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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Jun 26th, 2020
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    June 27, 1932 The three major contenders for the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention 1932 (held at the Chicago Stadium from June 27 – July 2, 1932) were Franklin Roosevelt (Gov of NY), Speaker of the House John Nance Garner and former governor of New York and 1928 pres...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    May 28th, 2020
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    May 30, 1922 The goat of the 1918 World Series, Max Flack, was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for fellow outfielder Cliff Heathcote between games of a double header. Flack was a fan favorite until he dropped a crucial fly ball in the ninth inning of the deciding game of the 1918 World Series. [&he...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 13th, 2020
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    ~Jimmy Archer 1883–1958 (Cubs 1909-1917) He was the regular Cubs catcher from 1911 to 1917, but Jimmy Archer was much more than that. He was an early version of television’s Steve Austin; the bionic Cub. During the winter of 1902, at the age of 19, Archer was working as a barrel maker in Toront...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 22nd, 2020
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    ~Mickey Morandini 1966– (Cubs 1998-1999) The Cubs acquired the Indiana University graduate for Doug Glanville before the 1998 season, and Morandini stabilized the infield and the lineup for the Cubs team that made the playoffs that season. He reached career highs in homers, RBI, and average in ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Dec 30th, 2019
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    The most common name in America is Smith, and yet there has never been a President Smith. There once was a man named Al Smith, who ran for president and lost against Herbert Hoover, but that’s as close as we got. As a tribute to Al on the anniversary of his birth, we honor all […]...