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    Kenny Lofton

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 31st, 2019
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    ~Kenny Lofton 1967– (Cubs 2003) Lofton is a local kid, born in East Chicago. He wasn’t on the Cubs for long, just half a season (2003), but he might have been the key acquisition that propelled the Cubs into the NLCS. Lofton was the leadoff man and center fielder for the Cubs after Corey Patter...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Oct 9th, 2018
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    This week in history, the Cubs were actually involved in historical events… October 9, 1907 The Cubs were playing the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. It was Game 2 of the series–the first game had ended in a tie (called because of darkness). More than 21,000 braved the cold October Ch...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Oct 1st, 2018
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    October 1, 1932 The most famous moment in Wrigley Field history occurred. Or did it? It was Game 3 of the World Series. The Yankees had won the first two at Yankee Stadium. Soon-to-be President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (sitting next to Chicago mayor Anton Cermak) threw out the first pitch. In the st...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 13th, 2018
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    ~Andre Thornton 1949 (Cubs 1973-1976) Andre was acquired from the Braves in the trade that sent Joe Pepitone out of Chicago. That turned out to be a good deal for the Cubs, because Andre turned into one of the top young sluggers in the National League. His nickname was “Thunder” and he hi...