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    Don Baylor

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 10th, 2019
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    ~Larry Corcoran 1859–1891 (White Stockings 1880-1885) In 1880 and 1881, Larry Corcoran was clearly the best pitcher in all of baseball. He was ambidextrous — he once pitched both left-handed and right-handed in a game. But the diminutive Corcoran (only 5’3″, 127 pounds) dominated the rest of th...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 29th, 2019
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    ~John Boccabella 1941– (Cubs 1963-1968) Boccabella was considered one of the brightest prospects in the Cubs organization. He was so highly touted that Cubs manager Leo Durocher couldn’t wait to play him at first base and send Ernie Banks out to pasture. In the only season Boccabella got over 2...