• EveryCubEver

    Bill Plummer

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 21st, 2024
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    ~Shawon Dunston 1963– (Cubs 1985-1995, 1997) Dunston was the first overall pick in the 1982 amateur draft, and had one of the greatest arms of any shortstop in baseball history. He was also a fan favorite (fans kept track of his batting average with the Shawon-O-Meter), and had a successful 17-...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 7th, 2023
    ~Joe Niekro 1944–2006 (Cubs 1967-1969) His brother Phil was already a star pitcher for the Braves when Joe Niekro was drafted in the third round by the Cubs in 1966. In his rookie season in Chicago (1967), Joe won 10 games. He won 14 games for the Cubs in 1968, but manager Leo Durocher, never [...