By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Apr 5th, 2017
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    This week during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series (before 2016)… World War II Rages On… *The Allied Forces liberate the Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald. *Kuniaki Koiso resigns as the Prime Minister of Japan, and is replaced by Kantaro Suzuki. *The Allies launch a dramat...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 5th, 2017
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    ~Ron Campbell 1940 (Cubs 1964-66) Ron was a backup infielder for the Cubs, but he did get one month as a starter. In September of 1964, he was the team’s starting second baseman. He hit fairly well (.272) and had several clutch hits (including six doubles, a triple, and a homer), but when 1965 ...