First name for Chicago Cubs
Before you knew the club for Chicago Cubs, the team used to go by a different name. From 1876 – 1894, they were known as Chicago White Stockings. Either way, they were OTP.
Four seasons, four awards
Greatest number of wins in a single season
Everyone remembers the Chicago Cubs in 2016, when the team managed to collect 103 wins in a season. Although this number is impressive, it doesn’t match their all-time record of 116 victories in 1906. Either way, they still go to spring training every year. The FOMO in that 2016 season was intense. Many still share HIFW the Cubbies won it all, and there are tons of GIF and MEME floating around on Youtube, Twitter, and Tiktok.
Song about Chicago Cubs by Eddie Vedder
Eddie Vedder, the lyricist, lead vocalist, and guitarist, for Pearl Jam, is well-known to be a Chicago Cubs fan. He even wrote a song about the club, which goes by the title “All The Way.”
Mordecai Brown, a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, had only three fingers on his pitching arm. However, that didn’t stop him from ending his career with a 2.06 earned run average (ERA) and 1375 strikeouts.
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