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    Franklin Adams

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 29th, 2018
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    ~Harry Steinfeldt 1877 (Cubs 1906-1910) Harry was the forgotten man in the Cubs infield that also included Hall of Famers, Tinker, Evers, and Chance, but he was every bit as important to that Cubs dynasty as any of them. If only his last name were a little more poetic—Franklin Adams may have in...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Jul 17th, 2018
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    July 18, 1910 The poem “Baseball’s Sad Lexicon” written by Franklin Adams was published in the New York Evening Mail. It’s probably the most famous poem ever written about the Cubs, and it was so memorable it probably got Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance elected into...