• EveryCubEver

    Author "Rick Kaempfer"

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Apr 22nd, 2021
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    On this Earth Day, we celebrate the Cubs career of the man they called “Dirt”, and another one called Mudrock… ~Dick Tidrow 1947 (Cubs 1979-1982) His teammates called him “Dirt”. His odd nickname reflected his basic, simpl...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In News
    Apr 4th, 2021
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    There haven’t been any Easter Bunnies that played for the Cubs, but there have been a few rabbits… ~Rabbit Maranville 1891 (Cubs 1925) Nicknamed for his speed and rabbit-like leaps, Rabbit Maranville was always a great fielder, but he was e...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Feb 12th, 2021
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    The Cubs have never had a player with the last name of Lincoln, but they have something even better. They have this man… ~Sweetbread Bailey 1895 (Cubs 1919-1921) His real name is Abraham Lincoln Bailey because he shares a birthday with the famous...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Feb 2nd, 2021
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    The following Cub player was born in the famous Groundhogs Day town of Punxsutany, Pennsylvania… ~Wilbur Good 1885 (Cubs 1911-1915) Wilbur came to the Cubs in the trade that sent popular catcher Johnny Kling to Boston. His nickname was “Lef...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Jan 2nd, 2021
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    On this day in 1886 the corporation Johnson & Johnson was founded. In honor of that corporate giant, today we’re featuring all the Cubs named Johnson…and there were quite a few. ~Abe Johnson (Colts 1893) Abe was an obscure pitcher who p...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Dec 30th, 2020
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    The most common name in America is Smith, and yet there has never been a President Smith. There once was a man named Al Smith, who ran for president and lost against Herbert Hoover, but that’s as close as we got. As a tribute to Al on the anniver...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Sep 21st, 2020
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    It’s a stretch, but it is pronounced the same. The perfect player to profile on the first day of Faul… ~Bill Faul 1940 (Cubs 1965-1966) Some players are known as characters. Some are known as eccentrics. Still others seem to have come from ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Jun 21st, 2020
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    Have there been any father/son teams that have both played for the Cubs? Yes there were. Here are five of their EVERY CUB EVER profiles on this Father’s Day… ~Randy Hundley 1942 (Cubs 1966-1973, 1976-1977) Randy was a good ol’ boy from Mart...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In News
    Apr 19th, 2020
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    In Boston, the third Monday in April is known as Patriot’s Day. We don’t generally celebrate the holiday in Chicago, but this year we’ll make an exception by honoring two Cubs who shared names with our Founding Fathers… ~George ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In News
    Apr 15th, 2020
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    On tax day, we honor a man who should be nicknamed “Internal Revenue” so that we could mention him every single Tax Day. As far as we know, he didn’t study accounting, and he never worked for the federal government, and his birthday i...