A Little Chicago Cubs History

History of the Name:

Chicago White Stockings 1876- 1893
Chicago Colts 1894-1897
Chicago Orphans 1898-1901
Chicago Cubs 1902-Present
(Nicknamed the Cubs because the number of young players they had on their team and the nickname stuck)
 
History of the Stadiums:
State Street Grounds  1876-1877
Lakefront Park 1878-1884
West Side Park 1885-1891
Southside Park 1891-1893
West Side Grounds 1893-1915
Wrigley Field  1916- Present*
            Known as Weeghman Park 1916-1917 & Cubs Park 1918-1925

History of the Success:
World Champions: 1907, 1908
World Series Appearances: 1906, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1918, 1929, 1932, 1935, 1938, 1945
LCS Appearances: 1984, 1989, 2003
NL Champions: 1876, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1885, 1886 (1st team to win three straight)
Division Champions: 1984, 1989, 2003, 2007, 2008
Wild Card: 1998

History of Retired Numbers:

10 Ron Santo 3B 1960-1973
14 Ernie Banks SS & 1B 1953-1971
23 Ryne Sandberg 2B 1982-94, 96-97
26 Billy Williams OF 1959- 1974
31 Ferguson Jenkins RHP 66-73, 82-83
31 Greg Maddux RHP 1986-92, 04-06
42 Jackie Robinson (Retired by MLB)
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