• EveryCubEver

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 13th, 2018
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    ~Ferguson Jenkins 1942 (Cubs 1966-1973, 1982-1983) Fergie is one of the top five pitchers to ever wear a Chicago Cubs uniform. He led the league in wins twice, fewest walks per 9 innings five times, and complete games nine times. His streak of six straight seasons with 20 or more wins (1967–1972) is ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 12th, 2018
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    Bob Carpenter 1917 (Cubs 1947) He was a local Chicago boy (Parker High School) who pitched for the Giants before and after the war, and finally got his shot at pitching for his hometown Cubs as a 29-year-old in 1947. Carpenter appeared in only four games, and posted an ERA of 4.91. It was the [&helli...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 11th, 2018
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    ~Bill Nicholson 1914 (Cubs 1939-1948) Though he is known to history by his nickname “Swish”, Cubs fans didn’t call him that, Brooklyn Dodgers fans did. The big left-handed hitter had a routine when he came up to bat. He would swing his bat across the plate several times after steppi...