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Outfielder Billy Williams

Outfielder Billy Williams doffed his cap to the Wrigley Field crowd after receiving a trophy marking his 896th consecutive game, a National league record on June 29, 1967. Williams was a six-time all-star, the 1961 National League Rookie of the Year and was only the second Cub to have his number retired. Williams was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987. Tribune archive photo
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