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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 28th, 2024
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    ~Lon Warneke 1909–1976 (Cubs 1930-1936, 1942-1945) His nickname, “The Arkansas Hummingbird”, was given to him by sportswriter Roy Stockton because of his “sizzling fast and darting form of delivery.” And, of course, because he hailed from Arkansas. He wasn’t just the owner of a great nickname, ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Oct 8th, 2019
    On this Yom Kippur we salute the Jewish ballplayers. The following Jewish players played or coached at one time or another with the Cubs… ~Cy Block 1919 (Cubs 1942-1946) Cy played briefly for the Cubs during the 1942 season, but Uncle Sam stole him before the 1943 season began. Block returned t...