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    Dennis Lamp

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 23rd, 2021
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    ~Dennis Lamp 1952– (Cubs 1977-1981) His major league debut came late in the 1977 season, when he was called up to help out the fading Cubs team that had started so strong that season. Judging by his 6.30 ERA, he wasn’t quite ready for prime time. Lamp was a member of the starting rotation the [...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 29th, 2021
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    ~Ken Kravec 1951– (Cubs 1981-1982) Kravec had been a 15-game winner for the White Sox just a few years before he was acquired by the Cubs in a rare crosstown trade (for Dennis Lamp). This one worked out for the Cubs, but not in the way you might expect. Kravec was terrible as a Cubs […]...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Jun 4th, 2021
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    June 5, 1985 The Cubs played the game featured in the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. If you’ve seen the movie, you probably remember the three goof offs spending the day at the ballpark. It wasn’t a recreated game–it was an actual Wednesday afternoon game at Wri...