Chicago Cubs: Five guys you may have forgotten played for them

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There have been plenty of memorable names to have suited up for the Chicago Cubs over the years. There are also plenty who fans may have forgotten about and have to be reminded to remember their tenure in Chicago.

For all you Chicago Cubs history nuts out there, ever look at a box score online of an old Cubs game and see some names on the sheet and go, “Oh yeah! He was a Cub.” Some players who spent time on the north side can be forgotten about for a number of reasons: they did not work out, their time here was brief, or they played on some terrible teams.

Seeing as the Cubs have been around longer than most professional sports franchises in the United States, many names fit these criteria. For this piece though we will pick five. There are certain things to keep in mind before looking at this list.

The main thing is that these names are not some obscure minor leaguers who had a brief time with the Cubs, these are guys relatively known in the baseball world. These are not necessarily all Hall of Famers or All-Stars, but at least veteran guys who have been around long enough for people to at least remember their names. Key is looking at guys we forgot were Chicago Cubs, not those who played.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at this list!