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    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...
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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 ...
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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...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Jan 26th, 2015
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    Thought this was very touching…(although as JOBC reader BH points out–it should be Brickhouse at the gate instead of Harry.)...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Jan 24th, 2015
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    There are lots of things written about Ernie Banks on this website, but in honor of Mr. Cub’s untimely passing, I thought I would put them all together in one place for you. First off, Ernie’s entry in my Every Cub Ever A-Z feature… ~Ernie Banks 1931 (Cubs 1953-1971) Ernie is not on...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Aug 4th, 2014
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    Stuart Shea is the author of Wrigley Field: The Long Life and Contentious Times of the Friendly Confines, published by University of Chicago Press in spring 2014, as well as of Fab Four FAQ (with Rob Rodriguez) and Pink Floyd FAQ. He has edited five baseball annuals and is assistant editor of Who’s W...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Apr 4th, 2014
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    One of the sure signs it’s Opening Day at Wrigley is that you can’t swing a stick around the ballpark without hitting a morning radio show. WXRT’s Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon are at Yakzies, ESPN’s Silvy and Waddle are at the Cubby Bear, WGN’s Steve Cochran is at the Capt...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Mar 8th, 2014
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    From top to bottom… Dane Placko, C.J. Edwards (Cubs pitching prospect), JOBC’s David Stern Cubs minor league pitchers practicing bunting Shawon Dunston Jr. and The Offspring…Dunston & Gretzky....