By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Mar 24th, 2017
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    How long ago was 1908? The first few years of the century the Cubs conducted spring training in Frank Chance’s home state of California (in Los Angeles and Santa Monica). During their first pennant season of 1906, they trained in Champaign, Illinois. The site of spring training before their fir...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 24th, 2017
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    ~Starlin Castro 1990 (Cubs 2010-2015) The Dominican shortstop burst onto the scene as the youngest player in the big leagues (age 20) in 2010, and was an immediate smash. He hit .300 as a rookie, became an all-star and led the league in hits in his second year, and improved his power numbers and made...