• EveryCubEver

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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Jun 16th, 2019
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    Have there been any father/son teams that have both played for the Cubs? Yes there were five! Here are their EVERY CUB EVER profiles on this Father’s Day… ~Randy Hundley 1942 (Cubs 1966-1973, 1976-1977) Randy was a good ol’ boy from Martinsville, Virginia who talked with a Southern accent...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 8th, 2018
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    ~Henry Rodriguez 1967 (Cubs 1998-2000) At the turn of last century, an insane asylum was located just past the left field fence at the Cubs old ballpark; West Side Grounds. The asylum patients would literally scream crazy things out of open windows during the game. Thanks to that odd auditory ambianc...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 25th, 2018
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    ~Rube Kroh 1886 (Cubs 1908-1910) His real name was Floyd Kroh, but Rube was a common nickname in the first half of last century, indicating that the player was a country boy. Rube Kroh certainly fit that description. He grew up in a small town in New York named Friendship. Kroh’s first season w...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 5th, 2018
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    ~Goose Gossage 1951 (Cubs 1988) He was so universally referred to by his nickname when he arrived in Chicago in 1988, even the baseball card makers (in this case Fleer) didn’t bother using his real first name anymore. (It was Rich.) Unfortunately for the Cubs, Rich got richer pitching for the C...