• EveryCubEver

    Jack Harper

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 9th, 2019
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    ~Frank Chance 1876–1924 (Cubs 1898-1912) His real name was Frank Chance, but even his teammates called him “The Peerless Leader.” (Sometimes they just shortened it to “PL”). He was the undisputed leader of the best Cubs team in history, the Cubs of the ’00s. With the Peerless Leader at the helm...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 2nd, 2019
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    ~Jon Lieber 1970– (Cubs 1999-2003, 2008) When the Cubs acquired Lieber from the Pirates for Brant Brown, it was one of the best deals they ever made. Lieber anchored the rotation, winning 10, 12, and 20 games in his first three seasons. No Cub pitcher won 20 games again until Jake Arrieta did i...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 23rd, 2018
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    Ken Hubbs 1941 (Cubs 1961-1963) He wasn’t even 20 when he debuted for the Cubs in September of 1961, but he made enough of an impact to be named the starting second baseman in 1962. It was a rough year for the Cubs (they finished with their worst record ever—behind even the expansion Houston Co...