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Fred Hayner, of Lake Forest, helped name the Chicago Cubs. Photo Submitted
David Forlow, Contributing Columnist
2:55 pm CDT September 13, 2018
In 1876, a baseball team on the North side of Chicago became a charter member of the National League. They were called the White Stockings. Future Hall of Famer Cap Anson was the team player manager by 1890. Anson was quite a bit older than most of his younger players, so he was given the nickname “Pop”.