By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 18th, 2018
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    ~Lou Brock 1939 (Cubs 1961-1964) It’s not the Cubs didn’t realize they had a good potential player on their hands. It’s just that they didn’t know how to develop him. Brock came up through the Cubs system during their ill-fated College of Coaches era. Every few weeks Lou was g...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jun 18th, 2018
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    June 20, 1953. The official temperature in Chicago is 104 degrees; the hottest recorded day in Chicago history. The heat doesn’t stop the Cubs or Dodgers, who play a day game in the unrelenting sun at Wrigley Field. Incredibly, 17,000+ fans come out to smolder in the steamy hot ballpark and wat...