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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jan 2nd, 2024
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    ~Nick Dumovich 1902 (Cubs 1923) Dumovich (photo) was just a 21-year old kid when he got his chance, but in his only season in the bigs, the young pitcher was hit hard and didn’t have good control. ~Ray Jacobs 1902 (Cubs 1928) Ray played exactly two games in the big leagues and both of them [&he...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 26th, 2023
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    ~Hillary Rodham Clinton 1947– (Cubs fan 1947-Present) She grew up in Park Ridge, Illinois, an unabashed Cubs fan. Even though she later claimed to have been a Yankees fan, there is documentary evidence to prove her Cubs love. In 1993, when she was the First Lady, she accepted induction into the...
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    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Oct 23rd, 2023
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    October 23, 1886 The Cubs finished up the World Series. The 1886 National League team from Chicago was known as the White Stockings–it would be another fifteen years before the Cubs name emerged. But they were a powerhouse team; the defending champions. Led by their first baseman/manager Cap An...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Oct 1st, 2023
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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 This Week In Wrigley History
    Sep 23rd, 2023
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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...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Sep 11th, 2023
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    September 11, 2001 Terrorists crash passenger jets into the World Trade Center in New York, and the Pentagon in Washington. Another jet crashes in Pennsylvania. In all, nearly 3000 were people killed. America is in shock. On what might have been the worst day in American history, the Cubs are at home...