• EveryCubEver

    Phillip K. Wrigley

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 5th, 2021
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    ~Norm McMillan 1895–1969 (Cubs 1928-1929) Called “Bub” because of his southern origins, Norm McMillan’s most productive season came in 1929 with the Chicago Cubs when he hit .271 in 459 at-bats with 5 home runs and 55 runs batted in. He also had 13 stolen bases. That season Bub was involved in ...
    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
    Aug 28th, 2021
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    ~Charlie Grimm 1898–1983 (Cubs player 1925-1936, Cubs manager 1932-1938, 1944-1949, 1960) They called Charlie Grimm “Jolly Cholly” because he was a fun-loving guy who always seemed to be happy during his 20 seasons as a player. He played the banjo to loosen up the team on long train rides, and ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
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    Jul 28th, 2021
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    ~Joe E. Brown 1891–1973 (Cubs fan/movie star) His name isn’t remembered by many people today, but Joe E. Brown was an actor, comedian, and baseball nut. He was also one of the biggest movie stars in America during the 1930s. He made his mark in a series of baseball movies, and in his two ...