By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 14th, 2017
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    ~Dick Tidrow 1947 (Cubs 1979-1982) His teammates called him “Dirt”. His odd nickname reflected his basic, simple approach to the game. His real name was Richard William Tidrow, and he was the setup man for the Cubs (for Bruce Sutter) in the late 70s and early 80s. The Cubs got him from th...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    May 14th, 2017
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    May 15, 1960 In his first start since being acquired from the Phillies, Cubs pitcher Don Cardwell has the most miraculous debut in Cubs history. He is facing the St. Louis Cardinals in the second game of a double header at Wrigley Field. Stan Musial was given the game off, but the Cardinals lineup st...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 14th, 2017
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter J. Everyone from Brett Jackson to Billy Jurges–53 entries in all. What will you find there? A Hall of Famer, eleven classic baseball cards, six videos, a celebrity fan, a classic audio clip, 8 Cubs named Jackson, 8 named Jones, 12 Johnso...