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Baseball history unpacked, February 11

So long, Mad Dog, and other stories

Bill Madlock
Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Nightclub & Bar Show

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. The embedded links often point to articles that I’ve chosen as illustrative of the scenes, from The Society for American Baseball Research, reproductions of period newspapers, images, and other such material. It’s all lightly unpacked and tidied up, just for you.

You might learn something, but mostly, it’s for fun!

Today in baseball history:

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Thanks for reading. #Cubsnews