• EveryCubEver

    Ruth Ann Burns

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 4th, 2023
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    ~Eddie Waitkus 1919–1972 (Cubs 1941-1948) Eddie Waitkus was a fresh-faced young first baseman for the Cubs who joined the Cubs briefly in 1941 before being drafted into the military. He returned for the 1946 season as a highly decorated military hero (four battle stars) and promptly took over t...