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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Sep 10th, 2020
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    September 12, 1998 Sammy Sosa becomes the first Cubs player to hit 60 home runs in a season. He does it in the sixth inning of wild slugfest against Milwaukee Brewers reliever Valerio de los Santos. Sammy’s homer is memorable, but it isn’t the most dramatic homer of the game. On a day the...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jul 9th, 2020
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    July 10, 1990 The All-Star Game was played at Wrigley Field. It was a miserable, rainy night, but the fans were treated to the sight of some all-time greats plying their trade. The American League team featured the likes of future Hall of Famers Rickey Henderson, Wade Boggs, Kirby Puckett, Dennis Eck...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 8th, 2020
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    ~Hank O’Day 1859–1935 (Cubs manager 1914) He was the umpire who made the most controversial call in baseball history…the play that became known as “The Merkle Boner.” The NY Giants never forgave him for favoring the Cubs on that play, and were especially suspicious of him because he was born an...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 8th, 2019
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    ~Henry Rodriguez 1967– (Cubs 1998-2000) Henry started in left field for the Cubs in 1998, 1999, and 2000, and became a fan favorite. The left field bleacher bums would throw Oh Henry bars at him when he returned to his position after hitting a homer. He hit 75 of them in his three seasons in [&...