By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 8th, 2017
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    ~Hank O’Day 1862 (Cubs manager 1914) He was the umpire who made the most controversial call in baseball history…the play that became known as “The Merkle Boner.” The NY Giants never forgave him for favoring the Cubs on that play, and were especially suspicious of him because h...