Dick Drott

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 1st, 2018
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    ~John Clarkson 1861 (White Stockings 1884-1887) John Clarkson would have several Cy Young Awards if he wasn’t a contemporary of Young. He started 70(!) games for the Cubs in 1885 and won 53(!) of them, easily the most in the league. 10 of those wins were shutouts. In 1887 he led the league in w...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Jun 19th, 2018
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    When the Rolling Stones came to Chicago in 1972, they were huge stars How huge? They stayed at the Playboy Mansion with Hugh Heffner. Robert Greenfield’s book, “S.T.P.: A Journey Through America with the Rolling Stones,” describes that Chicago trip this way… “The couches...