• EveryCubEver

    Dwight Smith

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 3rd, 2019
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    ~Luis Gonzalez 1967– (Cubs 1995-1996) Luis Gonzalez obviously got his nickname from his last name, because he already had it when he was on the Cubs, and he obviously didn’t hit like a Gonzo in Chicago (22 home runs in his 1 ½ years with the team). It’s not as if Gonzo’s Cubs career was [&helli...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jul 16th, 2019
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    July 16, 1916. In the midst of their first year playing in this fancy new ballpark, the Chicago Cubs become the first team to allow their fans to keep the balls hit into the stands. That was the brainchild of their owner Charlie Weeghman (photo), who was a marketing visionary. It wasn’t long be...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 8th, 2018
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    ~Henry Rodriguez 1967 (Cubs 1998-2000) At the turn of last century, an insane asylum was located just past the left field fence at the Cubs old ballpark; West Side Grounds. The asylum patients would literally scream crazy things out of open windows during the game. Thanks to that odd auditory ambianc...