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...