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    Ross Barnes

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 8th, 2022
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    ~Ross Barnes 1850–1915 (White Stockings 1876-1877) Barnes was an integral member of that first National League Cubs team (then known as the White Stockings). He was one of three players brought over from Boston by Al Spalding to stock that original National League team. Barnes was already a fou...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Sep 24th, 2021
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    September 27, 1876 The last game of the first official National League season is played. The Chicago White Stockings (today’s Cubs) beat the Hartford Dark Blues 16-10. Because Chicago ends the season seven games ahead of the second place St. Louis Brown Stockings, they are declared the champion...