Luis Gonzalez

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 3rd, 2018
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    ~Luis Gonzalez 1967 (Cubs 1995-1996) Luis Gonzalez obviously got his nickname from his last name, because he already had it when he was on the Cubs, and he obviously didn’t hit like a Gonzo in Chicago (22 home runs in his 1 ½ years with the team). It’s not as if Gonzo’s Cubs career ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 4th, 2018
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    ~Rick Wilkins 1967 (Cubs 1991-1995) Wilkins came out of nowhere to hit 30 homers for the Cubs in 1993. He had previously never hit more than 17 homers in a season, and that was in the low minor leagues. Unfortunately for the Cubs, the following season the prince turned back into a frog. He never [&he...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 25th, 2017
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    ~Manny Trillo 1950 (Cubs 1975-1978, 1986-1988) Trillo was a prospect acquired from Oakland in the trade that sent Billy Williams to the A’s, and immediately became the team’s starting second baseman. He had a few very good years for the Cubs, finishing third in the Rookie of the Year voti...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Dec 1st, 2017
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    December 2, 1965: Cubs acquire Bill Hands and Randy Hundley December 3: In 1971, Cubs acquire Jose Cardenal…In 2003, Cubs sign LeTroy Hawkins. December 4, 2002: Cubs trade Todd Hundley for Grudzielanek and Karros December 5, 1987: Cubs trade Palmeiro, Moyers and others for Mitch Williams Decemb...