By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Mar 31st, 2017
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    How long ago was 1908? A Republican is the Mayor of Chicago. That’s right, a Republican. The Honorable Fred Busse(photo) was voted into office last year by reform minded Chicagoans. Unfortunately for the reformers, they don’t know Busse likes going down to the Levee. They don’t know he li...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 31st, 2017
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    ~Gonzalo Marquez 1946 (Cubs 1973-1974) Gonzalo was a star in his native Venezuela, leading his team to the Caribbean World Series in 1970. The big first baseman was never more than a fringe player in the big leagues, but he did show flashes of power with both Oakland and the Cubs. After his time in [...