• EveryCubEver

    George Altman

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jul 30th, 2019
    0 Comments
    1767 Views
    July 30,1962 The All-Stars gather in Chicago’s Wrigley Field to play their second All-Star game of the season. The first one was played in Washington in early July. There are 21 Hall of Famers in the game on this Monday afternoon (yes, that’s right, a Monday afternoon All Star Game). The ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 15th, 2019
    1 Comment
    1851 Views
    ~Bubbles Hargrave 1892–1969 (Cubs 1913-1915) His real name was Eugene Hargrave, but everyone called him Bubbles because he stuttered every time he said a word that started with the letter “B”. As much as Bubbles hated his nickname, he must have known that it could have been worse. His younger b...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 20th, 2019
    1 Comment
    2185 Views
    ~George Altman 1933– (Cubs 1959-1962, 1965-1967) Big George, as he was known, had a few great seasons in the big leagues, and he was wearing a Chicago Cubs uniform when he did it. He joined Chicago after completing his military service and had an immediate impact. His two best seasons came duri...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Oct 16th, 2018
    0 Comments
    2553 Views
    October 18, 1910 The Cubs played Game 2 of the World Series against the A’s in Philadelphia. The team had to feel like they were snake-bitten that year. With Johnny Evers already sidelined with a broken leg, Mordecai Brown (the scheduled starting pitcher of Game 2 and the team’s best pitc...