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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Oct 1st, 2018
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    October 1, 1932 The most famous moment in Wrigley Field history occurred. Or did it? It was Game 3 of the World Series. The Yankees had won the first two at Yankee Stadium. Soon-to-be President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (sitting next to Chicago mayor Anton Cermak) threw out the first pitch. In the st...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Sep 17th, 2018
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    September 21, 1919 Grover Cleveland Alexander takes the mound against the Boston Braves. Ol’ Pete has had a season for the ages, shutting out every single team in the league at least once. With the season coming to a close, and both teams out of the pennant picture, Alexander bears down and takes car...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 14th, 2018
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    ~Dave Hillman 1927 (Cubs 1955-1959) Hillman appeared in over a hundred games for the Cubs in the 1950s. The righthander worked both as a starter and reliever, and had a respectable ERA, but he had the propensity to give up the long ball. After the 1959 season Hillman was traded to the Red Sox. He [&h...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 5th, 2018
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    ~Bob Newhart 1929 (Cubs fan 1929-present) Bob Newhart was born and raised in Chicago. He went to St. Ignatius High School on the West Side, and grew up rooting for the Chicago Cubs. He got his big break when a Chicago DJ named Dan Sorkin played a funny tape Bob made to entertain his colleagues. [&hel...
    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...