A poignant White House ceremony for the 2016 champs was “humbling” and even symbolic against the backdrop of its timing.
Michelle Obama “amazing” during private reception with team in her first appearance among dozens of championship White House visits in eight years.
But winning, as quickly as the Cubs did, required creative use of resources that were far more limited than expected.
“Once you’re invited, you go,” said politically conservative Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts.
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Crane Kenney says help from city could make All-Star pitch work, plus Theo talks about Jake extension and other Cubs Convention notes.
Questions about Maddon’s pitching moves in the World Series persisted into Cubs Convention forums. Epstein was happy to take “outcome-based” outlook.