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Baseball history unpacked, January 2

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Bill comes due, and other stories

A wildly popular Cubs-centric look at baseball’s past. Here’s a handy Cubs timeline, to help you follow along as we review select scenes from the rich tapestry of Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball history.

Today in baseball history:

  • 1879 - The Northwestern League is organized in Rockford, Illinois. The minor league circuit, which includes teams from Davenport, Omaha, Dubuque, and Rockford, will be defunct before the season ends.

There were more iterations of this league. Check the article embedded in the link.

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