Greatest Moments: No. 13, Sam Jones' No-Hitter

By Chris Rewers on Tuesday, January 18, 2011

(Editor's Note: Eighteenth in a series recalling the 30 greatest moments in Cubs history.)

There was no denying that Cubs pitcher Sam "Toothpick" Jones had a live arm. The hard-throwing Jones, an imposing figure who stood 6-feet-4, led the National League in strikeouts in 1955 and 1956.

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The Company Aramis Ramirez Keeps

By Chris Rewers on Wednesday, May 5, 2010

With just 15 hits in his first 101 at-bats entering play on Wednesday - a .149 average - Aramis Ramirez's woeful start is reminiscent of some other unforgettably bad starts by third basemen in the franchise's history.

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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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