SHAWON-O-METER

SHAWON-O-METER Cub fans may remember the "Shawon-O-Meter" in the left field bleachers of Wrigley Field from 1989-1997. The Smithsonian Institution andChicago History Museum have a version in their archives while the Baseball Hall of Fame has one on display.

Makeshift placard that tracked Chicago Cubs shortstop Shawon Dunston's batting average.

Operating as usual

03/24/2020

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed OF Shawon Dunston, Jr. and OF Connor Oliver.

Shawon with a Sac Fly in the Frontier League's first All-Star Game & Win!
07/11/2019
Frontier League wins All-Star game

Shawon with a Sac Fly in the Frontier League's first All-Star Game & Win!

Two Southern Illinois Miners played valuable roles for the Frontier League Wednesday night when they blanked the Can-Am League 7-0 in the leagues’ first All-Star Game in Pomona, N.Y.

All-Star Shawon Jr.!
06/29/2019
2 Wild Things chosen for all-star game

All-Star Shawon Jr.!

The Frontier League has tried for a long time to spice up its all-star game. It used the traditional division vs. division format for many years, then added a home

A somewhat unruly bunch.
06/06/2019

A somewhat unruly bunch.

On this 30th anniversary of the SHAWON-O-METER it’s the perfect time to kickoff the campaign of another #12, MLB All-Sta...
06/05/2019

On this 30th anniversary of the SHAWON-O-METER it’s the perfect time to kickoff the campaign of another #12, MLB All-Star Kyle Schwarber Chicago Cubs #EverybodyIn

05/06/2019
Cubs Legends display case

If you switched over to the Cubs game after the Kentucky Derby you might have seen these credits. June 5th marks the 30th anniversary of the SHAWON-O-METER - how should we celebrate?

This photo was taken 6/4/14, the eve of the 25th anniversary. It was amazing to be in the booth with Len & JD. 6/5/19 ma...
02/07/2019
Chicago Tribune

This photo was taken 6/4/14, the eve of the 25th anniversary. It was amazing to be in the booth with Len & JD. 6/5/19 marks the 30th anniversary!

It’s sad to see the Cubs leaving WGN, their partner through thick and (mostly) thin, writes Paul Sullivan. "It’s just another sign that nothing lasts forever."

Shawon Jr makes the final roster for the Auckland Tuatara in the Australian Baseball League. Josh Collmenter is also on ...
11/14/2018
Roster confirmed for Australian Baseball League debut | Voxy.co.nz

Shawon Jr makes the final roster for the Auckland Tuatara in the Australian Baseball League. Josh Collmenter is also on the team. I saw Josh make his MLB debut in AZ on 11/17/11.

Auckland Tuatara manager Steve Mintz has confirmed the roster for the franchise’s Australian Baseball League debut series in Perth this week.

Shawon Jr with a big night in Auckland loss.
11/12/2018
Auckland Tuatara

Shawon Jr with a big night in Auckland loss.

Wrap of the second game of the pre-season series against Brisbane.

09/26/2018

On the Jumbo tonight!

08/23/2018
Chicago Cubs

Had heard about this playing on the Jumbo, finally get to see it!

Fan signs help make Wrigley Field history.

06/07/2018

Shawon 1-4 with a sac fly in the Dogs win!

06/07/2018

It’s Rising!!

06/07/2018

The meter is back at Impact Field tonight. Great job Sandy! Shawon Jr quickly doubled!

06/06/2018
Chicago Dogs

Shawon Jr gets mobbed after his walkoff hit in the bottom of the 11th!

Clearly all of our fans stuck it out 'til the end ... 😅

Second home win is in the books on a walk-off winner and the lone run of the game! Stick it out with us tomorrow as we close off the series. #SHUTOUT

Thank you Chicago Dogs for an epic night - capped-off with Shawon's walkoff hit in the 11th!
06/06/2018

Thank you Chicago Dogs for an epic night - capped-off with Shawon's walkoff hit in the 11th!

We couldn't wait until #TransformationTuesday to share this EPIC father➡️son transformation with you guys!

Thank you to David Cihla for throwing out the ceremonial first pitch yesterday and for bringing the Shawon-O-Meter back to life at none other than Impact Field for its 29th anniversary.

06/06/2018

Shawon Jr with the walkoff RBI in extras!

06/06/2018

Thankfully I didn’t suck. Honored to have Shawon Jr as my battery mate

First pitch ball
06/06/2018

First pitch ball

It's short notice but I'll be throwing out the first pitch tonight at Impact Field in Rosemont. It would be great to see...
06/05/2018

It's short notice but I'll be throwing out the first pitch tonight at Impact Field in Rosemont. It would be great to see some Shawon-O-Meter fans! It's $2 Domestic Beer Night - can't beat that!

BOY DO WE HAVE A SURPRISE FOR YOU!

29 years ago today, David Cihla raised the first Shawon-O-Meter in the bleachers of Wrigley Field in support of Shawon Dunston Sr. during a series against the Mets.

Tonight, on its 29th anniversary, the Shawon-O-Meter will make its return right here at Impact Field as Cihla will be throwing out the first pitch and premiering the return of the Shawon-O-Meter for the first time since 2002 for our very own, Shawon Dunston Jr.

What better way to #BePartOfHistory than to watch history repeat itself with us tonight?

Some flashback love on the jumbo tonight!
05/23/2018

Some flashback love on the jumbo tonight!

04/10/2018
The Southernmost Shawon-O-Meter at the Greatest Bar in America!
03/30/2018

The Southernmost Shawon-O-Meter at the Greatest Bar in America!

Cubs Win!, Cubs Win!"
The Cubs’ new leadoff hitter Ian Happ christened the 2018 major-league season in a major-league way when he smacked a first-pitch fastball from Marlins starter Jose Urena, over the right-field fence. The Cubs went on to win 8-4
Here's Buco, Chicago native and Green Parrot utility-man, who, in sports parlance, can only be described as our Green Parrot Franchise Player, pictured here last year sprucing up our prized Shawon-O-Meter and our vintage Harray Caray poster.
, Go Cubs!!#greenparrotbar #shawonometer#shawondunston #cubs #openingday#chicagocubs#chicagosports #guthriestavern #wrigleyvilletap#wrigleyville #wrigleyfield #billygoattavern #gocubs#harrycaray #takeneouttotheballgame#letsplaytwo

07/17/2017

Happy 70th birthday to Steve Stone. When Arne Harris aired the Shawon-O-Meter for the 1st time in 6/89 Stoney said "I like the Shawon-O-Meter, that's a good idea". Thanks again Steve for the encouragement!

Nice article on Shawon with some love for the meter in today's Sun Times that should make any Cubs fan of a certain age ...
05/22/2017
Giants coach Shawon Dunston still feels love for, pride in the Cubs

Nice article on Shawon with some love for the meter in today's Sun Times that should make any Cubs fan of a certain age nostalgic.

“I was rooting for them after they beat us,” Dunston said. “I knew they had a chance to win the World Series, and I was rooting for them hard."

A change on the ICHI-METER.
04/24/2017

A change on the ICHI-METER.

The 2017 Cubs Legends display case.
04/19/2017

The 2017 Cubs Legends display case.

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Hi! I was happy to see the Schwarb-o-meter in person pop up after Kyle Schwarber's 1st inning homerun at game 3 of the 2017 NLCS!
Sending prayers to the Shawon-O-Meter in Key West
Found this today
Finally saw it! I told our tour guide you went to NIU!