• EveryCubEver

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 24th, 2018
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    ~Preston Ward 1927 (Cubs 1950-1953) Ward was Cubs property for four seasons, but he was serving in the military during two of them (1951-1952). He was a first baseman for the Cubs in 1950, and was known as a pretty good glove man, but he didn’t hit like a first baseman. Ward was not blessed [&h...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Jul 24th, 2018
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    July 25, 1941 Emmett Till is born on the south side of Chicago. His mother Mamie probably doesn’t care that the all-white Chicago Cubs are at Wrigley Field beating Boston 5-4, thanks to a 6th inning homer from Babe Dahlgren. Chicago is just as segregated as the big leagues. Emmett Till will live long...