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    By Rick Kaempfer
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    May 1st, 2018
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    A tribute to all the Cubs named May on the first of May… ~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 get regular playing time until 1992, but in his final [&hel...
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    Apr 27th, 2018
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter S. Everyone from Vic Saier to Matt Szczur–206 entries in all. What will you find there? Five Hall of Famers, 31 classic baseball cards, 22 videos, 16 Cubs named Smith, seven Celebrity fans, five 1908 Cubs, five classic audio clips, 5 Cub...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Apr 15th, 2018
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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 isn’t April 15th (It’s June 4th). Neve...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Mar 5th, 2018
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    Today is Kasimir Pulaski day, which is a big deal to Chicago’s large Polish population. There have been exactly five players in big league history who were born in Poland, and one of them played for the Cubs. His EVERY CUB EVER entry is listed below… ~Moe Drabowsky 1935 (Cubs 1956-1960) M...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    May 2nd, 2015
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    If Mom’s a Cubs fan, don’t forget the Just One Bad Century store when you’re shopping for presents this year. She may love some of these JOBC t-shirts…...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Mar 31st, 2015
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    A year ago the Cubs playing on Opening Day. We’re still a few days away from that this year, and the construction crew at Wrigley is pretty happy about that. Have you seen it lately? Cross your fingers. The Cubs plan to honor the late Ernie Banks on Opening Day. Ever wonder how Ernie’s st...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Mar 8th, 2015
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    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Feb 20th, 2015
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    Just saw this tweet from Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat… Condolences to family of former #Cubs player Gary Woods, who was scout with White Sox. He passed away Tues. Woods played in Chicago '82-'85 — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) February 20, 2015 Gary was one of the Cubs who sang ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Feb 19th, 2015
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    Thanks so much to DNAinfo.com for this interview explaining our brand new feature Every Cub Ever. You can listen to it here....
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Jan 27th, 2015
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    The Cubs released the information about Ernie’s memorial service. For those of you in town who are thinking of going, it will be held at the church across the street from the Hancock… FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2015 12 P.M.-8 P.M. PUBLIC VISITATION FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH EAST CHESTNUT STREET...