By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 5th, 2019
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    ~Doug Bird 1950 (Cubs 1981-1982) Bird was an important part of the Kansas City bullpen throughout most of the 1970s, but when he was acquired by the Cubs (from the Yankees) in 1981, they thought he would make a better starter. They were wrong. He started 45 games for the Cubs in 1981 and 1982, [&hell...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Mar 5th, 2019
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    Where Were The Cubs? March 5, 1982 On this day in 1982, famous Cubs fan John Belushi died at the way too young age of 33. His career was peppered with references to his favorite baseball team. On Saturday Night Live, he flipped “Cheesborgers” in a place eerily similar to the place that al...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Mar 5th, 2019
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    On this Fat Tuesday, we recognize the fattest Cub of all-time… ~Jumbo Brown 1907 (Cubs 1925) When Brown came up with the Cubs as a rookie, he immediately set a record. He was the heaviest player to ever play in the big leagues at that time; tipping the scales at 295 pounds. He may be […]...