Eric Young

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 16th, 2018
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    ~Kerry Wood 1977 (Cubs 1998-2008, 2011-2012) He wasn’t even 21 years old when he came up to the majors in May of 1998, but he made his mark right away. On May 6, 1998, he took the mound on a very cold and wet day in Wrigley Field, and pitched one of the best games […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 18th, 2018
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    ~Eric Young 1967 (Cubs 2000-2001) EY was acquired from the Dodgers in 2000 in a very good trade for the Cubs. The Cubs got a starting second baseman and a starting pitcher (Ismael Valdes) in exchange for a relief pitcher (Terry Adams). Young was a dynamic lead off man. In 2000, he hit .297 and [&hell...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Dec 1st, 2017
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    December 2, 1965: Cubs acquire Bill Hands and Randy Hundley December 3: In 1971, Cubs acquire Jose Cardenal…In 2003, Cubs sign LeTroy Hawkins. December 4, 2002: Cubs trade Todd Hundley for Grudzielanek and Karros December 5, 1987: Cubs trade Palmeiro, Moyers and others for Mitch Williams Decemb...