• EveryCubEver

    Jesus Figueroa

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Feb 20th, 2024
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    ~Frank Gustine 1920–1991 (Cubs 1949) Frank was coming off three consecutive all-star seasons when he arrived in Chicago in December of 1948. The Hoopeston Illinois native was probably excited to be playing for the Cubs after spending the previous ten seasons with the Pirates. (His roommate on t...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Dec 25th, 2019
    On Jesus’ birthday, we honor the Cub players named Jesus… ~Jesus Figueroa, 1957 (Cubs 1980) The Dominican outfielder played for the Cubs one year, his only season in the big leagues. The Cubs used him mainly as a pinch hitter that season. He was a contact hitter with a good eye, but didn&...