• EveryCubEver

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Feb 25th, 2020
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    How long ago was 1908? Major League teams from the Northeast and the Midwest are getting ready to attend spring training for the 1908 season. Why isn’t everyone else going? There isn’t anyone else. Only ten cities have teams (New York, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, C...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Feb 25th, 2020
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    ~Ron Santo 1940–2010 (Cubs 1960-1973, Cubs announcer 1990-2010) He was the captain of that ill-fated (but incredibly talented) 1969 Cubs team–the man who clicked his heels after each Cubs victory. Santo was also the one who had the black cat cross his path while he stood in the on-deck ci...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Feb 25th, 2020
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    On this Fat Tuesday, we recognize the fattest Cub of all-time… ~Jumbo Brown 1907–1966 (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...