• EveryCubEver

    Edgar Bergen

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 3rd, 2024
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    ~Art Bues 1888 (Cubs 1914) Art may have had a slight advantage when he made it up to the big leagues in 1913 to play for Boston. The manager of the team was his uncle, Gentleman George Stallings. But he made it on his own in Chicago the following year. On a team that featured […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 4th, 2023
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    ~Dick Selma 1943–2001 (Cubs 1969) He was nicknamed Mortimer Snerd by his teammates after Edgar Bergen’s famous dummy. Selma was a key member of the 1969 Cubs. He won 10 games for them and led the staff in strikeouts per nine innings after being acquired from the Padres. Selma became a fan favor...