Cubs by the Numbers A Complete Team History of the Chicago Cubs by Uniform Number By Al Yellon, By Kasey Ignarski, By Matthew Silverman, Foreword by Pat Hughes
 
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What do Dizzy Dean, Catfish Metkovich, John Boccabella, Bill Buckner, Mark Prior, and Jason Heyward all have in common? They all wore number 22 for the Chicago Cubs, even though eight decades have passed between the last time Dizzy Dean buttoned up a Cubs uniform with that number and the first time
outfielder Jason Heyward performed the same routine.

Since the Chicago Cubs first adopted uniform numbers in 1932, the team has handed out only 77 numbers to more than 1,500 players. That’s a lot of overlap. It also makes for a lot of good stories. Newly updated, Cubs by the Numbers tells those stories for every Cub since ’32, from current staff ace Jake Arrieta to former third baseman turned division-winning manager Don Zimmer. This book lists the players alphabetically and by number; these biographies help trace the history of baseball’s most beloved team in a new way.

For Cubs fans, anyone who ever wore the uniform is like family. Cubs by the Numbers reintroduces readers to some of their long-lost ancestors, even those they think they already know.

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.

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TitleCubs by the Numbers
SubtitleA Complete Team History of the Chicago Cubs by Uniform Number
AuthorBy Al Yellon, By Kasey Ignarski, By Matthew Silverman, Foreword by Pat Hughes
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSports Publishing
Published6 September 2016
FormatPaperback
ISBN-139781613218792
Pages384
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
Illustrations50 B&W photos.

About the author

Al Yellon is the founder and managing editor of bleedcubbieblue.com, SB Nation's Cubs site, and has written and edited baseball annuals.
Kasey Ignarski is founder and proprietor of the website CubsByTheNumbers.com, which has a listing of every Cub who has ever worn a number.
Matthew Silverman is the coauthor of Mets by the Numbers (with Jon Springer), Red Sox by the Numbers (with Bill Nowlin), and Shea Goodbye (with Keith Hernandez). And he is the author of Mets Essential, Baseball Miscellany, and 100 Things Mets Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die.

"If you bleed true Cubbie blue year-round, or know someone who does, then likely you’ll find this book more interesting than most."
RedEye Chicago
ISBNs: 9781613218792 978-1-61321-879-2 Title: cubs by the numbers category:SPO ISBNs: 9781613218877 978-1-61321-887-7 Title: cubs by the numbers category:SPO 
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