By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 1st, 2019
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    ~Rudy Meoli 1951– (Cubs 1978) Because Joe Pepitone had retired from baseball a few seasons earlier, the Cubs were in desperate need of a player who looked just like him. They weren’t disappointed when Rudy Meoli showed up in camp. He had the same wild look as Pep, but he had one other qua...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    May 1st, 2019
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    May 1, 1893 The Columbian Exposition opens in Chicago. It is the biggest World’s Fair the world had ever seen, scheduled to begin on the 400th anniversary of Columbus’ discovery of the new world. It covers 600 acres, features 200 or so brand new structures and buildings (many designed by ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    May 1st, 2019
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    On this May Day, we celebrate the Cubs who were named May. These are their profiles from our Every Cub Ever feature… ~Derrick May 1968 (Cubs 1990-1994) Derrick was a first round Cubs draft choice in 1986, and made his big league debut in 1990. The son of big leaguer Dave May didn’t really...