• EveryCubEver

    Shawon Dunston

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 21st, 2022
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    ~Shawon Dunston 1963– (Cubs 1985-1995, 1997) Dunston was the first overall pick in the 1982 amateur draft, and had one of the greatest arms of any shortstop in baseball history. He was also a fan favorite (fans kept track of his batting average with the Shawon-O-Meter), and had a successful 17-...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 16th, 2021
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    ~Adolfo Phillips 1941 (Cubs 1966-1969) His nickname was the Panamanian Flash. The Cubs thought they were acquiring their next superstar when they got Panamanian outfielder Adolpho Phillips from the Phillies in 1966. That turned out to be true…but it was the pitcher that was thrown in on the dea...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 6th, 2021
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    ~Stan Hack 1909 (Cubs 1932-1947) Smiling Stan Hack played his entire career for the Cubs , anchoring four World Series teams (and hitting .348 in those series), and a few not so good teams. He also managed the team for awhile, and throughout his many years in a Cubs uniform, was known for having a [&...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Nov 4th, 2021
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    ~Dick Selma 1943–2001 (Cubs 1969) He was nicknamed Mortimer Snerd by his teammates after Edgar Bergen’s famous dummy. Selma was a key member of the 1969 Cubs. He won 10 games for them and led the staff in strikeouts per nine innings after being acquired from the Padres. Selma became a fan favor...