• EveryCubEver

    Matt Garza

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 26th, 2023
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    ~Larry Gura 1947 (Cubs 1970-1973, 1985) Gura didn’t pitch too much for the team that drafted him. He appeared in a total of 54 games over four seasons (mostly out of the bullpen). The Cubs traded him for pitcher Mike Paul. Paul had very little left in the tank. Gura, on the other hand, was [&he...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 27th, 2023
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    ~Emil Verban 1915–1989 (Cubs 1948-1950) Verban was a second baseman for the Cubs. They called him the Antelope because of his speed early in his career, but by the time Verban played in Chicago, he wasn’t exactly tearing up the base paths. In his three seasons with the Cubs he stole a total of ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 16th, 2023
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    ~Justin Grimm 1988– (Cubs 2013-2017) Grimm was acquired in the trade that sent Matt Garza to the Texas Rangers. Grimm was a fairly solid (if inconsistent) reliever for the Cubs during his five seasons in Chicago after having a rougher go of it as a starter for Texas. He also helped out the Cubs...