13 Moments to Forget

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, November 21, 2010

You don't put together a 103-year championship drought without a few infamous and embarrassing moments. Cubs history is full of head-scratching and gut-wrenching moments. I believe these are the 13 worst:

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1932: Babe Ruth's Called Shot

By Chris Rewers on Monday, October 11, 2010

Babe Ruth's "Called Shot" is one of the great legends in the history of baseball and Wrigley Field - but I'm sorry to report that it never happened. It's a case in which sportswriters refused to let the facts get in the way of a great story and as the years have passed, fiction has evolved into fact.

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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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Cardinals 8, Cubs 7

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, September 26, 2010

Heroes: Relievers Justin Berg, Scott Maine, Marcos Mateo, Andrew Cashner, James Russell, and Thomas Diamond combined for 4 2/3 scoreless innings.

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One Hack of a Season

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, September 7, 2010

The story of Hack Wilson's incredible 1930 season began the previous autumn, on Oct. 12, 1929 at Philadelphia's Shibe Park.

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Cubs 7, Mets 6

By Chris Rewers on Friday, September 3, 2010

Hero: Blake DeWitt (2-for-4) hit a two-out, three-run homer into the right-field bleachers off New York starter R.A. Dickey (9-6) to give the Cubs a 7-4 lead in the sixth inning.

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