• EveryCubEver

    Rick Dempsey

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 2nd, 2023
    ~Dutch Zwilling 1888–1978 (Cubs 1916) Until 2015, if you went to the Baseball Encyclopedia and looked at the last name listed there, you would have found Dutch Zwilling. (Now it is non-Cub Tony Zych). Dutch was born in St. Louis, and only lasted four big league seasons, but the center fielder m...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 3rd, 2023
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    ~Rod Beck 1968–2007 (Cubs 1998-1999) They called him “The Shooter” because he was like a gunslinger out there, and he didn’t waste any of his bullets. Rod Beck was the Cubs closer during the Wild Card season of 1998, saving 51 games in truly scary fashion. By the time he arrived with the Cubs, ...