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LBL 21 – Jose Altuve Pt 2 featuring Ryne Sandberg, Roberto Alomar!

We made it through Thanksgiving and LBL Host Daniel Port is sitting down to take a look at some Hall of Fame Second Baseman in Ryne Sandberg and Roberto Alomar while using them as benchmarks for how Jose Altuve can make a Hall of Fame case!. Host: Daniel Port. Follow...
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On This Day in History: Ryne Sandberg Announces His Return to the Cubs

Chicago Cubs fans received an additional treat on Halloween in 1995, when legendary second baseman Ryne Sandberg announced that he'd be unretiring and returning to the team for the 1996 season. Sandberg had retired midway through the 1994 season amidst a season-long slump and the feeling that he couldn't compete...
CHICAGO, IL
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Watch: Ryne Sandberg Talks Cubs, Pepsi Cherry on Top Sweepstakes

I fell in love with the Cubs just like most fans of a certain age, watching or listening to them on WGN. Not that I had much of a choice since my elders were Cubs fans and growing up in the country meant Channel 9 and 720 AM were among the only options we had for news and entertainment. Some of my fondest memories of those summer afternoons consist of drinking Pepsi out of glass bottles and eating Saltine crackers on my Grandpap’s living room carpet while watching the Cubs.
CHICAGO, IL
Mercury News

Glenview home once owned by former Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg sells for $831,000

A five-bedroom, 3,200-square-foot house in Glenview that former Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg owned from 1985 until 1993 sold for $831,000. Sandberg and his then-wife, Cindy, bought the property on Iroquois Drive from homebuilder Allstate Development in late 1985 for $144,000. It’s not known whether that amount included all the home’s construction costs or not, but the Sandbergs wound up selling the house in 1993 for $450,000, several months after they paid $950,000 for two units on the 64th floor of Lake Point Tower on Chicago’s Near North Side. Locally, Sandberg now owns a home in Lake Bluff.
GLENVIEW, IL
The Spokesman-Review

When Steve Emtman went No. 1: Spokane soared in 1992 behind John Stockton, Mark Rypien and Ryne Sandberg, but it was a defensive tackle from Cheney who reached another pinnacle

In July 1992, Sports Illustrated published a story headlined “City of Stars.” It was a down-home feature about two future Hall of Famers and a Super Bowl MVP who graduated from Spokane high schools. Ryne Sandberg, John Stockton and Mark Rypien were all making headlines as prominent professional athletes.
SPOKANE, WA
NBC Los Angeles

Topps 2022 Series 1 Premiere Party Featuring Ryne Sandberg

Tuesday was supposed to be the day that pitchers and catchers officially reported to spring training. Instead, the MLB lockout is headed towards its third month and spring training has been delayed until March 5 at the earliest. Nonetheless, baseball will be back at some point and Topps, the global...
LOS ANGELES, CA
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Cubs historical sleuthing: Ryne Sandberg and Shawon Dunston together

Lately, I’ve posted a lot of Ryne Sandberg and Shawon Dunston sleuthing photos from the 1980s here. Here, you see the two men in a much more recent photo at Wrigley Field, obviously long after their playing days ended. I carefully cropped this photo so that I didn’t give...
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Cubs historical sleuthing: Another Ryne Sandberg photo

Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs fields during an MLB game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois during the 1988 season. All right, that narrows it down pretty well. No. 14 in the photo is Andres Thomas of the Atlanta Braves — that’s definitely a Braves uniform. Thomas played for the Braves from 1985-90, and just to make sure the year was probably correct I checked the No. 14 for the Braves prior to 1985. That was Matt Sinatro, a catcher who never played at Wrigley Field. (Although Sinatro later became a Cubs coach under Lou Piniella from 2007-10 and he and Lou famously got lost trying to drive to Cincinnati in 2008.)
ILLINOIS STATE
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Cubs historical sleuthing: Another Ryne Sandberg photo

Second baseman Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs tries to tag out an opponent during a game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Well, that’s not quite right. Sandberg is clearly trying to complete a double play, with Luis Alicea of the Cardinals the baserunner. Alicea played for the...
ILLINOIS STATE
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Cubs historical sleuthing: Ryne Sandberg edition

This is, obviously, Ryne Sandberg scoring a run against the Cardinals. Getty Images chose to focus on the other player in the photo (typos fixed):. Tony Pena #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals takes the throw as Ryne Sandberg #23 of the Chicago Cubs slides in safe at home during a Major League Baseball game circa 1987 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Pena played for the Cardinals from 1987-89.
ILLINOIS STATE
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Today in Cubs history: The Cubs trade for Ryne Sandberg

The Cubs finished 1981 with a 38-65 record, a .369 winning percentage that would have translated to a 60-102 record if not for the players’ strike that year. (And the way the team was playing before the strike, that 162-game record probably would have been worse.) They’d lost 98 games the year before, hadn’t made the postseason since the 1945 NL pennant and in the 36 seasons since then, had posted a winning record just seven times.
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Cubs historical sleuthing: Ryne Sandberg edition

Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs fields during an MLB game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Ryne Sandberg played for the Chicago Cubs from 1982-1997. Well, you already know all that. We also know that Steve Sax of the Dodgers is in this photo. Sax and Sandberg both played...
ILLINOIS STATE

Ryne Sandberg Is a Weed Guy Now

Life is a winding road and every corner presents the opportunity for a different horizon, so surprises are in the eye of the beholder. Still, we did not wake up this morning expecting to learn that Ryne Sandberg is a big marijuana guy now. And yet the Chicago Tribune is out with a dive into his newfound interest in the product.
ILLINOIS STATE