By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 3rd, 2018
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    ~George Gore 1854 (White Stockings 1879-1886) Gore had one of the greatest nicknames of all-times; they called him Piano Legs. He was the centerfielder for the Cubs (then known as the White Stockings) during the team’s longest period of excellence. During Gore’s eight seasons, the team wo...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    May 3rd, 2018
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    This week during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series (before 2016)… World War II ends in Europe *Rocket scientist Werner von Braun and 120 members of his team surrender to U.S. forces. (Many of them become the backbone of our future space program) *The North German army surrenders t...