Posts tagged Wrigley Field

Rebooting Wrigley

Yesterday was Opening Night at Wrigley Field.  Being the long suffering Cubs fan that I am, I went.  You might have heard they are rebuilding Wrigley.  Currently, they’re rebuilding the bleachers, all the street infrastructure and they put in a …






RIP Mr. Cub “Let’s Play Two”

Ernie Banks passed away last evening. He was my first true baseball hero. When I was a little kid, I used to go over to our neighbors house and watch the Cubs with a man named Bill Schultz. He was …






Innovation Does Create Jobs-Software Doesn’t Eat The World

Too often, we think about the effects of innovation in terms of “Software Is Eating the World”.  Marc Andreessen said that. People repeat the mantra over and over again without thinking it through. Software eats commodity jobs, but creates more …






Real World Application of Coase Theory-Wrigley Field

Ronald Coase passed away last week.  He came up with a theory that really changed the trajectory of economic thinking.  His theory is powerful, and when I look at businesses I try to use it to think about their business …






Breakfast Links

Louisville and Michigan fight it out for the national championship.  My gut tells me Louisville but hope the Big 10 can pull it out. Portugal pays people in T Bills Opening Day at Wrigley Field today. Is David Stockman the …






Wrigley Field Traditions

This week end, the Chicago Cubs are playing the New York Yankees at Wrigley Field.  Some Yankees fans were wondering about some of the Wrigley traditions. The “Hey! Hey!” on the foul poles are what Jack Brickhouse used to say …






Illinois versus Northwestern at Wrigley Field

Yesterday, I went to the football game in Wrigley.  It was easily one of the top ten sports events I have ever been at.  As an Illinois alum, I had my orange on.  My wife and I didn’t have tickets …