• EveryCubEver

    Smokey Burgess

    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...