By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Jun 21st, 2018
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    This week (June 21-27) during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series (before 2016)… World War II *General Eisenhower returns home… *The Battle of Okinawa ends. Total loss of life—American, Japanese and Okinawan—exceeds 250,000. *The Russians stage a Victory Parade in Red Square, ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 21st, 2018
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    ~Rick Sutcliffe 1952 (Cubs 1984-1991) The nickname “The Red Baron” was given to Rick Sutcliffe by Harry Caray, because of intimidating presence (he was 6’7″) and red beard. 82 of his 171 career wins came with the Cubs, including 16 in his Cy Young winning season of 1984. He wa...