By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    Jul 5th, 2018
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter Y. Everyone from George Yantz to Eric Young–12 entries in all. What will you find there? Two classic baseball cards, a video, two Yerkes, a scribe, a wartime Cub, a 1969 Cub, a player who inspired a classic poem, a pitcher who went 27 st...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Jul 5th, 2018
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    This week (July 5-11) during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series (before 2016)… World War II *First things first: ARMY RESTORES BREWERIES FOR GIs IN GERMANY. *The Philippines are declared liberated. Among those fighting in the battle: Rod Serling. He later tells quite a few war stor...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 5th, 2018
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    ~Goose Gossage 1951 (Cubs 1988) He was so universally referred to by his nickname when he arrived in Chicago in 1988, even the baseball card makers (in this case Fleer) didn’t bother using his real first name anymore. (It was Rich.) Unfortunately for the Cubs, Rich got richer pitching for the C...