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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jun 18th, 2019
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    June 20, 1953. The official temperature in Chicago is 104 degrees; the hottest recorded day in Chicago history. The heat doesn’t stop the Cubs or Dodgers, who play a day game in the unrelenting sun at Wrigley Field. Incredibly, 17,000+ fans come out to smolder in the steamy hot ballpark and wat...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 22nd, 2019
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    ~Coleman Griffith 1893–1966 (Cubs psychologist 1938) In 1938, University of Illinois psychologist Coleman Griffith was asked by PK Wrigley to do a complete psychological analysis of the Cubs for a project he called “Experimental Laboratories of the Chicago National League Ball Club.” Naturally,...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Jan 2nd, 2019
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    On this day in 1886 the corporation Johnson & Johnson was founded. In honor of that corporate giant, today we’re featuring all the Cubs named Johnson…and there were quite a few. ~Abe Johnson (Colts 1893) Abe was an obscure pitcher who pitched exactly one inning for the Cubs on July 1...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 8th, 2018
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    ~Reed Johnson 1976 (Cubs 2008-2009, 2011-2012) Johnson was a fan favorite during his time with the Cubs. He made highlight-reel catches in centerfield, and delivered clutch hits time after time. He hit over .300 in three of his four Cubs seasons. ~Kid Camp 1869 (Colts 1894) They called him “Kid...