Willie Wilson

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 9th, 2018
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    ~Willie Wilson 1955 (Cubs 1992) Willie Wilson was one of the most dynamic players in baseball during the 1980s. Unfortunately, he wasn’t on the Cubs during those years. He was one of the all-time great leadoff hitters, a two-time all-star and silver slugger, and a batting champion, but it was h...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 11th, 2018
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    ~Milt Pappas 1939 (Cubs 1970-1973) Pappas 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 […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Dec 1st, 2017
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    December 2, 1965: Cubs acquire Bill Hands and Randy Hundley December 3: In 1971, Cubs acquire Jose Cardenal…In 2003, Cubs sign LeTroy Hawkins. December 4, 2002: Cubs trade Todd Hundley for Grudzielanek and Karros December 5, 1987: Cubs trade Palmeiro, Moyers and others for Mitch Williams Decemb...