By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 4th, 2017
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    ~Eddie Waitkus 1919 (Cubs 1941-1948) Eddie Waikus was a fresh faced young first baseman for the Cubs who joined the Cubs briefly in 1941 before being drafted into the military. He returned for the 1946 season as a highly decorated military hero (four battle stars) and promptly took over the starting ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Sep 4th, 2017
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    September 9th, 1965. The place was Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles. 29,130 fans in the stands witnessed one of the best pitched games in Major League History. On the mound for the Dodgers was Sandy Koufax, on his way to his second Cy Young (he would a third in 1966). For the Cubs, Bob Hendley, [&helli...