By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Oct 6th, 2017
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    How long ago was 1908? The Cubs and Giants end the season tied. A one game playoff between Cubs and Giants will decide the pennant: The replayed Merkle game (Oct 8) in New York at the Polo Grounds. The doors open at 11:00, and tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis. There […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 6th, 2017
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    ~Jay Baller 1960 (Cubs 1985-1987) He pitched out of the Cubs bullpen for three seasons (’85-’87) and got progressively worse each season (3.46 ERA, 5.37 ERA, 6.35 ERA), but his mustache got progressively better. After the ’87 season, the Cubs sent him packing. He later had a cup of ...