By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 29th, 2017
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    ~Freddy Rodriguez 1924 (Cubs 1958) Poor Freddy. Somewhere along the way he got on Mike Royko’s bad side. Every year in the 60s and 70s, Royko would print a Cubs Quiz making fun of some of the lesser Cubs of his lifetime, and Freddy was nearly always featured. Royko liked to say that Freddy was ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Apr 29th, 2017
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    A tribute to Bushes, Forrests, Trees, and Woods in honor of Arbour Day… ~Guy Bush 1901 (Cubs 1923-1934) The Mississippi Mudcat got his nickname because he came from Mississippi and had a very strange delivery. It was described like this by F.C. Lane in Baseball Magazine (1930): “On the hu...