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    Rube Kroh

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Nov 11th, 2021
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    Veteran’s Day is observed on November 11 because 11/11/18 is the day the Armistice was signed to end World War I. The following Cubs served during that War… ~Vic Aldridge 1893 (1917-1924) On the day President Harding died, the Cubs beat the Boston Braves 5-1 thanks to a great pitching per...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 25th, 2021
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    ~Rube Kroh 1886–1944 (Cubs 1908-1910) His real name was Floyd Kroh, but Rube was a common nickname in the first half of last century, indicating that the player was a country boy. Rube Kroh certainly fit that description. He grew up in a small town in New York named Friendship. Kroh’s first sea...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Aug 25th, 2021
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    How long ago was 1908? The city of Chicago has officially gone crazy for the Cubs. The Chicago Tribune sets up an electronic scoreboard outside their headquarters at the corner of Madison & Dearborn to provide “scoring updates” of the Cubs-Giants games in New York. The electronic sco...