1935: What A Finish!

By Chris Rewers on Monday, September 27, 2010

It always amuses me when I hear modern players moan about how rough they have it. The complaints include constant travel, having to play day games on dates after night games, and having to play an occasional two-game series.

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2003: When the Cubs Decked the Cards

By Chris Rewers on Monday, September 13, 2010

The rivalry between the Cubs and Cardinals is generally considered as one of the three best in the major leagues, placed on a pedestal alongside the Yankees-Red Sox and Dodgers-Giants antagonisms. But when it comes to late-season drama, Cubs-Cardinals ranks far behind the other two classic rivalries.

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A Record Day for Philibuck

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, August 19, 2010

Florida Marlins rookie right fielder Mike Stanton, who was 20 years, 276 days old when he went 5-for-5 with four RBI at Washington on Aug. 11.

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Win One For Pops

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, April 11, 2010

Nobody has accompanied me to Cubs games at Wrigley Field more than my grandfather.

Pops took me to several games each season. He took me to my first Jacket Day in 1976, he made sure I was at the Friendly Confines the day in 1982 that they retired Ernie Banks' No. 14, and in 1988 he took me to the first scheduled night game at Wrigley Field It was at that game that he bought me my first Wrigley beer.

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Sincerely, JCB

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