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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 10th, 2024
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    ~Jim Hickman 1937–2016 (Cubs 1969-1973) After eight forgettable seasons with three different teams, Jim Hickman was magically transformed from a perennial struggler to a powerful slugger. In 1970 at the age of 33, “Gentleman Jim” somehow batted .315, with 32 home runs, 115 runs batted in, and 1...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Feb 14th, 2024
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    ~Ace Stewart 1869–1912 (Colts 1895) Ace wasn’t given that nickname because of his stellar play, his real first name was Asa, and Ace was just a shortened way of saying that. The Indiana native (Terre Haute) was a second baseman for Chicago in his only big league season, and was a bit of a...