• EveryCubEver

    Ian Stewart

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 5th, 2019
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    ~Bob Newhart 1929– (Cubs fan 1929-present) Bob Newhart was born and raised in Chicago. He went to St. Ignatius High School on the West Side, and grew up rooting for the Chicago Cubs. He got his big break when a Chicago DJ named Dan Sorkin played a funny tape Bob made to entertain his colleagues...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 13th, 2019
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    ~Footsie Blair 1900–1982 (Cubs 1929-1931) His real name was Clarence Vick Blair, and he was primarily a backup second baseman (he also backed up 1B and 3B) with the Cubs from 1929-1931. In 1930, he became the regular second baseman after Rogers Hornsby broke his ankle. That 1930 team had five f...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 5th, 2019
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    ~Ron Campbell 1940– (Cubs 1964-66) Ron was mainly a backup infielder for the Cubs, but he did get one shot in the starting lineup. In September of 1964, he was the team’s starting second baseman. He hit fairly well (.272) and had several clutch hits (including six doubles, a triple, and a homer...