Joe Tinker was born on this day in 1880
June 27 was “Brooklyn Day” at the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago
The Chicago White Stockings get the first walk-off win in major league history,
Cubs Play their First Game at Weeghman Park
George Altman was born on this day in 1933
Feb. 10, 1914: Johnny Evers resigns as player-manager of the Cubs.
Feb. 9, 1889: Albert Spalding’s Chicago White Stockings play The Pyramid Game in Giza, Egypt.
Feb. 6, 1927: Forrest “Smoky” Burgess born in Caroleen, North Carolina. The 18-year major league catcher and 6-time All-Star debuted with the Cubs
West Side Park at Polk & Wolcott