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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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Apr 26 2016 | 11:43 pm - On an extremely cold Tuesday night for hitting, Chicago Cubs bats continued to make things happen against the Milwaukee Brewers, just as they have done all April, in a 4-3 victory.

Inside the numbers behind the Chicago Cubs’ torrid start

Apr 25 2016 | 7:59 pm - The Chicago Cubs are off to a sizzling 14-5 start as they get set to open a homestand. Daily Herald Cubs writer Bruce Miles takes a look at some of the reasons why.

Why Joe Maddon has lots of love for the NL Central

Apr 23 2016 | 11:40 pm - Where is the heartbeat of baseball? According to Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon, it’s the National League Central. The Cubs are in the midst of an interesting stretch of games against the division foes.

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