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    “Internal Revenue” Servais

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In News
    Apr 15th, 2020

    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). Nevertheless…

    Scott Servais~Scott Servais 1967 (Cubs 1995-1998)
    Born on the same day as the man he was traded for (Rick Wilkins), Servais immediately became the starting catcher for the Cubs. He had several good seasons as the Cubs backstop, especially 1995 and 1996 when had double-digit home run totals. His last year with the Cubs ended with his only career playoff apearance. He went 2 for 3 in the 1998 NLDS against Atlanta. Servais signed with the Giants the following season, and later played with the Rockies and Astros. After his playing career, he took front office positions with the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels. (Photo: Topps 1996 Baseball Card)

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