Cesar Izturis

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Feb 10th, 2019
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    –Randy Jackson 1926 (Cubs 1950-1955, 1959) His real first name was Ransom, and gosh darnit, he was kind of handsome, so his teammates began calling him Handsome Ransom (His teammates thought he looked like Gregory Peck). “Handsome Ransom” Jackson was one of the best players on the C...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jun 11th, 2018
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    June 14, 1949 Eddie Waitkus became a household name in America, but he certainly didn’t want it to happen the way it did. While he was with the Cubs, the young first baseman was known for his great defense, his smoking line-drives, and his left-handed bat. The pinnacle of his Cubs career came i...