By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Jun 26th, 2018
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    June 27, 1932 The three major contenders for the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention 1932 (held at the Chicago Stadium from June 27 – July 2, 1932) were Franklin Roosevelt (Gov of NY), Speaker of the House John Nance Garner and former governor of New York and 1928 pres...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 26th, 2018
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    ~Howie Pollet 1921 (Cubs 1953-1955) The Cubs acquired Pollet in the trade that also brought Ralph Kiner and Joe Garagiola to Chicago. Pollet was a former 20-game winner (twice) and all-star (three times), but was toward the end of his career by the time the Cubs got him. He won 17 games in his three ...