Today’s Feature

    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Feb 12th, 2019
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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 president. What is the origin of his nickname? W...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Feb 2nd, 2019
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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 “Lefty” and he played for the Cubs in the years...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Jan 21st, 2019
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    As the nation celebrates Martin Luther King day, we honor the Cub players named King… ~King Cole 1886 (Cubs 1909-1912) His real name was Leonard Leslie Cole. He started his baseball career as a pitcher with the Cubs in 1909. By 1910, he was the ace of the staff. He led the National League that ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Jan 2nd, 2019
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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 pitched exactly one inning for the Cubs on July 1...
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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...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    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...
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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…...
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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...