While recently blogging about a random Cubs pitcher, Pat Perry, I became immersed in articles from 1988 and 1989. This is the 30th anniversary of the 1989 Cubs “Boys of Zimmer,” a team that reached the postseason after a five year hiatus. This daily series will look back at Chicago Tribune articles and columns from 30 years ago, day by day.
Pitching has been the biggest question mark heading into the 1989 season, and not for lack of talent. Jerome Holtzman breaks down the Cubs bullpen.
Early in spring training, the Cubs still had some big names unsigned.