• EveryCubEver

    Mike Paul

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Apr 18th, 2022
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    ~Mike Paul 1945– (Cubs 1973-1974) The Cubs acquired Paul from the Texas Rangers for Larry Gura during the 1973 season. He pitched pretty well out of the bullpen at the end of the 1973 season, but the Cubs released him in April of the following season. Larry Gura, on the other hand, went on to [...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Nov 26th, 2021
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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...