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    Vida Blue

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 10th, 2019
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    ~Larry Corcoran 1859–1891 (White Stockings 1880-1885) In 1880 and 1881, Larry Corcoran was clearly the best pitcher in all of baseball. He was ambidextrous — he once pitched both left-handed and right-handed in a game. But the diminutive Corcoran (only 5’3″, 127 pounds) dominated the rest of th...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 11th, 2019
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    ~Milt Pappas 1939–2016 (Cubs 1970-1973) Milt had some of his best seasons as a big league pitcher with the Cubs at the tail end of his career. In 1971 he became one of only ten pitchers in big league history to strike out the side on nine pitches. In 1972 he came just one out […]...