• EveryCubEver

    George Altman

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 20th, 2024
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    ~George Altman 1933– (Cubs 1959-1962, 1965-1967) Big George, as he was known, had a few great seasons in the big leagues, and he was wearing a Chicago Cubs uniform when he did it. He joined Chicago after completing his military service and had an immediate impact. His two best seasons came duri...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Oct 16th, 2023
    October 18, 1910 The Cubs played Game 2 of the World Series against the A’s in Philadelphia. The team had to feel like they were snake-bitten that year. With Johnny Evers already sidelined with a broken leg, Mordecai Brown (the scheduled starting pitcher of Game 2 and the team’s best pitc...