By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Mar 15th, 2017
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    This week during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series… World War II Rages On *The Battle of Iwo Jima officially ends, but small pockets of guerrilla resistance are persisting past the official conclusion of the battle. *Kobe, Japan is fire-bombed by 331 B-29 bombers, killing over 8,0...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 15th, 2017
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    ~Bob Locker 1938 (Cubs 1973-1975) When you look at that baseball card of Cubs relief pitcher Bob Locker, try not to focus on the fact that the Cubs traded one of their rare home-grown position players (Billy North) to get him. Sure, North was the speedy leadoff hitter that ignited the lineup of the W...