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By bullpenbrian - January 17, 2011 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Born in Bakersfield, CA.
Second, Third & First baseman.
College World Series winner with LSU.
Took home that series’ MOP Award.
College Baseball HOF, 2009.
Played three seasons with Cubs.
Platooned mostly with Neifi Perez.
Traded by Cubs to San Diego in 2006.
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By bullpenbrian - January 10, 2011 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Traded to Chicago from L.A.
Played eight seasons with the Cubs.
Hit .300 or better four times.
His .324 avg. lead the NL in 1980.
Was an All Star for the Cubs in 1981.
Twice finished in the top-10 for league MVP.
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By bullpenbrian - January 3, 2011 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Is a right-handed switch-hitting infielder.
Attended the University of Tennessee.
Traded to the Cubs from Baltimore in Dec. 1999.
Played four seasons in Chicago, 2000-03.
Batted .299 at Triple-A Iowa in 2002.
Went 4-for-9 against the Cubs in the 2007 NLDS.
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By bullpenbrian - December 27, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Traded to Cubs from Texas in 1988.
Wore No.28 during his two seasons in Chicago.
Made his lone NL All Star squad in 1989.
Traded to Philadelphia in 1991.
Saved 43 games for the Phillies in 1993.
Earned 192 saves over 11 seasons–52 with the Cubs.
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By bullpenbrian - December 20, 2010 - 12:02 am Leave a comment.

Played 19 seasons for the Cubs.
Including 16 World Series games.
Was a six-time All Star and the 1935 NL MVP.
Nicknamed Old Tomato Face.
Born on Dec. 20, 1900.
Died in 1972 in Park Ridge, Illinois.
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By bullpenbrian - December 13, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Was the second overall pick in 1986 amateur draft.
Had the game winning hit for the NL in the ’94 All Star Game.
Hit .312 with 3 HR & 9 RBI in the ’97 World Series.
Tore his ACL in a treadmill accident.
Prefered urinating on hands instead of batting gloves.
Stop blaming Bartman!
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By bullpenbrian - December 6, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Born in Belleville, Illinois.
Pitched at Illinois State University.
Played for both the Cubs and White Sox.
Posted a 1.94 ERA in 69 appearances in 2005.
Won MLB’s ‘Setup Man of the Year Award’ the same year.
Left-handed specialist.
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By bullpenbrian - November 29, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Played college ball for Indiana University.
Set schools records in RS, 2B, 3B and stolen bases.
Played on the 1988 U.S. Olympic national team.
First second baseman in NL history to turn an unassisted triple play.
Traded to the Cubs for Doug Glanville.
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By bullpenbrian - November 22, 2010 - 12:01 am 4 comments.

Is a Chicago native.
Pitched two seasons in the majors.
Made his debut on September 11, 1981.
Made his final appearance on September 11, 1982.
Has two World Series rings.
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By bullpenbrian - November 15, 2010 - 12:01 am Leave a comment.

Managed two seasons in Chicago.
Posted a 127-158 (.446) record with the Cubs.
Was born in Philadelphia.
Also skippered the Phillies for two seasons.
Recently named a special assistant to Braves GM Frank Wren.
“85-percent of the fu**ing world’s working, and the other 15 come out here…”
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