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Jun 18, 2017

Rick Sutcliffe, a great Cubs pitcher for the 1984 Cubs playoff team

Rick Sutcliffe came to the Cubs in a trade by Dallas Green in 1984. He went 16-1 for the Cubs, winning NL Cy Young and helping the team get to just one win short of a World Series.

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Jun 11, 2017

Carlos Zambrano, a great pitcher for the Cubs who played on 2003 playoff team.

Carlos Zambrano had a turbelent time with the Cubs. His temper got the best of them on multiple occassions, but he was one of the best pitchers in Cubs history

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May 31, 2017

Randy Hundley, a great Cubs catcher in the late 1960's, early 1970's

Randy Hundley was a work horse catcher for some great Cubs teams in the 1960's. His Cubs career WAR of 12.8 is 5th behind Gabby Hartnett, King Kelly, Johnny Kling & Jody Davis.

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May 01, 2017

Keith Moreland, a key player for the 1984 Chicago Cubs, NL East Champions

Keith Moreland was one of the Cubs players brought in by Dallas Green from his former team, the Philadelphia Phillies. Moreland helped the Cubs win the 1984 NL East Title

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Apr 30, 2017

May 2, 1917. At Weegham Park, Hippo Vaughn & Fred Toney pitch double no-hitter

May 2, 1917. Hippo Vaughn & Fred Toney both pitch 9 no-hit innings. The Reds win the game in the 10th inning as Fred Toney completes a 10 inning no-hitter

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Apr 30, 2017

Hippo Vaughn was one of the great Cubs pitchers of all-time

Hippo Vaughn, pitched 9 seasons for the Cubs. He won 20 games in a season 5 times and took a no-hitter in the 10th inning while Fred Toney of Reds did also. The only double no-hitter in MLB history.

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Apr 23, 2017

Glen Hobbie was a regular member of the Cubs rotation for 8 years with Cubs.

Glen Hobbie was a teammate of Ernie Banks and was a regular member of the Cubs rotation in the late 1950s and ealry 1960s.

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Apr 23, 2017

Rick Monday rescues American flag at Dodger Stadium on April 15, 1976

Rick Monday rescues American flag on April 25, 1976. Rick Monday flag burning video

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Apr 12, 2017

Walt "Moose" Moryn, a great outfielder for the Cubs in the 1950's

Walt Moryn, who has one of my favorite Cubs nicknames (Moose) was a productive outfielder for the Cubs of the late 1950's. He played with Cubs great, Ernie Banks

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Apr 04, 2017

The Cubs are World Champs!! Here is how it began in April of 2016

Cubs World Champs. Here is how it all began in April of 2016

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