By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 7th, 2017
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    ~Mickey Doolin 1880 (Cubs 1916) “Doc”, as he was known, was part of the first Cubs team to play at Wrigley Field. The previous season Doolin had also called the ballpark home–as a member of the Federal League Whales. When team owner Charles Weeghman merged the Whales/Cubs teams, he ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 7th, 2017
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter E. From Don Eaddy to Scott Eyre–44 entries in all. What will you find there? Four Hall of Famers, six classic baseball cards, two videos, an incredibly memorable audio clip, two managers, an executive, two Cubs scribes and a publishing h...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    May 7th, 2017
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    May 8, 1963 Cubs pitcher Bob Buhl ends his long nightmare. Pitchers are not supposed to be great hitters, but Bob Buhl had taken that concept to a whole different level. His record setting streak began in 1961, when he was still with the Milwaukee Braves. That year he got a whopping 4 hits in [&helli...