decided to write about his experience. He is the author of “Best Seat in the House: Diary of a Wrigley Field Usher”
Bruce Bohrer was born and raised on the North Side of Chicago where he became an avid Cubs fan. He attended his first game at Wrigley Field at a very young age. Having spent most of his life in the Chicago area, he has witnessed hundreds of games at Wrigley, first as a fan, and then as an usher. “Best Seat in the House: Diary of a Wrigley Field Usher” is his first book.
Breaking News....we have the co-founder and owner Cubs Insider, Evan Altman on the dial tonight. Cubs Insider is the place to go to be the most informed Cubs fan at the water cooler. Evan and his team use passion, hard work and ethics to write the Cubs stories that every Cubs fan wants to hear, from the daily starting lineup to trade rumors. The Cubs Insider website is a portal of information about the beloved Cubbies for blog posts to twitter posts to podcasts to a Cubs shop. It is all there. Hear how Evan became a Cubs fan and was eventually called to create Cubs Insider.
Who would be the perfect guest for our 50th show? How about creator of The Heckler?
The Heckler is a satirical sports newspaper created in 2003 by Brad Zibung (born 1976) and George Ellis (born 1977). It is based in Chicago and chronicles the pratfalls of the fabled Chicago Cubs baseball club as well as other major Chicago sports teams and athletes.
The Heckler has received acclaim from the Chicago Reader, The Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Tonight on WTTW, WFLD's Fox News in the AM, WGN-TV, ESPN Radio Chicago, WSCR, Time Out Chicago and the Sporting News. It has subscribers in 40 states.
In 2006 The Heckler branched beyond the Chicago Cubs and began covering all major Chicago sports.
In March 2007, The Heckler published its first book, The Cubs Fan's Guide to Happiness