• EveryCubEver

    Jimmy Lavender

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 26th, 2022
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    ~Jimmy Lavender 1874–1960 (Cubs 1912-1916) Jimmy won only 63 games in his MLB career (all but six of them for the Cubs), but for one glorious day, he was unhittable. On August 31, 1915, he made his mark in history. Lavender pitched a no-hitter in the first game of a double header in New York [&...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 8th, 2021
    ~Johnny Schulte 1896–1978 (Cubs 1929) Schulte was a backup catcher for the Cubs (and the Browns, Cardinals, Phillies, and Braves). His one season in Chicago just happened to be a pennant-winning year, although Johnny didn’t get to play in the World Series against the A’s. After his playing care...