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This Day Chicago Cubs History - Ken Hubbs Dies Tragically In A Plane Crash

This Day Chicago Cubs History - Ken Hubbs Dies Tragically In A Plane Crash

February 13, 1964 - Ken Hubbs, 2nd baseman for the Chicago Cubs dies tragically in a plane crash at the age of 22. Hubbs was killed in a plane crash near Provo, Utah prior to the 1964 season. During his short big-league career (1961 to 1963), he was considered to be an excellent fielder. Assessments of his hitting were more mixed. In 1962, Hubbs became the first rookie to win a Gold Glove Award. He would set several fielding records that season. His achievements helped him win the National League Rookie of the Year Award that season.At the time of his death,...

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Watch: The Evolution of Wrigley Field, Home of The Chicago Cubs

Watch: The Evolution of Wrigley Field, Home of The Chicago Cubs

Wrigley Field sure has changed since it opened in 1914! See pictures and listen to commentary during this 4-minute long video that any Chicago Cubs fan will enjoy.

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Andre Dawson was Intentionally Walked 5 Times During a Game on May 24, 1990

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Andre Dawson was Intentionally Walked 5 Times During a Game on May 24, 1990

(Flickr: John) On May 24, 1990, Andre Nolan Dawson, outfielder for the Chicago Cubs, was walked intentionally five times by the Cincinnati Reds to break the record shared by Roger Maris and Garry Templeton. During his 21-year Major League Baseball career, Dawson was known by many names, including: "The Hawk" and "Awesome Dawson.” During his MLB career that spanned more than two decades, Dawson played for four different teams as a center and right fielder. He spent a majority of his time in the pros playing for the Montreal Expos (1976–1986) and the Chicago Cubs (1987–1992). Dawson was an 8-time...

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