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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 26th, 2023
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    ~Babe Herman 1903–1987 (Cubs 1933-1934) That’s right, “Babe” played for the Cubs. Unfortunately, it wasn’t THE Babe. His real name was Floyd Caves Herman, and his manager in the minors called him “Babe” after he got a hit in his first at-bat. Babe Ruth was playing then, and the manager said, “Y...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Nov 11th, 2021
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    Veteran’s Day is observed on November 11 because 11/11/18 is the day the Armistice was signed to end World War I. The following Cubs served during that War… ~Vic Aldridge 1893 (1917-1924) On the day President Harding died, the Cubs beat the Boston Braves 5-1 thanks to a great pitching per...