By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Apr 7th, 2017
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    How long ago was 1908? Newspaper readers in Chicago have no fewer than twelve daily newspapers to choose from. Newspaper boys sell them at every corner. Chicagoans can choose from The Chicago American (an afternoon paper owned by William Randolph Hearst), The Chicago Defender (the newspaper for the b...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 7th, 2017
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    ~Bill Stoneman 1944 (Cubs 1967-1968) Stoneman was a local Chicago-area boy (Oak Park) the Cubs drafted in 1966. By July of ’67 he was up with the big club, and pitched pretty well out of the bullpen. He saved four games and nearly struck out a man an inning. The following year the Cubs sent [&h...