Today’s Feature

    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Apr 9th, 2017
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    We are not besmirching Palm Sunday. In fact, we’re at church right now. On the other hand, Palm Sunday does seem like the most thematically appropriate day to present for you two Cubs pitchers who famously used the palmball. ~Ray Culp 1941 (Cubs 1967) Ray Culp was already a two-time 14-game win...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Mar 20th, 2017
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    Happy First day of Spring, on behalf of the only Cub ever named Spring…. ~Jack Spring (Cubs 1964) He pitched for seven teams in his eight big league seasons, and for exactly one month that team was the Cubs. They acquired Jack in May of 1964, and he pitched in seven games over the next [&hellip...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Mar 17th, 2017
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    On St. Patrick’s Day we salute EVERY CUB EVER with the first name Pat. ~Paddy Driscoll (Cubs 1917) Paddy Driscoll is a football hall of famer, but he also got a cup of coffee in Major League Baseball thanks to the Cubs. In 1917, the team’s second season at what is now known as Wrigley, [&hellip...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Mar 6th, 2017
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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...
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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 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...