By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jan 26th, 2018
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    ~Rip Russell 1915 (Cubs 1939-1942) He real first name was Glen, but Rip Russell was known for being able to rip line drives. He also came to the Cubs just after another first baseman named Rip Collins played for the team, so it was only natural that his teammates started calling him Rip. Russell play...