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Chicago Cubs That Will NEVER Get Statues

This is a list that could go on ad infinitum. It's a small compendium of some of the worst or most-hated Chicago Cubs in recent memory. Unlike Ron Santo -- who will get a statue outside Wrigley Field on August 10th -- these Cubs will NEVER get a statue. They might not even be allowed back in the stadium. I've left it to 20 Cubs, and stayed fairly recent in the process of selecting them. Feel free to add your...

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Chicago Vince said:

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No Gary Scott? He was the Cubs 3B of the future before Orie.

howarblair said:

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don't forget Ken Reitz frerom St. Louis a bust and the resigning of Gary Gaetti

Matt Lo Cascio said:

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Good call. He was Kevin Orie before Kevin Orie, our next Ron Santo. But I tried to keep it a bit more recent.

Paulie said:

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Totally missed one. #1 Draft Pick Earl Cunningham. All the talent in the world, including at the buffet line. Showed up at training camp at 300 pounds and that was all she wrote.

Tab said:

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There could be a statue of Nomar Garciaparra at the end of the Cubs' bench with a plaque on his groin reading "This crotch cost Cubs fans $36M on useless jerseys in 2004"

Jabez77 said:

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Todd Hundley definitely in the top 5.

Matt Lo Cascio said:

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Oh man-- Earl Cunningham? He was Corey P before Corey P. Hundley is a great call.

Tab- Did we pay Nomar all of that?

Mike d said:

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I was keeping my fingers crossed for Bobby Hill.

planetexpress said:

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What a mean spirited list! Mike Harkey, Mark Prior & Rich Harden actually had winning records with the Cubs and I don't recall anyone booing them off the field...

Matt Lo Cascio said:

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It's not mean-spirited, it's all in fun. Anyway, Bobby Hill is a solid choice too.

Gareth Sleger said:

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Brant Brown, anyone?

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