By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 15th, 2018
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    ~Speed Martin 1893 (Cubs 1918-1922) His real name was Elwood, but they called him Speed because he could get the ball up to the plate in a hurry. He was a member of the pennant winning 1918 Cubs team, but only appeared in nine games for them that year, and didn’t appear in the World […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Sep 15th, 2018
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    How long ago was 1908? Republican presidential nominee William H. Taft turns 51 (Sept 15). He is the hand-picked successor of Teddy Roosevelt, having served as his Secretary of War. The Republicans nominated him in June, and the Democrats nominated William Jennings Bryan to oppose him. Taft is from O...