• EveryCubEver

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 13th, 2019
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    ~Andre Thornton 1949– (Cubs 1973-1976) Andre was acquired from the Braves in the trade that sent Joe Pepitone out of Chicago. That turned out to be a good deal for the Cubs, because Andre turned into one of the top young sluggers in the National League. His nickname was “Thunder” and he hit 18 ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Aug 13th, 2019
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    August 13, 1987 The Cubs retire the number of one of the all-time greats: Good Ol’ Number 26, Billy Williams. It is only the second number they ever retired (Ernie was first). Maybe there is some magic in the air, because the woeful Cubs come back to win the game in dramatic fashion. Catcher Jo...