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WGN Radio hosted a day full of Cubs fan-favorites, getting all the latest details on what to expect for the 2014 season…and some personal information too!


WGN Radio’s Kathy & Judy return for the very popular “Not for Women Only” session

The David Kaplan Show sat down with a variety of Cubs superstars on Friday, January 17th during the 29th Annual Cubs Convention at the Sheraton Hotel.


Theo Epstein, David Kaplan, Jed Hoyer and Mark Carman preview the upcoming Cubs season

New Cubs manager Rick Renteria talks from the Cubs Convention about his managerial style, how he will get the Cubs to play hard and also previews his interactions with umpires.


Rick Renteria during the David Kaplan Show at the 2014 Cubs Convention

Members of the Scouting and Player Development staff – Jason McLeod, Joe Bohringer, Jaron Madison and Matt Dorey –  discuss some of the work that goes on behind the scenes. Hosted by WGN Radio’s Judd Sirott and Jordan Bernfield.


Steve Cochran and Andrea Darlas sit down with President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, Executive Vice President/General Manager Jed Hoyer, Assistant General Manager Randy Bush, Assistant General Manager Shiraz Rehman, and Manager Rick Renteria at the 2014 Cubs Convention.


Highlights of the David Kaplan Show at the 2014 Cubs Convention:

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer

Darwin Barney, Anthony Rizzo and Nate Schierholtz

Edwin Jackson, Jeff Samardzija and Travis Wood

Rick Renteria Bill Mueller and Mike Brumley


Dave has an exclusive interview with the creator of CLARK THE CUB—Peter Windingstad… and the fan controversy surround the Chicago Cub’s new mascot.


PHOTO: New Cubs mascot, Clark, and Cubs prospects (from left) Kris Bryant, Armando Rivero and Arodys Vizcaino start a cheer with children at Advocate Illinois Masonic’s Pediatric Developmental Center in Chicago on January 13, 2014. — Steve Green/Chicago Cubs, Jan. 13, 2014

Audio from WGN Radio’s Saturday morning and afternoon sessions at the 2014 Chicago Cubs Convention:

Meet the Cubs Baseball Management

Scouting & Player Development

For Kids Only Press Conference, presented by Advocate

Not for Women Only

More audio, video and photos coming soon!


A full-house enjoys Kathy and Judy’s Not for Women Only session at the 2014 Cubs Convention

29th annual Cubs Convention underway this weekend. Stay with 720 WGN and for continuing coverage.

This morning, hours before the opening of the 2014 Chicago Cubs Convention, the new WGN Radio broadcast team of Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer sat down for a chat:


Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer (Jackie Paulus / WGN Radio)