• EveryCubEver

    Today’s Cubs Birthdays (January 28)

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Jan 28th, 2024

    Bob Muncrief~Bob Muncrief 1916 (Cubs 1949)
    When the Cubs acquired Muncrief in 1949, he had already pitched in an All-Star Game (1944) and two World Series (1944 with the St. Louis Browns and 1948 with the Cleveland Indians). With the Cubs he didn’t do much. He went 5-6 in 34 games out of the bullpen. He later pitched for the Yankees in their 1951 World Series season.

    ~Wesley Wright 1985 (Cubs 2014)
    Wright signed as a free agent in 2014 and provided a good lefthanded arm out of the bullpen. He appeared in 58 games and posted an ERA of 3.17. He became a free agent after the season.

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