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Feb 11, 2018

The 1918 Chicago Cubs team went to the World Series vs Red Sox

In 1918, the Cubs played in Wrigley Field (but it wasn't called that at the time), made it to the World Series against the Red Sox and Babe Ruth.

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Jan 19, 2018

Great baseball t-shirts for you, your family and friends

Show your love of baseball with these great t-shirts

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Jan 19, 2018

Don Zimmer, an all-star player and great manager.

Known more as the Cubs manager of the 1989 Cubs team, Zimmer also played for Cubs too.

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Jan 02, 2018

Ivan Dejesus, the Cubs shortstop from the late 1970's and early 1980's

Ivan Dejesus was a Cubs shortstop with good speed. He led the NL in Runs Scored in 1978.

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Jan 01, 2018

Ted Lilly, a hard-nosed former Cubs pitcher who was a fan favorite

Ted Lilly was a top of the rotation pitcher for 2 Cubs playoff teams (2007 & 2008). His 17 Wins were 3rd in NL and he was an all-star in 2009.

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Dec 31, 2017

Bob Dernier, the leadoff hitter for the 1984 Chicago Cubs

Bob Dernier was one part of the Cubs "Daily Double" with Ryne Sandberg for the 1984 Chicago Cubs. A great leadoff hitter, He won Gold Glove in 1984.

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Dec 31, 2017

Bill Madlock, a very short but eventful career in Chicago Cubs history

Bill Madlock in his short career with the Chicago Cubs won 2 batting titles for the team in just 3 years with the team. A great final day in 1976 wins the title from Ken Griffey Sr.

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Dec 19, 2017

Gabby Hartnett, the greatest Catcher in Cubs History

Gabby Hartnett is regarded as the greatest Catcher in Cubs history, a great defender, hitter for both power and average. His Homer in the Gloamin helped the Cubs to the 1938 World Series.

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Dec 11, 2017

Bill Buckner is one of the greatest first baseman in Chicago Cubs history

Bill Buckner was a great player for the Cubs, winning a batting title in 1980. Buckner has also been hitting coach in the Cubs minor league system.

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Dec 11, 2017

Ferguson "Fergie" Jenkins, one of the greatest pitchers in Cubs history.

Fergie Jenkins is one of the greatest Pitchers in Cubs history. He holds the Cubs record of 6 20-win seasons with the team. He had 7 in his major league career.

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