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    Heinz Becker

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1945
    Sep 27th, 2021
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    This week (Sept 27-Oct 3) during the last year the Cubs went to the World Series (before 2016)… In Baseball *THE CUBS WIN THE PENNANT! THE CUBS WIN THE PENNANT! *The Chicago Tribune reports the good news this way: AFTER SEVEN YEARS, CHICAGO HAS A CHAMPION AGAIN! The Cubs will meet the American ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 26th, 2021
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    ~Sparky Adams 1894–1989 (Cubs 1923-1927) His real name was Earl John Adams, and he was an energetic little guy; only 5’5″. Adams spent 1923 and 1924 as the Cubs’ semi-regular shortstop, but came into his own when he was switched to second base after George Grantham was traded to Pittsburgh for ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Sep 21st, 2019
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    Today is the first day of Oktoberfest in Munich, so we are honoring all of the Cubs players born in Germany. There are more than you think… ~Heinz Becker 1915 (Cubs 1943-1946) Rollie Zeider, a player on the 1918 pennant winning Cubs, was famously nicknamed Bunions. But he wasn’t the only ...