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    Jumbo Brown

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 30th, 2022
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    ~Bob Hendley 1939– (Cubs 1965-1967) Hendley only won 10 games in his two and a half seasons with the Cubs, but he had a few moments of shining glory. His most memorable game in a Cubs uniform came on September 9th, 1965 at Dodgers Stadium. The Dodgers scored without the benefit of a hit in [&he...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Feb 25th, 2020
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    On this Fat Tuesday, we recognize the fattest Cub of all-time… ~Jumbo Brown 1907–1966 (Cubs 1925) When Brown came up with the Cubs as a rookie, he immediately set a record. He was the heaviest player to ever play in the big leagues at that time; tipping the scales at 295 pounds. He may be...