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    John Briggs

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jan 24th, 2022
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    ~Cliff Heathcoate 1898 (Cubs 1922-1930) He became a Cub in 1922 when he was traded to the team between games of a double header with the Cardinals. The Cardinals got Max Flack in return, and both players played for both teams that day. Cliff was an excellent defensive outfielder and played with the C...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week In Wrigley History
    Sep 3rd, 2021
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    September 3, 1936. A police officer may have cost the Cubs a victory. Henry Hanson was an ordinary Chicago cop. He was working security at a Cubs-Dodgers game. In the first inning of the game, young Cubs first baseman Phil Cavarretta hit a ball down the right field line, right were Hanson was standin...