By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today on JOBC
    Mar 15th, 2019
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    Don’t beware the Ides of March. Rock out to them. A good effort from 1998… ~The Ides of March (Cubs song) AUDIO:...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Mar 15th, 2019
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    This week during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series… World War II Rages On *The Battle of Iwo Jima officially ends, but small pockets of guerrilla resistance are persisting past the official conclusion of the battle. *Kobe, Japan is fire-bombed by 331 B-29 bombers, killing over 8,0...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 15th, 2019
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    ~Bob Locker 1938– (Cubs 1973, 1975) The Cubs traded one of their rare home-grown position players (Billy North) to get Bob Locker before the 1973 season. North was a speedy leadoff hitter that ignited the lineup of the World Champion Oakland A’s, and Locker was a 35 year old reliever. Admittedl...