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    Ethan Allen

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jan 1st, 2024
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    ~Ethan Allen 1904 (Cubs 1936) (Photo: 1933 Goudy Baseball Card) The Cubs were a strong team throughout the 1930s, including the 1936 season. They were the defending National League champions that May when they traded future Hall of Famer Chuck Klein (a relative disappointment with the Cubs) back to t...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 7th, 2023
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    ~Mark Prior 1980– (Cubs 2002-2006) Prior was considered the franchise. He was the second overall pick of the draft, and he pitched like it initially. He finished in the top ten in Rookie of the Year voting in 2002, and then put it all together in 2003. He won 18 games, struck out 245, and [&hel...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Aug 20th, 2023
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    August 22, 1982 The Cubs retire the first number in franchise history: #14 in honor of Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks. No-one had worn #14 since Ernie retired as a coach in 1973, but by raising the #14 flag the Cubs make it official. In the lineup for the Cubs that day is a rookie third […]...