By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    Jun 7th, 2018
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter E. From Don Eaddy to Scott Eyre–44 entries in all. What will you find there? Four Hall of Famers, six classic baseball cards, two videos, an incredibly memorable audio clip, two managers, an executive, two Cubs scribes and a publishing h...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 7th, 2018
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    ~George Mitterwald 1945 (Cubs 1974-1977) While the Cubs were surging toward their final National League pennant, future Cubs catcher George Mitterwald was born in California. Acquired in a trade for Randy Hundley in 1974, Mitterwald started the 1970s mustachioed Cubs catcher tradition. Steve Swisher,...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Jun 7th, 2018
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    This week (June 7-13) during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series (before 2016)… World War II *The Franck Committee recommends against a surprise nuclear bombing of Japan. The committee was led by Manhattan Project scientist, Nobel Prize winning physicist James Franck (photo). His co...