Bruce Miles

Chicago Cubs Beat Writer
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Bruce Miles has been covering the Chicago Cubs for the Daily Herald since 1998 and Major League Baseball since 1989.

He joined the paper in 1988 as a copy editor in the sports department. He also has covered high school and college sports. Miles worked on the Chicago Bears beat in 1997 and covered the Chicago Wolves professional hockey team from 1995-98.

Miles has traveled to Japan with the Cubs and worked on the paper's coverage of the Chicago White Sox during their playoff run to the 2005 world championship. He also covered the historic NHL All-Star Game in 1991 at Chicago Stadium at the outset of the first Gulf War, when a stirring rendition of the national anthem rocked the old building.

With Cubs radio play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes, Miles co-authored the book, "Harry Caray: Voice of the Fans." He is a Hall of Fame voter in the Baseball Writers Association of America. He has incorporated the science of sabermetrics into his baseball stories and blogs.

Miles is a graduate of Schaumburg High School and Loyola University Chicago.

Before joining the Daily Herald on a full-time basis, he worked in corporate communications with the Zurich Insurance Co. and also with the National Association of College Admissions Counselors.

A native of Chicago, he resides in Schaumburg with his family.

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History, humor unite as Obama honors Chicago Cubs

Jan 16 2017 | 10:11 pm - History and good humor were the orders of the day Monday as the World Series champion Chicago Cubs visited the White House to meet with President Obama and exchange gifts.

Memorable moments, quotes from Chicago Cubs Convention

Jan 15 2017 | 3:34 pm - The Chicago Cubs fan convention provided its share of feel-good moments over the weekend. It also provided some memorable quotes and quips.

Maddon talks Game 7 strategy again

Jan 14 2017 | 9:06 pm - For yet another time this off-season, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon found himself explaining his pitching strategy in November’s Game 7 of the World Series, won by the Cubs.

Fans to help present Chicago Cubs’ championship rings

Jan 14 2017 | 8:22 pm - The Chicago Cubs will allow a select number of fans to present players with their World Series rings in April.

Cubs, fans share the love at opening night of convention

Jan 13 2017 | 11:18 pm - As expected Friday’s opening of the Cubs’ annual fan convention was a love fest like no other seen at this event over the years.

Cubs, Arrieta settle on 1-year, $15 million deal

Jan 13 2017 | 8:45 pm - Former Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta was among three Cubs players agreeing to 2017 contracts Friday, avoiding salary arbitration.

Rizzo now looking forward to what’s ahead for Chicago Cubs

Jan 12 2017 | 9:20 pm - Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo says the world champions are looking forward to this weekend’s fan convention and Monday’s visit to the White House as they prepare for the 2017 baseball season.

Kasper, Deshaies get 3-year contract extensions

Jan 10 2017 | 7:46 pm - Chicago Cubs fans who like the chemistry between TV voices Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies will be happy to know that the Cubs have extended the contracts of each broadcaster for three more seasons, through 2019.

Convention returns with a loving spotlight on Cubs

Jan 09 2017 | 4:24 pm - The Chicago Cubs’ annual fan convention this coming weekend figures to be a total love fest, coming on the heels of last fall’s World Series championship.

Longtime Cubs scout from Winfield was heart and soul of staff

Jan 06 2017 | 6:17 am - The Chicago Cubs on Thursday mourned the passing of longtime scout Stan Zielinski, a resident of Winfield. Among Zielinski’s finds was catcher-outfielder Kyle Schwarber.

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