• EveryCubEver

    Aramis Ramirez

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 3rd, 2019
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    ~Moises Alou 1966– (Cubs 2002-2004) Moises had a borderline Hall of Fame career. He was a seven-time All-Star, a two-time Silver Slugger award winner, a World Series champion, hit over .300 for his entire 17-year career, and slugged more than 300 lifetime homers. Those numbers are very nearly H...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 25th, 2019
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    ~Aramis Ramirez 1978– (Cubs 2003-2011) The Cubs acquired Ramirez during the playoff push of 2003, and he paid off in a big way that season. He hit 4 homers and knocked in ten runs during the playoffs. He also became the best third baseman the Cubs have had since Ron Santo. He was a two-time [&h...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 31st, 2018
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    ~Fred McGriff 1963 (Cubs 2001-2002) He was nicknamed the Crime Dog because of his last name’s similarity to the “actual” crime dog McGruff. Our crime dog, it’s safe to say, was at best a reluctant Cub. He refused to be traded to the Cubs at first, and then when he finally agre...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 12th, 2018
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    ~Lou Novikoff 1915 (Cubs 1941-1944) Lou was known as “The Mad Russian”. He was born to Russian immigrant parents in Arizona, so the second half of his nickname is obvious.The “mad” part came from his eccentric proclivities. He had a colorful past before joining the Cubs, worki...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 10th, 2018
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    ~Bill Killifer 1887 (Cubs 1918-1921) Bill Killifer was nicknamed Reindeer for his lumbering running style. Reindeer was a catcher and he ran like one. But he wasn’t just any catcher. Killifer was the personal catcher for Grover Cleveland Alexander, and he was the only one who could handle him o...