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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Dec 1st, 2021
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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...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 10th, 2021
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    ~Bill Killefer 1887–1960 (Cubs 1918-1921, Cubs manager 1921-1925) Bill Killefer was nicknamed Reindeer for his lumbering running style. Reindeer was a catcher and he ran like one. But he wasn’t just any catcher. Killefer was the personal catcher for Grover Cleveland Alexander, and he was the on...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Oct 1st, 2021
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    October 1, 1932 The most famous moment in Wrigley Field history occurred. Or did it? It was Game 3 of the World Series. The Yankees had won the first two at Yankee Stadium. Soon-to-be President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (sitting next to Chicago mayor Anton Cermak) threw out the first pitch. In the st...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 23rd, 2021
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    ~Nomar Garciaparra 1973– (Cubs 2004-2005) The Red Sox shocked the world when they traded their five-time All-Star and two-time batting champion to the Cubs as part of a four-team trade in 2004. It seemed like the Cubs made a great trade. They gave up their shortstop that had made a critical err...