• EveryCubEver

    Hack Wilson

    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...