• EveryCubEver

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 30th, 2019
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    –Ripper Collins 1904–1970 (Cubs 1937-1938) His real name was James Anthony Collins, but everyone called him Rip or Ripper. He said he got his nickname when, as a boy, he hit the team’s only ball and snagged it on a fence nail, ripping its cover. Collins was a star with the Cardinals, and to be ...