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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 6th, 2021
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    ~Phil Regan 1937– (Cubs 1968-1972) Phil Regan wasn’t known as the vulture until he was converted to a reliever by the Dodgers in 1966. He was given his nickname by Sandy Koufax for picking up (cheap) wins in short relief. The vulture went 14-1 that year with a 1.62 ERA, with a National League l...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 21st, 2020
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    ~Rick Sutcliffe 1952– (Cubs 1984-1991) The nickname “The Red Baron” was given to Rick Sutcliffe by Harry Caray, because of his intimidating presence (he was 6’7″) and red beard. 82 of his 171 career wins came with the Cubs, including 16 in his Cy Young-winning season of 1984. He was almost unhi...