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Cubs: Fergie Jenkins did things most modern pitchers cannot fathom

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I’m well into my seventh decade as a Chicago Cubs fan. In that time I’ve seen a lot of players come and go, from Chuck Connors and Hank Sauer to Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo.

Perhaps you’ve heard about the new statue coming to Wrigley Field and you’re wondering about this Fergie Jenkins guy? Watch out, I’m about to involve you in a family argument.

Recreational arguments about the Cubs – a pastime in my family

The news of the Jenkins statue coming to Wrigley put me in a nostalgic mood.