By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 12th, 2017
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    ~Lou Novikoff 1915 (Cubs 1941-1944) Lou was known as “The Mad Russian”. He was born to Russian immigrant parents in Arizona, so the second half of his nickname is obvious.The “mad” part came from his eccentric proclivities. He had a colorful past before joining the Cubs, worki...