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Baseball history unpacked, September 20

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Baseball history unpacked, September 17

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Cubs historical sleuthing: Roberto Clemente edition

Two Hall of Famers battle each other in this classic photo.

Baseball history unpacked, September 15

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Baseball history unpacked, September 13

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Would you have let Brewers starter Corbin Burnes try to finish his no-hitter?

The Milwaukee starter was dominant for eight innings Saturday night.

Baseball history unpacked, September 10

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Today in Cubs history: Leon Durham walks it off

A long-ago walkoff home run is worth noting. Let’s remember a guy!

Baseball history unpacked, September 8

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

The story of Bob ‘Hurricane’ Hazle, the 1950s version of Frank Schwindel

Frank The Tank is a modern-day version of this 1950s hitter.

Baseball history unpacked, September 6

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Baseball history unpacked, September 3

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Javier Báez did something Tuesday that had been done just once before in MLB history

He had an RBI for multiple teams on the same day. And a Cubs player did the same thing more than 40 years ago.

Baseball history unpacked, September 1

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Baseball history unpacked, August 30

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Today in Cubs history: The sale to Tribune Co. is completed... but not until after an objection

A shareholder raised a challenge to Tribco’s purchase, the last gasp of the Wrigley-era ownership.

Baseball history unpacked, August 27

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Today in Cubs history: The time Leo Durocher ripped a phone off the Astrodome dugout wall

It was a different time.

Think this week’s weather is bad? Here’s a 9-game homestand where the Cubs had four postponements

That 2018 homestand was very, very cold and wet.

Baseball history unpacked, August 25

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Today in Cubs history: Ernie Banks hits his 512th and final home run

It happened near the end of a Hall of Fame career.

Baseball history unpacked, August 23

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

A look back at the 1994 Cubs’ 12-game home losing streak

... since the 2021 Cubs have now tied it.

Baseball history unpacked, August 20

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Ranking the worst teams in Cubs history: Will the 2021 club join them?

This isn’t pretty, but... here we are.

Baseball history unpacked, August 18

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

A look at the Cubs’ franchise-record 14-game losing streak in 1997

If you didn’t live through this one... it was bad.

Baseball history unpacked, August 16

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Baseball history unpacked, August 13

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Baseball history unpacked, August 11

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Baseball history unpacked, August 9

A thrice-weekly look at #Cubs and #MLB history. Plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives.

Today in Cubs history: The story of Angel Hernandez and Steve McMichael

The former Bears star had some words for the plate umpire during the seventh-inning stretch.

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