• EveryCubEver

    Peaches Graham

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 12th, 2021
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    ~Lou Novikoff 1915–1970 (Cubs 1941-1944) Lou was known as “The Mad Russian”. He was born to Russian immigrant parents in Arizona, so the second half of his nickname is obvious. The “mad” part came from his eccentric proclivities. He had a colorful past before joining the Cubs, working as a harm...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 4th, 2021
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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 nev...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 23rd, 2021
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    ~Mike Remlinger 1966– (Cubs 2003-2005) Jim Hendry was big believer in signing veteran relievers, and Remlinger was one of the guys he brought in to help put that 2003 team over the top. He was in his eleventh season in the big leagues (having already pitched for Atlanta, Cincinnati, the Mets an...