Every Cubs Convention is filled with good cheer and excitement for the team, regardless of the showing made on the field during the previous season. This year, during the 31st annual renewal of festivities, things were no different. Unless, of course, you take into account the enormous wave of World Series excitement that has overtaken the team for the first time in the history of the convention.
Andre Dawson adds another accolade to his career, receiving the Living Legend Award from Louisville Slugger. Here’s a recap of Dawson’s special evening, including an audience Q&A.
Artist Daniel Duffy has created a masterpiece showcasing the history of the Cubs in the essence of Wrigley Field. The painting, offered in Goldin Auctions live event July 31, will be completed during the National Convention.
Goldin Auctions’ live event during the National Convention on July 31 will feature items from the Andre Dawson collection, including his 1987 NL MVP Award and his 1982 Gold Glove Award.
Former Chicago Cubs coach Verlon “Rube” Walker passed away in 1971 at age 42. He left behind a daughter, Leigh Ann Young, who was 3 at the time. She is now on a quest to hear the voice of her father and she needs your help.
Collectors might know Andy Pafko only for his No. 1 seeding in the 1952 Topps set, but his career was sprinkled with memorable moments.
Chicago Cubs partner with Topps for cards that never were – an inside look at the development of this unique card set that has gained some steam on the secondary market, as well.
Chicago Cubs fans and season ticket holders will receive an exclusive card set produced by Topps that will offer classic card designs of current and former players.