• EveryCubEver

    Phillip K. Wrigley

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 5th, 2021
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    ~Norm McMillan 1895–1969 (Cubs 1928-1929) Called “Bub” because of his southern origins, Norm McMillan’s most productive season came in 1929 with the Chicago Cubs when he hit .271 in 459 at-bats with 5 home runs and 55 runs batted in. He also had 13 stolen bases. That season Bub was involved in ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 30th, 2021
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    ~William Wrigley Jr. 1861–1932 (Cubs owner 1918-1932) William Wrigley LOVED baseball. He didn’t buy the Cubs as an investment. He bought the team because he loved the game, and had since he was a boy in Philadelphia. It killed him that his dad made him work at a young age, because every day he ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 28th, 2021
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    ~Charlie Grimm 1898–1983 (Cubs player 1925-1936, Cubs manager 1932-1938, 1944-1949, 1960) They called Charlie Grimm “Jolly Cholly” because he was a fun-loving guy who always seemed to be happy during his 20 seasons as a player. He played the banjo to loosen up the team on long train rides, and ...