By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 8th, 2017
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    ~Johnny Schulte 1896 (Cubs 1929) Not to be confused with superstar outfielder Wildfire Schulte (no relation), this Schulte was a backup catcher for the Cubs (and the Browns, Cardinals, Phillies, and Braves). His one season in Chicago just happened to be a pennant winning year, although Johnny didn...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Sep 8th, 2017
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    How long ago was 1908? Frank Chance celebrates his 31st birthday (Sept 9) in Chicago with a win against the Cardinals–putting the Cubs 28 games over .500 (but still in third place, three games out of first.) Chance was more than just the first baseman and clean up hitter for the 1908 Cubs–...