• EveryCubEver

    Ed Winceniak

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 16th, 2020
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    ~Babe Phelps 1908–1992 (Cubs 1933-1934) His real name was Ernest Phelps, but he was known as Babe throughout most of his big league career. He was also known as Blimp when he played for the Cubs; a tribute to the hefty 225 pounds he carried on his frame. Phelps was a rarely used backup catcher ...