By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 21st, 2017
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    ~Johnny Evers 1881 (Cubs 1902-1913) Johnny Evers was the starting second baseman for the greatest Cubs team of all-time, the 1906-1910 dynasty. He got his nickname, the Crab, for the way he sidled up to grounders, but he lived up to his nickname in another way. Evers was only 120 pounds, but he was k...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Jul 21st, 2017
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    Two Cubs stars celebrate a birthday this week. Second baseman Johnny Evers (left photo) celebrates his 26th birthday (July 21) and shortstop Joe Tinker (right photo) celebrates his 28th birthday (July 27). It’s pretty clear that they won’t be celebrating it together, however, because they...