By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 23rd, 2017
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    ~Nomar Garciaparra 1973 (Cubs 2004-2005) The Red Sox shocked the world when they traded their five-time all-star and two-time batting champion to the Cubs as part of a four team trade in 2004. It seemed like the Cubs made a great trade. They gave up their shortstop who had made a critical error the y...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jul 23rd, 2017
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    July 23, 1962 The Cubs make television history. Their game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Wrigley Field is beamed into Europe by Telstar, the first communications satellite. This is the first live sporting event from America ever beamed into Europe. The Cubs lineup that day features the Rookie ...