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    Lefty

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 28th, 2021
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    ~Dick Gernert 1928–2017 (Cubs 1960) He was the nephew of fellow Cub Dim Dom Dallessandro. Gernert had a few good years with the Red Sox before coming to the Cubs. The outfielder/first baseman had 100 career homers on his resume when he arrived at Wrigley Field. Unfortunately for the Cubs, he di...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 3rd, 2021
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    ~Luis Gonzalez 1967– (Cubs 1995-1996) Luis Gonzalez obviously got his nickname from his last name, because he already had it when he was on the Cubs, and he obviously didn’t hit like a Gonzo in Chicago (22 home runs in his 1 ½ years with the team). It’s not as if Gonzo’s Cubs career was [&helli...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jul 30th, 2021
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    ~Steve Trout 1957– (Cubs 1983-1987) Steve Trout was nicknamed Rainbow by his high school teammates for obvious reasons…the Rainbow Trout. He was a flaky lefty who probably would have been nicknamed Dizzy if not for his father who already laid claim to the nickname. (Dizzy Trout pitched for the ...