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    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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    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 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...