By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Sep 1st, 2017
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    How long ago was 1908? The Pirates and Cubs are tied 0-0 in the last of the 10th at Pittsburgh on September 4th. With two outs and the bases loaded, Pittsburgh’s Owen Wilson singles to CF, scoring Fred Clarke with the winning run. Warren Gill, on 1B, does not get to 2B but stops short, [&hellip...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 1st, 2017
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    ~Rico Carty 1939 (Cubs 1973) Rico Carty was a great hitter with the Atlanta Braves. He was an all-star, won a batting title, had a cool nickname (“Beeg Boy”), and had an incredible on-base percentage one year (.454). Unfortunately, he hurt his knee, and by the time he came to the Cubs jus...