• EveryCubEver

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Jul 19th, 2018
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    This week (July 19-25) during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series… World War II *French marshal Philippe Pétain (photo), who headed the Vichy government during World War II, goes on trial for treason. *American radio broadcasts call on Japan to surrender or face destruction. *At the...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 19th, 2018
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    ~Phil Cavarretta 1916 (Cubs 1934-1954) Philabuck, as he was known, had a tremendous career for the Chicago Cubs. The local Chicago boy (Lane Tech High School) wore a Cubs uniform for twenty seasons, including the last few when he was a player/manager. Phil was Mr. Cub before Ernie Banks. He was the h...