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Baseball history unpacked, March 15

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Snapshots from the big picture of Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball history.

... on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue brings a you a Cubs-centric look at baseball’s past. Here’s a handy Cubs timeline, to help you follow along as we review select snapshots from the big picture of Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball history.

Today in baseball history:

Cubs birthdays: Roscoe Coughlin, Doc Casey, Dick Scott, Bobby Bonds, Freddie Bynum, Jon Jay, Also notable: Harold Baines HOF.

Bobby Bonds: 14 years, 3 ASG, 5 MVP noms, 3 GG, 57.9 WAR. Make his case for the Hall of Fame.

Harold Baines: 22 years, 6 ASG, 4 MVP noms, 38.7 WAR. Why is he in and not Bonds? Make your case.

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