By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Nov 1st, 2017
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    November 10, 1483 Martin Luther was born. He is known, of course, for starting the Protestant Reformation in Europe, but some Cub fans believe he also has a hand in keeping the Cubs out of the World Series. How can that be? Consider this. Before Charles Weeghman built the ballpark we now know as Wrig...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 1st, 2017
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    ~Larry French 1907 (Cubs 1935-1941) French was one of the most memorable characters to wear a Cubs uniform. He was a hero off the field (After leaving baseball, he participated in the invasion of Normandy as a landing craft material officer), but on the field it was a slightly different story. French...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Nov 1st, 2017
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    November 2, 2016 It didn’t happen at Wrigley, but who cares. We have to chronicle this forever… November 7, 1928 The Cubs acquired the greatest right handed batter in baseball history; Rogers Hornsby. He had one of the greatest seasons in Cubs history in 1929, got hurt in 1930, was named ...