• EveryCubEver

    Nomar Garciaparra

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 26th, 2023
    ~Sparky Adams 1894–1989 (Cubs 1923-1927) His real name was Earl John Adams, and he was an energetic little guy; only 5’5″. Adams spent 1923 and 1924 as the Cubs’ semi-regular shortstop, but came into his own when he was switched to second base after George Grantham was traded to Pittsburgh for ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 23rd, 2023
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    ~Nomar Garciaparra 1973– (Cubs 2004-2005) The Red Sox shocked the world when they traded their five-time All-Star and two-time batting champion to the Cubs as part of a four-team trade in 2004. It seemed like the Cubs made a great trade. They gave up their shortstop that had made a critical err...