Today’s Feature

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 6th, 2016
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter Z. 12 entries in all–from Zip Zabel to Dutch Zwilling. What will you find there? Four classic baseball cards, three videos, one manager, three Cubs who played in the first season at Wrigley, a player who was banned from baseball and work...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 5th, 2016
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter Y. Everyone from George Yantz to Eric Young–12 entries in all. What will you find there? Two classic baseball cards, a video, two Yerkes, a scribe, a wartime Cub, a 1969 Cub, a player who inspired a classic poem, a pitcher who went 27 st...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In News
    May 5th, 2016
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    On this Cinco de Mayo we celebrate all of the Mexican-born players who have played for the Cubs… ~Hector Torres 1945 (Cubs 1971) The Cubs aquired Torres in a straight shortstop for shortstop swap with the Houston Astros. The Astros got Roger Metzger in return. Torres hit .224 backing up Don Kes...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In News
    May 4th, 2016
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter X. OK, Mea Culpa. There weren’t any. However, we do feature two players who are associated with that letter–one because of his first name, and the other (a Hall of Famer) because of his nickname. There’s also a video and a cl...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 3rd, 2016
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter W. Everyone from Tsuyoshi Wada to Hank Wyse–118 entries in all. What will you find there? Five Hall of Famers, 15 classic baseball cards, 15 videos, 11 Cubs named Williams, 8 named Wilson, 6 named Walker, 5 named Wright, 4 named Ward, tw...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    May 2nd, 2016
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter V. Everyone from Mike Vail to John Vukovich–37 entries in all. What will you find there? A Hall of Famer, six classic baseball cards, four videos, one song, two executives, two celebrity fans, a manager, the pitcher who tossed two no-hit...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In News
    May 1st, 2016
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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 News
    Apr 29th, 2016
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    A tribute to Bushes, Forrests, Trees, and Woods in honor of Arbour Day… ~Guy Bush 1901 (Cubs 1923-1934) The Mississippi Mudcat got his nickname because he came from Mississippi and had a very strange delivery. It was described like this by F.C. Lane in Baseball Magazine (1930): “On the hu...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    Apr 29th, 2016
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter U. It’s true there weren’t a lot of them, but there were three. What will you find there? A Canadian pitcher/outfielder, a batter with a perfect on-base percentage, a classic baseball card, and an usher who worked at the ballpark f...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Every Cub Ever (A-Z)
    Apr 28th, 2016
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    Today we feature EVERY CUB EVER beginning with the letter T. Everyone from Jerry Tabb to Mike Tyson–73 entries in all. What will you find there? A Hall of Famer, 18 classic baseball cards, eight Cubs named Taylor, five videos, two classic audio clips, the man who hit one of the most famous home...