• EveryCubEver

    Jim Sundberg

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 18th, 2023
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    ~Eric Young 1967– (Cubs 2000-2001) EY was acquired from the Dodgers in 2000 in a very good trade for the Cubs. The Cubs got a starting second baseman and a starting pitcher (Ismael Valdes) in exchange for a relief pitcher (Terry Adams). Young was a dynamic leadoff man. In 2000, he hit .297 and ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 5th, 2023
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    ~Lennie Merullo 1917–2015 (Cubs 1941-1947) Lennie was the starting shortstop for the Cubs in the 1940s, including the pennant winning season of 1945. He wasn’t known as a great fielder or hitter. In fact, Merullo averaged an error every three and half games or so (172 errors in 602 games, inclu...