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    Mike Krukow

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jan 21st, 2024
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    ~Mike Krukow 1952 (Cubs 1976-1981) Mike Krukow shares a nickname with singer Bobby Vinton (The Polish Prince), but Mike Krukow was not known for botching the National Anthem. He was known for his stellar career as a starting pitcher for the Cubs, the Phillies and the Giants. He never quite managed to...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 16th, 2023
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    ~Rick Reuschel 1949– (Cubs 1972-1981, 1983-1984) His real name was Rick Reuschel, but to his teammates he was Big Daddy. The nickname obviously had nothing to do with the Adam Sandler movie (because it didn’t come out until many years after he retired), and it had nothing to do with the Burl Iv...