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Forgiveness Is a Double Play

By Tom Siebert From 1902–1912, Joe Tinkers, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance formed the most famous double-play combination in baseball history. The Chicago Cubs trio was poetry in motion, and in fact, a now-fabled poem was written about them. “Tinkers … Continue reading

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Ernie Banks: He Was Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

By Tom Siebert One cold April afternoon at Wrigley Field, I was among a throng of kids hovering over the third base wall, asking Ernie Banks for his autograph. But with each signing, Mr. Cub kept demurring, “I have to … Continue reading

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