• EveryCubEver

    Scott Simon

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 16th, 2019
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    ~Hobie Landrith 1930– (Cubs 1956) Hobie was a catcher who lasted fourteen seasons in the big leagues, including 1956 with the Cubs. That season Hobie got over 300 at bats for the only time in his career, but he didn’t take advantage of the opportunity. He led all big league catchers in errors, ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 6th, 2018
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    ~Jay Baller 1960 (Cubs 1985-1987) He pitched out of the Cubs bullpen for three seasons (’85-’87) and got progressively worse each season (3.46 ERA, 5.37 ERA, 6.35 ERA), but his mustache got progressively better. After the ’87 season, the Cubs sent him packing. He later had a cup of ...