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    Chuck Connors

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 10th, 2024
    ~Chuck Connors 1921–1992 (Cubs 1951) The physically imposing 6’5″ Connors played first base for the Cubs in 1951 and hit a whopping two home runs in 200 at bats, not exactly the kind of power you want from a big first baseman. That performance earned him a trip back to the minors. Luckily for h...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Wrigley Field Memories
    Feb 9th, 2020
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    As the nation gathers around the television this weekend to watch the Academy Awards, Just One Bad Century features some of the Cubs connections to Hollywood over the years. BEFORE HOLLYWOOD Essanay Studios 1907-1917 Not many people realize that Chicago was once the movie capitol of the world. That t...