By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 14th, 2017
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    ~Steve Stone 1948 (Cubs 1974-1976) Of course we all remember Steve Stone’s long run as the TV color man for the Cubs, but he also pitched for them three seasons in the mid 70s (74-76). The Cubs acquired him from the White Sox (along with catcher Steve Swisher) for Ron Santo, who toiled away pai...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Jul 14th, 2017
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    How long ago was 1908? The Cubs are facing their arch rivals this week, the New York Giants. Two of the most memorable games of the rivalry take place at the 4-game series at West Side Grounds. One day Giants star pitcher Christy Mathewson (photo) is called on as a relief pitcher after he thought [&h...