By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 14th, 2018
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    ~Greg Maddux 1966 (Cubs 1986-1994, 2004-2006) Early in is his Cub career Greg Maddux acquired one of the best baseball nicknames, “Mad Dog.” Maddux’s nickname is a combination of truth and irony. His looks are deceiving; a slightly-built boyish looking player with a soft and unassum...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Apr 14th, 2018
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    How long ago was 1908? The Cubs open the 1908 season as the defending champions. They play in Cincinnati against the Reds, one of the worst teams in the National League. Stud pitcher Orval Overall has a shaky first inning, but settles down after that and the Cubs win the game in the ninth. Pinch [&he...