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    Greg Gross

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Aug 14th, 2021
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    August 14, 1908 In the midst of the Cubs final championship season, a horrible race riot broke out in Springfield Illinois. Before the race riots were over, forty homes were burned to the ground, 24 businesses were destroyed, and seven people were dead: two black people (lynched by the angry mob) and...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 1st, 2021
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    ~Greg Gross 1952– (Cubs 1977-1978) Greg was a slap-hitting outfielder (zero home runs in about 1500 at-bats) for the Astros (in their rainbow pajama uniform era) when the Cubs acquired him before the 1977 season. The Cubs made a run at the division title before fading at the end of the year, an...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 11th, 2021
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    ~Milt Pappas 1939–2016 (Cubs 1970-1973) Milt had some of his best seasons as a big league pitcher with the Cubs at the tail end of his career. In 1971 he became one of only ten pitchers in big league history to strike out the side on nine pitches. In 1972 he came just one out […]...