• EveryCubEver

    Frank Schulte

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 12th, 2024
    ~Bob Thorpe 1935–1960 (Cubs 1955) Thorpe was a minor league phenom, winning 28 games in the lower minors in 1954. The Cubs brought him all the way up the big leagues the following season, and he pitched in a few games out of the bullpen at the beginning of 1955. He wore the now retired [&hellip...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 17th, 2023
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    ~Wildfire Schulte 1882–1949 (Cubs 1904-1916) Wildfire (real name Frank) didn’t get his nickname for his style of play (although he stole home 22 times), or his tendency to hit the town (although Frank Chance used to chide him for that in the press). He got it because he named his favorite pony ...