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What It Means to Be a Cub: The North Side's Greatest Players Talk About Cubs Baseball

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Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the Chicago Cubs baseball tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the team. The spirit of Cubs baseball is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the players and managers who made the magic happen over the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved team. Cubs fans will relish the intimate stories told by the ...

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Overview

Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the Chicago Cubs baseball tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the team. The spirit of Cubs baseball is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the players and managers who made the magic happen over the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved team. Cubs fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600782770
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 3/28/2010
  • Series: What It Means to Be Series
  • Pages: 306
  • Sales rank: 933,791
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 9.52 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Vorwald is the executive producer of WGN Sports, overseeing nearly 200 Chicago sports telecasts each year. He has worked in Chicago television for the past three decades, and is the author of Cubs Forever as well as the writer and producer of the documentary by the same name. He lives in Chicago. Ernie Banks is a retired Major League Baseball shortstop and first baseman, and a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. His entire 19-year career was played with the Chicago Cubs, during which he earned honors that include being named an All-Star 14 times, two National League Most Valuable Player awards, and the honor of being the first number retired by the Cubs. He lives in Los Angeles.

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