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    Carl Sawatski

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 4th, 2023
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    ~Dick Selma 1943–2001 (Cubs 1969) He was nicknamed Mortimer Snerd by his teammates after Edgar Bergen’s famous dummy. Selma was a key member of the 1969 Cubs. He won 10 games for them and led the staff in strikeouts per nine innings after being acquired from the Padres. Selma became a fan favor...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jun 18th, 2023
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    June 20, 1953. The official temperature in Chicago is 104 degrees; the hottest recorded day in Chicago history. The heat doesn’t stop the Cubs or Dodgers, who play a day game in the unrelenting sun at Wrigley Field. Incredibly, 17,000+ fans come out to smolder in the steamy hot ballpark and wat...