• EveryCubEver

    Neal Cotts

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Mar 25th, 2024
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    ~Dutch Leonard 1909–1983 (Cubs 1949-1953) Dutch was one of the oldest players to ever suit up for the Cubs, and the oldest player in all of baseball during his time with the Cubs. Dutch was already 40 when the Cubs acquired the four-time All-Star (with the Senators during the war years) in 1949...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Dec 27th, 2023
    ~Dutch McCall 1920 (Cubs 1948) McCall pitched one full season in the majors (1948) as a 27-year-old rookie, and was among the league leaders in several categories, most notably walks and losses. In fact, he set the Cubs record by recording 13 losses in a row. He also led the Cubs in home runs allowed...