• EveryCubEver

    Bill Heath

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 10th, 2024
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    ~Bill Heath 1939– (Cubs 1969) Bill Heath was a backup catcher for the Cubs in 1969, and with less than 200 career at bats, certainly qualifies as a “cup of coffee.” His story has a very dramatic ending by the way. Heath was catching on August 19, 1969. If you’re a real stats g...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Aug 13th, 2023
    August 13, 1987 The Cubs retire the number of one of the all-time greats: Good Ol’ Number 26, Billy Williams. It is only the second number they ever retired (Ernie was first). Maybe there is some magic in the air, because the woeful Cubs come back to win the game in dramatic fashion. Catcher Jo...