By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 12th, 2018
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    ~Bob Thorpe 1935 (Cubs 1955) Thorpe was a minor league phenom, winning 28 games in the lower minors in 1954. The Cubs brought him all the way up the big leagues the following season, and he pitched in a few games out of the bullpen at the beginning of 1955. He wore the now retired […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Jun 12th, 2018
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    June 18, 1912 During the 1912 Republican convention in Chicago at the Chicago Coliseum (1513 S. Wabash Ave.), Theodore Roosevelt’s supporters in the gallery tooted horns and rubbed sandpaper together to imitate the sounds of the “Taft steamroller” which was running them over without considering their...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    Jun 12th, 2018
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    Today we’re featuring EVER CUB EVER beginning with the letter H. Everyone from Eddie Haas to Herb Hutson–168 entries in all. What will you find there? Four Hall of Famers, 25 classic baseball cards, 12 videos, seven classic audio clips, five celebrity fans, two broadcasters, four executiv...