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    Tiny Osborne

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 9th, 2022
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    ~Hippo Vaughn 1888–1966 (Cubs 1913-1921) Hippo Vaughn got his nickname because of his size (he was about the same size as Rick Reuschel). He is quite simply one of the best pitchers in Cubs history. He arrived in Chicago as a struggling big leaguer. He hadn’t quite been able to put it together ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Sep 23rd, 2021
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    September 24, 1943 The Cubs call up outfielder Andy Pafko from their Los Angeles minor league team, and put him in the lineup. He would remain there for the next eight seasons. His first game at Wrigley Field is played in absolutely miserable weather conditions. It is freezing cold, the wind is howli...