Based in Chicago, Illinois, the Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team. They are the members of the Major League Baseball's National League, Central Division. They are one of the two Major League clubs located in Chicago (the other one is the Chicago White Sox), the Cubs are also one of the two remaining charter membership holder of the National League (the other one is the Atlanta Braves). The franchise has not won a single championship in 101 years, which is even longer than that of any other major North American professional sports team.
The Cubs are often referred as "The North Siders" because of the Wrigley Field, where the Cubs have played their home games since the year 1916, is situated in Chicago's north side Lakeview community. They are also usually famous as "The Boys in Blue" noting the team's main uniform color. Lou Piniella is the Chicago's manager, and Jim Hendry is their general manager. The Chicago Cubs have rivalries with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Chicago White Sox.
The Cubs are presently owned by a family trust of TD Ameritrade whose founder is Joe Ricketts, with his son Tom Ricketts managing the team on a daily basis.