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throwback Thursday 12/05/2013 1958 Chicago Cubs

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signs of the times

Queen For a day  episode  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy9rbMGSPl4 ( such sad stories)

 the Tunes of 1958 http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=top+40+1958&sm=3

 Inside of Wrigley ( pic from 1962) http://www.bleedcubbieblue.com/2009/12/4/1184643/identify-this-old-wrigley-field

notice no basket on the outfield wall wagon gates( doors on the wall ) are brown not  the current dark green with ads   also remember no lights

you could watch every home game on  WGN Tv  9  with Jack Brickhouse and according to Wikipieda Vince Loyld  Jack Quinlan  and  Lou Boudreau on WGN  Radio ( i’m a bit in the dark  here I thought Lou and Brickhouse always flip floped between TV and radio)

 team finshed tied for 5th in NL 20 games behind the Braves

team batting leaders 

Avg (among  players with  enough AB  to qualify for the  batting title) Ernie Banks .313

HR leader ” ”  47

RBI leader ” ” 129

 No wonder they call Banks Mr. Cub

pitching leaders

 Wins leader Glen Hobbie 10

SO  Leader  Dick Drott 127

Era (Among qualifers) Glen Hobbie  3.74

 

 

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