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Cubs Calendar 2/4/12 - Kiner


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#1 Fishin Phil

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 03:15 AM

Cubs Fact:

Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner was traded by the Cubs to the Indians after the 1954 season.
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#2 Stinky Pete

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Posted 04 February 2012 - 06:47 AM

After hitting 47 homeruns for the last place Pirates, Kiner was given a paycut. When he confronted GM Branch Rickey, Kiner was told, "We finished in last with your homeruns, we can finish in last with out them!!"

Or something like that.

Curious to go look who the Cubs got back for Kiner...

#3 Fishin Phil

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 03:11 AM

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