By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 23rd, 2018
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    Gummo Marx 1893 (Cubs fan 1909–1920) The Marx family had moved from New York to Chicago in 1909. For much of that time they lived in a large house at 4512 South Grand Boulevard (now called Martin Luther King Boulevard). The house is still there. The Marx Brothers (Gummo, Groucho, Harpo, Chico, ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Oct 23rd, 2018
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    October 23, 1886 The Cubs finished up the World Series. The 1886 National League team from Chicago was known as the White Stockings–it would be another fifteen years before the Cubs name emerged. But they were a powerhouse team; the defending champions. Led by their first baseman/manager Cap An...