• EveryCubEver

    Scott Hairston

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 27th, 2021
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    ~Emil Verban 1915–1989 (Cubs 1948-1950) Verban was a second baseman for the Cubs. They called him the Antelope because of his speed early in his career, but by the time Verban played in Chicago, he wasn’t exactly tearing up the base paths. In his three seasons with the Cubs he stole a total of ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 29th, 2021
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    ~Jerry Hairston Jr. 1976 (Cubs 2005-2006) Hairston’s claim to fame in Chicago will always be that he was the player the Cubs got in exchange for Sammy Sosa. He had a decent if unspectacular debut season with the Cubs as a jack-of-all-trades utility man, but the following year the Cubs were desp...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    May 25th, 2021
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    ~Jim Marshall 1931– (Cubs 1958-1959, Cubs manager 1974-1976) Marshall was both a player and a manager with the Cubs, although neither part of his career was particularly memorable. His best season as a player was in 1959. He got the most playing time of his career (331 AB) and hit 11 HR. As a m...