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    Carlos Marmol

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 2nd, 2020
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    ~Lloyd “Citation” Merriman 1924–2004 (Cubs 1955) Though Merriman played five seasons in the big leagues, that was the least of his accomplishments. Lloyd Merriman was a genuine war hero in two different wars, World War II and the Korean War. Before he went to war, he was better known as a footb...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 20th, 2020
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    ~Wayland Dean 1902–1930 (Cubs 1927) Wayland Dean was one of those tragic stories that pepper baseball history. He was deeply troubled; a chronic alcoholic who suffered from depression. But he had a live fastball and made his way up to the majors in 1924 with the New York Giants. The Giants unde...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 14th, 2019
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    ~Joe Girardi 1964– (1989-1992, 2000-2002) Girardi was a rookie catcher on the Cubs team that surprised everyone and won their division in 1989. Even in his younger days he was seen as a calm force on the team. The Northwestern Grad (and Peoria native) seemed to really enjoy playing in his home ...