• EveryCubEver

    Curt Simmons

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jun 25th, 2020
    2 Comments
    3420 Views
    June 29, 1969 The Cubs celebrated “Billy Williams Day” at Wrigley Field. They were playing a double-header against the Cardinals, and the surging Cubs didn’t disappoint, winning both games. Fergie Jenkins won the opener 3-1, and Dick Selma followed suit in the second game, winning 1...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 19th, 2020
    0 Comments
    6705 Views
    ~Curt Simmons 1929–(Cubs 1966-1967) Simmons was a three-time All-Star that led his team to a World Series title, but of course, that team was not the Cubs. Curt Simmons was only two seasons removed from taking the Cardinals to the 1964 World Series when the Cubs acquired him in 1966. They hoped...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Aug 27th, 2019
    3 Comments
    3673 Views
    August 29, 1918 The Cubs clinched the National League pennant with a double-header sweep of the Cincinnati Reds. Lefty Tyler wins his 18th game in the opener, and Claude Hendrix wins his 20th game in the nightcap. It is the earliest any team in National League history clinched a pennant, but that rec...