• EveryCubEver

    Harry Caray

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 21st, 2018
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    ~Bill Murray 1950 (Cubs fan 1950-present) He’s the ultimate Celebrity Cub fan. Born into a Cubs family, Bill Murray has never stopped following his favorite team. He’s been there during the good times (?) and bad, showing up to watch them at home and on the road. In 2007, he was there for...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 19th, 2018
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    ~Mike Royko 1932 (Cubs fan 1932-1997) Few Chicagoans were more closely associated with the Chicago Cubs than Mike Royko. As a columnist for the Daily News, The Chicago Sun Times, and the Chicago Tribune, he often wrote about his favorite team; bleeding Cubbie blue right onto the page. Other than a br...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 11th, 2018
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    ~Ray Grimes 1893 (Cubs 1922-1925) Ray Grimes was an instant phenom for the Cubs when he joined them for his rookie season of 1922. He was an absolute RBI machine, one of the great clutch hitters of his era. During that season he set a record that still stands today when he got an RBI […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 2nd, 2018
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    ~Albert Spalding 1850 (White Stockings player 1876-1877, owner 1878-1891) He was a star pitcher for Chicago in 1876 & 1877, but he was always a little ahead of his time. For instance, while he was still playing, he became the first “sissy” that insisted on wearing a glove. And he did it because ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 22nd, 2018
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    ~Scott Sanderson 1956 (Cubs 1984-1989) The local kid (Northbrook) was acquired by Dallas Green before the 1984 season in the trade that sent Craig Lefferts and Carmelo Martinez to San Diego. Sanderson pitched very well for the Cubs that year. He was the fourth starter behind Sutcliffe, Trout, and Eck...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jul 16th, 2018
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    July 16, 1916. In the midst of their first year playing in this fancy new ballpark, the Chicago Cubs become the first team to allow their fans to keep the balls hit into the stands. That was the brainchild of their owner Charlie Weeghman (photo), who was a marketing visionary. It wasn’t long be...