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    Ben Johnson

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 15th, 2019
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    ~Bill North 1948– (Cubs 1971-1972) It isn’t that difficult to understand what the Cubs were thinking on November 21, 1972. They were coming off four consecutive seasons where the pitching faltered at the end of the year. Cubs management believed that a better bullpen would save their starters, ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Jan 2nd, 2019
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    On this day in 1886 the corporation Johnson & Johnson was founded. In honor of that corporate giant, today we’re featuring all the Cubs named Johnson…and there were quite a few. ~Abe Johnson (Colts 1893) Abe was an obscure pitcher who pitched exactly one inning for the Cubs on July 1...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 8th, 2018
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    ~Johnny Schulte 1896 (Cubs 1929) Not to be confused with superstar outfielder Wildfire Schulte (no relation), this Schulte was a backup catcher for the Cubs (and the Browns, Cardinals, Phillies, and Braves). His one season in Chicago just happened to be a pennant winning year, although Johnny didn...