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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Sep 10th, 2019
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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 1945
    Jul 12th, 2019
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    This week (July 12-18) during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series (before 2016)… World War II *At Potsdam, the three main Allied leaders begin their final summit of the war (meeting ends August 2). Truman informs Churchill that the July 16th nuclear test has been successful in a not...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 9th, 2019
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    ~Willie Wilson 1955– (Cubs 1992) Willie Wilson was one of the most dynamic players in baseball during the 1980s. Unfortunately, he wasn’t on the Cubs during those years. He was one of the all-time great leadoff hitters, a two-time All-Star and Silver Slugger, and a batting champion, but it was ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 30th, 2018
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    ~Roe Skidmore 1945 (Cubs 1970) He played in exactly one game for the Cubs in 1970, and his lifetime batting average is 1.000. The New York Times wrote a piece in 1999 about him and other players who only made it into one game. This is what they wrote about Skidmore: Robert Roe Skidmore had […]...