Author Archives: Jamie Baker

About Jamie Baker

Hi, I'm Jamie and I run this site. I've published work on multiple other sites and through that experience I decided to create CHICAGO style SPORTS. We truly aim to speak for the Chicago fan. Additionally, as a member of the IBWAA (Internet Baseball Writers Association of America) you can be assured that all content you read will be written with incredible integrity.

Latest Trade Rumor Involving Javier Baez

The Chicago Cubs 2017/18 offseason started with Theo Epstein telling the world that they very likely will need to trade someone from their 25-man roster. The goal - acquire controllable starting pitching. Since that time there has been a lot of speculation on who, what, where that pitcher is and will come from. There has…

Anatomy of Extending a Joe Maddon Contract

Frank Chance, Cap Anson, Charlie Grimm, and Joe Maddon. This is the Mount Rushmore of Chicago Cubs managers. Cap having the most games (and pre-World Series titles) and a record of 1,282-932. Grimm recording a .547 winning percentage and nearly 1,000 wins, to go along with his two league championships. Chance won four league championships,…

Official, the Bears Give No Fox – Who Should They Hire?

It seems like the Chicago Bears do this far too often. For a franchise that has lasted 97 years, they’ve only had 18 head football coaches over that span. Recent years haven’t been too kind to the Bears, in terms of coaching, and after the news of John Fox getting fired - the new search…