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    Frank Castillo

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 1st, 2024
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    ~Jake Jaeckel 1942– (Cubs 1964) His real first name was Paul, but his teammates called him Jake. Jaeckel got a cup of coffee as a September call up for the last place 1964 Cubs. He pitched two scoreless innings in his debut, retiring the likes of Sandy Alomar, Matty Alou, Rico Carty, and Joe To...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Sep 23rd, 2023
    September 24, 1943 The Cubs call up outfielder Andy Pafko from their Los Angeles minor league team, and put him in the lineup. He would remain there for the next eight seasons. His first game at Wrigley Field is played in absolutely miserable weather conditions. It is freezing cold, the wind is howli...