Feb. 10, 1914: Johnny Evers resigns as player-manager of the Cubs.
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Feb. 9, 1889: Albert Spalding’s Chicago White Stockings play The Pyramid Game in Giza, Egypt.
Feb. 7, 1937: Juan Pizarro born in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
Feb. 7, 1876: Pat Moran born in Fitchburg, Mass. Cubs catcher 1906-09.
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
Feb. 2, 1881: Orval Overall born in Farmersville, Calif. Cubs pitcher 1906-13.
Jan. 31, 1931: Ernie Banks is born in Dallas. Cubs shortstop and first baseman 1953-71.
Jan. 23, 1943: A ski jumping competition sponsored by the Norge Ski Club of Cary, Illinois, draws over 6,000 fans to Wrigley Field.