• EveryCubEver

    Al Dark

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 25th, 2021
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    ~Jim Marshall 1931– (Cubs 1958-1959, Cubs manager 1974-1976) Marshall was both a player and a manager with the Cubs, although neither part of his career was particularly memorable. His best season as a player was in 1959. He got the most playing time of his career (331 AB) and hit 11 HR. As a m...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jan 7th, 2021
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    ~Alvin Dark 1922 (1958-1959 Cubs) (Photo: 1959 Topps Baseball Card) Dark had his best years with the Giants in New York, but as a member of the Cubs he was involved in one of the strangest plays in baseball history. It happened on June 30, 1959. It all started when a missed strike three got […...