By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    May 12th, 2017
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    How Long Ago was 1908? The vast majority of games are umpired by only one man. This leads to what we would consider to be widespread cheating. Cubs third baseman Harry Steinfeldt is notorious for “accidentally tripping” players approaching third base while the umpire is watching the actio...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 12th, 2017
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    ~Hank Borowy 1916 (Cubs 1945-1948) He had won 17, 14, and 15 games in his three previous seasons with Yankees, and had already won 10 games in 1945 when the Cubs acquired Hank. He was 29 years old and in the prime of his career. People thought the Yankees had lost their minds. After Borowy […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 12th, 2017
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    Today we’re featuring EVER CUB EVER beginning with the letter H. Everyone from Eddie Haas to Herb Hutson–168 entries in all. What will you find there? Four Hall of Famers, 25 classic baseball cards, 12 videos, seven classic audio clips, five celebrity fans, two broadcasters, four executiv...