• EveryCubEver

    Gilly Campbell

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 9th, 2024
    ~Billy Jurges 1908–1997 (Cubs 1931-1938, 1946-1947) He was known as a fiery, ill-tempered, good fielding, weak-hitting shortstop for the Cubs, but he was also one of the team leaders during the best decade of the Cubs bad century (they were in the World Series in ’32, ’35, and ’38). Stories of ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Aug 20th, 2023
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    August 22, 1982 The Cubs retire the first number in franchise history: #14 in honor of Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks. No-one had worn #14 since Ernie retired as a coach in 1973, but by raising the #14 flag the Cubs make it official. In the lineup for the Cubs that day is a rookie third […]...