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    Lou Jackson

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 15th, 2020
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    ~Bill Henry 1927–2014 (Cubs 1958-1959) Bill led the league in appearances in his second and final season with the Cubs. He served as their closer in 1959, winning 9 games, and saving 12. After the season ended, Henry was traded (along with Lou Jackson and Lee Walls) to the Reds for slugging thi...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 26th, 2020
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    ~Hoyt Wilhelm 1923–2002 (Cubs 1970) The future Hall of Famer was 47 years old when the Cubs got him in 1970. He will be remembered for his great knuckleball, and his outstanding career as a reliever. When he retired he held the record for most games and wins in relief, and was the first relief ...