By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    May 15th, 2017
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    May 18, 1920 Future Pope (and Saint) John Paul II is born in Poland. Grover Cleveland Alexander is on the mound at Cubs Park in Chicago, and he beats the Giants 4-2. He also knocks in the game winning run. Cleveland could have never guessed that this boy born in Poland would one day be […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 15th, 2017
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter K. Everyone from Mike Kahoe to Emil Kush–82 entries in all. What will you find there? Four Hall of Famers, 14 classic baseball cards, eleven videos, two classic audio clips, two managers, two executives, a broadcaster, a celebrity fan, a...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 15th, 2017
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    ~Bill North 1948 (Cubs 1971-1972) It isn’t that difficult to understand what the Cubs were thinking on November 21, 1972. They were coming off four consecutive seasons where the pitching faltered at the end of the year. Cubs management believed that a better bullpen would save their starters, a...