• EveryCubEver

    Abner Dalrymple

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 9th, 2019
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    ~Frank Chance 1876–1924 (Cubs 1898-1912) His real name was Frank Chance, but even his teammates called him “The Peerless Leader.” (Sometimes they just shortened it to “PL”). He was the undisputed leader of the best Cubs team in history, the Cubs of the ’00s. With the Peerless Leader at the helm...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 2nd, 2019
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    ~Albert Spalding 1850–1915 (White Stockings player 1876-1877, owner 1878-1891) Spalding was already a four-time champion in Boston before he came to Chicago and convinced a few of his teammates to help stock the first National League team in Chicago. It was the beginning of a dynasty in Chicago...