In a long awaited comeback, the Chicago Cubs finally broke their losing streak by winning the 2016 World Series. After 108 years, the Cubs basked in their victory at Wrigley Field. In The 50 Greatest Players in Chicago Cubs History, Robert Cohen continues the excitement by celebrating the fifty best players the Cubs have ever had. In this fascinating collection of biographies, statistics, and quotes, a well-defined system is used to rank the players. Memorable players like Ernie Banks, Andre Dawson, Ron Santo, and Ryne Sandberg are all included. This book is sure to spark debate among Cubs fans about who should really be number one.
The 50 Greatest Players in Chicago Cubs History carefully examines the careers of the fifty men who made the greatest impact on one of the most successful franchises in the history of professional sports. Features include quotes from opposing players and former teammates, summaries of each player’s best season, recaps of their most memorable performances, and listings of their notable achievements.
About the Author
Robert W. Cohen was born in the Bronx, New York in 1956. His first published work, A Team For The Ages: Baseball’s All-Time All-Star Team clearly reflects his love of the game of baseball and vast knowledge of the sport. A sports historian, Robert has appeared on numerous sports-talk radio programs around the nation to discuss his previously published works. Robert’s June 2009 release entitled Baseball’s Hall of Fame—Or Hall of Shame? is the most comprehensive book ever written on the Baseball Hall of Fame. Robert is the Content Manager, Editor, and Contributing Writer at TheBaseballPage.com and the author of over a dozen books. Robert currently lives in Clifton, New Jersey.
Praise for author Robert W. Cohen
“Cohen’s choice of players and his rankings will generate plenty of controversy among long-time . . . fans, but the book will appeal to both old and new baseball fans of all ages who admire brilliant individual player careers summarized in crisp biographical sketches and statistics.” American Reference Books Annual
“You will enjoy the stories and statistics. The book will make you think and love baseball. I guarantee that you will learn countless baseball facts that you never knew before. … A great job by Robert Cohen.” Jonathan Hacohen, Founder & Lead Baseball Columnist for MLB reports