• EveryCubEver

    Mickey Owen

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 4th, 2024
    ~Mickey Owen 1916–2005 (Cubs 1949-1951) Mickey led a fascinating life in and out of baseball. He was a four-time All-Star with the Brooklyn Dodgers during early 40s, and though he set a fielding record as a catcher in 1941, he is best remembered for a fielding error he made in Game 4 of the Wor...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Wrigley Field Memories
    Feb 9th, 2020
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    As the nation gathers around the television this weekend to watch the Academy Awards, Just One Bad Century features some of the Cubs connections to Hollywood over the years. BEFORE HOLLYWOOD Essanay Studios 1907-1917 Not many people realize that Chicago was once the movie capitol of the world. That t...