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    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Oct 20th, 2021
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    ~Wid Matthews 1896–1965 (Cubs GM 1950-1956) When Matthews came to the Cubs in 1950, he arrived with a sparkling reputation. Wid had been an assistant to Branch Rickey with the Dodgers, and he promised to return the Cubs to their glory days. He did do one thing that was long overdue before he le...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Feature
    Sep 21st, 2019
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    Today is the first day of Oktoberfest in Munich, so we are honoring all of the Cubs players born in Germany. There are more than you think… ~Heinz Becker 1915 (Cubs 1943-1946) Rollie Zeider, a player on the 1918 pennant winning Cubs, was famously nicknamed Bunions. But he wasn’t the only ...