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    Lou Piniella

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Sep 30th, 2021
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    ~William Wrigley Jr. 1861–1932 (Cubs owner 1918-1932) William Wrigley LOVED baseball. He didn’t buy the Cubs as an investment. He bought the team because he loved the game, and had since he was a boy in Philadelphia. It killed him that his dad made him work at a young age, because every day he ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jun 27th, 2021
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    ~Jim Edmonds 1970– (Cubs 2008) Edmonds was an eight-time Gold Glover and four-time All-Star with the Angels and Cardinals before coming to the Cubs from the Padres in the middle of the 2008 season. He had been a hated rival while a member of the World Series champion Cardinals, but Cubs fans wa...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 30th, 2021
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    ~Turk Lown 1924–2016 (Cubs 1951-1958) His real name was Omar Joseph Lown, but everyone called him Turk because he loved to eat turkey. The Cubs thought he was a starter, but after his 16-27 record as a starter — with an ERA over five, they moved him to the bullpen once and for all in […]...