By Rick Kaempfer
    In News
    Mar 17th, 2017
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    On St. Patrick’s Day we salute EVERY CUB EVER with the first name Pat. ~Paddy Driscoll (Cubs 1917) Paddy Driscoll is a football hall of famer, but he also got a cup of coffee in Major League Baseball thanks to the Cubs. In 1917, the team’s second season at what is now known as Wrigley, [&hellip...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Mar 17th, 2017
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    How long ago was 1908? One of the big issues being debated in Chicago is the influx of “undesirable” immigrant types. Chicago society is up in arms, and they aren’t afraid to say so publicly. Frances E. Hamilton is quoted in this week’s Chicago Tribune. He states the case of h...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 17th, 2017
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    ~Charley Root 1899 (Cubs 1926-1941) In 1969 he was named the all-time greatest Cubs righthander, but despite all his accomplishments, he’ll always be most remembered for something that never happened…Babe Ruth’s called shot during the 1932 World Series. Root always denied that Ruth ...