The Chicago Tribune book of the Chicago Cubs : a decade-by-decade history

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  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chicago : Midway, An Agate Imprint, [2017] ©2017
  • Physical Details
    • vii, 335 pages : illustrations, color ; 29 cm
  • ISBNs 9781572842175, 1572842172
  • OCLC ocn956351807

Summary

  • A decade-by-decade look at Chicago Cubs history collecting original photography, box scores, reproduced articles, new essays, timelines, and more from the Chicago Tribune's vast archives. Curated by Chicago Tribune sports editors, this book covers important moments from the team's beginnings in 1876 to the triumphant 2016 World Series Championship. --

Notes

  • Includes index.

Contents

  • The 1800s: diamonds in the rough -- The 1900s: glory days -- The 1910s: heading for home -- The 1920s: building a foundation -- The 1930s: 0-for-October -- The 1940s: war games -- The 1950s: a lone-star state -- The 1960s: change-makers, heartbreakers -- The 1970s: running on empty -- The 1980s: flipping the switch -- The 1990s: Slammin' Sammy and Kid K -- The 2000s: slipped their grip -- The 2010s: the best-laid plans -- Extra innings: the best of the Cubs. The ballparks ; The trophy case ; The postseason series ; The no-hitters ; The top 5 best trades ; The top 5 worst trades ; The broadcasters ; Legends, curses and myths
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