• EveryCubEver

    George Bell

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Apr 10th, 2019
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    April 13, 1992 The city of Chicago was undergoing one of the strangest events in it’s colorful history. 250 million gallons of water were flooding the basements of Loop office buildings and retail stores because workers doing rehabilitation work on the Kinzie Street Bridge crossing the Chicago ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 21st, 2018
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    ~George Bell 1959 (Cubs 1991) Bell was a three-time all-star and former MVP when the Cubs signed him to a big free agent contract before the 1991 season. He had a good year with the Cubs, slugging 25 homers and hitting .285, but his long-term value to the Cubs came during the following offseason. The...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 8th, 2018
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    ~Hank O’Day 1862 (Cubs manager 1914) He was the umpire who made the most controversial call in baseball history…the play that became known as “The Merkle Boner.” The NY Giants never forgave him for favoring the Cubs on that play, and were especially suspicious of him because h...