By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 8th, 2017
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter F. From Jim Fanning to Mike Fyhrie–80 entries in all. What will you find there? Two Hall of Famers, six videos, seven classic baseball cards, two managers, two celebrity fans, two classic audio clips, a Cubs broadcaster, a Cubs scribe, a...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 8th, 2017
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    ~Ross Barnes 1850 (White Stockings 1876-1877) Barnes was an integral member of that first National League Cubs team (then known as the White Stockings). In 1876 he won the first ever NL batting title, hitting .429, and hit the first ever homer in National League history–on May 2, 1876. That yea...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    May 8th, 2017
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    May 9, 1873 Future Chicago mayor Anton Cermak is born. Throughout the last century many of Chicago’s mayors have been White Sox fans (most notably the Daleys), but there have been a few notable exceptions, and Mayor Cermak may have been the most famous. He loved the Cubs. When the Cubs and Yank...