By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Apr 26th, 2017
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    This week during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series… World War II Rages On It was probably the worst week ever for European fascists. *It begins when the Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini is captured. Mussolini and his mistress, Clara Petacci, are executed by Italian partis...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 26th, 2017
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    ~Hack Wilson 1900 (Cubs 1926-1931) Hack led the league in homers four of his six seasons in Chicago (Photo: 1928 Baseball Card), and is still remembered for his record 1930 season when he drove in 191 runs. That year he was so fearsome at the plate, he inspired this poem in The Sporting News. (author...