• EveryCubEver

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Jan 28th, 2019
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    HOW LONG AGO WAS 1908? Meet Orval Overall. He is one of the pitchers on the defending World Champion Chicago Cubs, and is celebrating his 27th birthday this week (Feb 2). Orval’s not much like the other guys on the team–he’s a college boy who attended the University of California at...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jan 28th, 2019
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    ~Bob Muncrief 1916 (Cubs 1949) When the Cubs acquired Muncrief in 1949, he had already pitched in an All-Star Game (1944) and two World Series (1944 with the St. Louis Browns and 1948 with the Cleveland Indians). With the Cubs he didn’t do much. He went 5-6 in 34 games out of the bullpen. He [&...