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By Art Ahrens

The Chicago Cubs of the mid-1920s via 1940 have been the most proficient and interesting ball golf equipment the town ever produced. The Northsiders loved 14 consecutive successful seasons and claimed the nationwide League pennant 4 occasions (1929, 1932, 1935, and 1938), yet fell to a dominant American League membership in each one global sequence visual appeal. 4 mythical baseball names led those Cub groups in this notable stretch. 3 finally landed in Cooperstown (McCarthy, Hornsby, Hartnett), and lots of think the fourth (Grimm) must have joined them. This used to be additionally the period while Cubs Park was once reworked into Wrigley box, below the assistance of invoice Veeck Jr., with its trademark bricks and ivy, hand-operated scoreboard, and outfield bleachers.

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