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Baseball history unpacked, May 25

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one threw well out of the pen.

Baseball history unpacked, May 23

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one celebrates Mr. Cub himself!

Baseball history unpacked, May 20

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one had an unfortunate fate.

Today in Wrigley Field history: Jackie Robinson made his Wrigley debut 75 years ago

It brought the largest regular-season crowd in Wrigley history.

Here are all the Cubs who have homered in their first major league at-bat

Cubs players famous — and not — have accomplished this feat.

Baseball history unpacked, May 18

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. Happy birthday to Eric Young, Sr.

Baseball history unpacked, May 16

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. A historically big day for Sammy Sosa. Happy birthday Big Daddy!

Today in Cubs history: The Cubs vs. Cardinals typhoon game

This was the first time anyone could remember a game played in weather conditions like this.

Baseball history unpacked, May 11

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one threw a no-hitter as a Cub. Happy birthday, Milt!

Baseball history unpacked, May 9

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one passes the Turing test.

Today in Cubs history: Celebrating the day Kerry Wood struck out 20 Astros

It is arguably the most dominant pitching performance in MLB history.

Baseball history unpacked, May 6

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one had a long bad luck streak.

Baseball history unpacked, May 4

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one was a real Tiger.

Baseball history unpacked, May 2

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one probably shouldn’t be on the field except with a bat.

Today in Cubs history: The Cubs walk off the Phillies in the 12th inning

The 2022 Cubs haven’t been so good lately, so let’s remember a good game, and a guy, from the past!

Baseball history unpacked, April 29

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one had a cup of coffee and that’s it.

Baseball history unpacked, April 27

A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. Whole lotta no-hitters.

Baseball history unpacked, April 25

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one’s for Old Glory and Monday.

Baseball history unpacked, April 22

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. Today’s player was once a fightin Phil.

Baseball history unpacked, April 20

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. The Cubs smoke the competition in a joint effort.

Baseball history unpacked, April 18

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one isn’t long-lasting and loses its flavor when kept on the bedpost overnight.

Today in Cubs history: Burt Hooton throws a no-hitter

This was quite the season debut.

Baseball history unpacked, April 15

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one goes good with gravy.

Baseball history unpacked, April 13

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one was a genuine maverick with a flair for promotions.

Baseball history unpacked, April 11

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one has dinosaur eggs.

Today in Cubs history: The time an umpire warned fans about throwing snowballs on the field

It was a cold, cold Opening Day.

Today in Cubs history: Willie Smith walks it off on Opening Day

To this day, many consider this the most memorable Opening Day in franchise history.

Baseball history unpacked, April 8

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one once walked Trevor Cahill with the bases full. You could look it up.

Baseball history unpacked, April 6

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from allegedly reputable sources. This one has a work stoppage.

Today in Cubs history: The Cubs win their first game under Tribune Co. management

And, it was Harry Caray’s Cubs television debut.

Baseball history unpacked, April 4

A thrice-weekly compendium,. replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids gathered from reputable sources. Tuffy Rhodes Day!

Today in Cubs history: The Cubs score 16 runs on Opening Day

This season began well. After that? Not so much.

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