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    Jim Brewer

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 20th, 2024
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    ~Wayland Dean 1902–1930 (Cubs 1927) Wayland Dean was one of those tragic stories that pepper baseball history. He was deeply troubled; a chronic alcoholic who suffered from depression. But he had a live fastball and made his way up to the majors in 1924 with the New York Giants. The Giants unde...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 14th, 2023
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    ~Jim Brewer 1937–1987 (Cubs 1960-1963) Jim Brewer was a rookie pitcher for an unbelievably bad Cubs team in 1960. He was a little bit wild, and was having trouble controlling his pitches, and on one very unfortunate August day (8/4/60), he threw a fastball behind Cincinnati Reds infielder Billy...