A Tribute to the 1998 Chicago Cubs

Joel Reuter@JoelReuterBRFeatured ColumnistMay 11, 2009

A Tribute to the 1998 Chicago Cubs

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    20 Sep 1998: Sammy Sosa #21of the Chicago Cubs tips his hat to the cheering crowd as he runs by during the game against the Cincinnatie Reds at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Reds defeated the Cubs 7-3.

Manager

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    21 Feb 1998: Jim Riggleman of the Chicago Cubs at Spring Training at the Hohokam Park in Mesa, Arizona.

Catcher

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    10 May 1998:  Catcher Scott Servais of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  The Giants beat the Cubs 3-0. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Stockman  /Allsport

First Base

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    2 Jun 1998:  Mark Grace #17 of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the Florida Marlins at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Marlins 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

Second Base

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    18 Apr 1998:  Infielder Mickey Morandini of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Dodgers 8-1. Mandatory Credit: Harry How  /Allsport

Third Base

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    18 Jun 1998:   Jose Hernandez #18 of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Phillies 12-5. Mandatory Credit: David Seelig  /Allsport

Shortstop

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    18 Jun 1998:  Jeff Blauser #4 of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Phillies 12-5. Mandatory Credit: David Seelig  /Allsport

Left Field

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    15 Mar 2000:  Henry Rodriguez #40 of the Chicago Cubs at bat during the Spring Training Game against the Milwaukee Brewers at the HoHoKam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona. The Cubs defeated the Brewers 10-4. Mandatory Credit: Donald Miralle  /Allsport

Center Field

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    9 Mar 1998:  Outfielder Lance Johnson of the Chicago Cubs in action during a spring training game against the Anaheim Angels at the Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.  The Cubs won the game, 10-2. Mandatory Credit: Jed Jacobsohn  /Allsport

Right Field

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    13 Sep 1998:  Sammy Sosa #21 of the Chicago Cubs hits his 62nd home run during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Brewers 11-10. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport USED

Starting Pitcher No. 1

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    20 May 1998:  Kevin Tapani, #36 of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Dodgers 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Stockman  /Allsport

Starting Pitcher No. 2

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    26 Jul 1998:  Pitcher Kerry Wood #34 of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the New York Mets at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Mets 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

Starting Pitcher No. 3

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    28 Sep 1998:  Pitcher Steve Trachsel #46 of the Chicago Cubs throws a pitch during a game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Giants 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

Starting Pitcher No. 4

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    19 Jun 1998: Mark Clark #54 of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Phillies defeated the Cubs 9-8.

Starting Pitcher No. 5

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    18 Jun 1998:  Jeremi Gonzalez #30 of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Phillies 12-5. Mandatory Credit: David Seelig  /Allsport

Left-Handed Relievers

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    22 Jul 1999:  Pitcher Terry Mulholland #45 of the Chicago Cubs winds up for the pitch during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Pirates 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

Right-Handed Relievers

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    16 Apr 1998:  Pitcher Terry Adams of the Chicago Cubs in action during a game against the New York Mets at Shea Stadium in Flushing, New York.  The Cubs defeated the Mets 8-4. Mandatory Credit: David Seelig  /Allsport

Closer

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    28 Sep 1998:  Pitcher Rod Beck #47 of the Chicago Cubs in action during a playoff game against the San Francisco Giants to determine the National League Wild Card winner at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Giants 5-3. Mandatory Cr
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