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    Champ Summers

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 21st, 2023
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    ~Jim Todd 1947– (Cubs 1974, 1977) Todd was drafted by the Cubs and made his debut with them in 1974. He didn’t pitch badly, but the Cubs traded him to Oakland for Champ Summers. Todd pitched well for the A’s, saving 12 games in ’75 and four more in ’76. The Cubs liked what they […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 15th, 2023
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    ~Billy Williams 1938– (Cubs 1959-1974) Billy Williams got his nickname (“Sweet Swingin’ Billy from Whistler”) because of his nearly perfect swing and his hometown: Whistler, Alabama. He played for the Cubs from 1959-1974 and is simply one of the greatest players to ever wear a Cubs uniform. Swe...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Jun 21st, 2021
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    On this first day of summer, we remember fan favorite Champ. This is his profile from our EVERY CUB EVER feature… ~Champ Summers 1946 (Cubs 1975-1976) Summers received his nickname “Champ” from his father: “Dad took one look at me when I was born and said, He looks like heR...