Cubs Fans Finally Exit Purgatory After One Of Baseball's Greatest Games
He remembers being excited about the prospect of living near Phil Cavarretta, a postseason stalwart for the last great run of Cubs teams. (Coincidentally, current Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo wears the same number 44 as Cavarretta). The 1945 season ...
Longtime Chicago-area resident -- my dad -- recalls 1945 Cubs World Series, years of futility: First person
Members of the Chicago Cubs pose for the 1945 team picture in Wrigley Field, Chicago, Aug. 27, 1945. Front row, left to right: Stan Hack, Don Johnson, Harry Lowrey, Phil Cavarretta, Andy Pafko, manager Charley Grimm, Bill Nicholson, Paul Gillespie, Len ...
The 1945 World Series
Bleed Cubbie Blue
The Cubs put up three more runs in the third inning, chasing Newhouser from the game. First baseman Phil Cavarretta homered in the seventh and Nicholson had another RBI single. Meanwhile, Borowy scattered six hits and five walks and pitched a shutout.
All The Cubs Needed To Win A Pennant? Off-The-Charts Hitting And Pitching
Move over, Peanuts Lowrey and Phil Cavarretta: Your 1945 Chicago Cubs are no longer the franchise's most recent pennant winner. The 2016 iteration guaranteed that on a raucous Saturday night at Wrigley Field, as the Cubs defeated the Los Angeles ...