Search Results for Cubs Financials tag:www.thecubdom.com,2017:/cgi-bin/mt//feed/Cubs Financials 2017-11-18T01:10:49Z Movable Type 4.23-en 8 1 8 Elton John, Billy Joel, and Dave Matthews to play Wrigley in 2010 tag:www.thecubdom.com,2010://1.1244 2010-02-11T15:39:57Z 2013-09-22T20:43:32Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Alderman Tom Tunney continues to devastate true Cubs fans at every opportunity. From today's Sun-Times, we learn that Elton John and Billy Joel will be playing concerts at Wrigley Field during the week of July 7, and then Dave Matthews will be playing in September. We have now gone from... Why we're gonna hate Tom Ricketts - Part I tag:www.thecubdom.com,2009://1.1103 2009-05-18T14:08:48Z 2009-05-19T19:02:30Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com The Cubs are about to acquire an Alex Rodriguez, except this A-ROD will never wear a uniform, swing for the fences, take a banned substance, shag flyballs during BP... or retire. No - this A-ROD will be the $31mm+ of annual interest payments on the debt Tom Ricketts will issue... Analyzing the Rich Harden Trade tag:www.thecubdom.com,2008://1.1008 2008-07-10T14:00:00Z 2009-05-19T04:45:45Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com I've had some time to digest the Rich Harden deal, and I think you can prematurely put this one in the win column for both teams. Cop out? you bet. Here's why. The Cubs are focused short term, the A's are focused longer term. One of the unfortunate by-products of... Cubs and Budweiser renew their vows tag:www.thecubdom.com,2008://1.1006 2008-07-04T22:08:15Z 2009-05-19T04:55:36Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com The Cubs and Anheuser Busch have extended their marketing agreement through 2013. Very little has changed, except that A-B has purchased the naming rights to the Batter's Eye suite in centerfield. (No announcement has been made whether it will be the Bud-Lite batter's eye, the Budweiser batter's eye, or the... Pirates struggling to put butts in the seats tag:www.thecubdom.com,2008://1.1005 2008-07-02T20:08:32Z 2009-05-19T05:00:29Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com In other news, man bites dog. Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writes a column bashing new Pirates President Frank Coonelly for being satisfied with progress outside of the win-column. At the end of the column, he points out that the Pirates 'progress' hasn't made it as far as the... Injuries piling up for Cubs tag:www.thecubdom.com,2008://1.1003 2008-06-26T14:00:00Z 2009-05-19T05:22:50Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com As the Cubs roared through the early part of the schedule, amassing the best record in baseball, I've been smiling at our good fortune and relative health. However, with the injuries to Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Zambrano, the team is beginning to feel the effect of over one fourth of... TribCo Revenue Grab: Revenue Estimate for The Sandberg Game 2 tag:www.thecubdom.com,2008://1.1000 2008-06-18T16:15:00Z 2009-05-19T05:32:59Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Ryno's coming to Wrigley Field in July. I've already examined how this came about, now let's whip out our calculators (or Excel spreadsheets as the case may be.) and see if we can't get an estimate of the increased revenue to the ball club. For this exercise, I used my... Cubs send out Financial Books to Prospective Owners tag:www.thecubdom.com,2008://1.997 2008-06-12T16:07:59Z 2009-05-19T05:42:34Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com From my office window, I can look down 28 stories and across the Chicago River to see the private deck just outside of Sam Zell's office. I rarely see anyone on the deck, and used to think it would be a great place to eat lunch in the midday sunshine....