Jimmy Terry was always itching to top his last stunt. Before his untimely demise, Chicago was the playground for his most jaw-dropping antics.
Ferd Himme’s instructional cartoons graced the pages of the CTA’s employee magazine for nearly 30 years.
Once upon a time, Richard J. Daley hired the Cardinals legend and former Cubs manager to lead a program to teach 200,000 Chicago kids how to play baseball, in order to combat juvenile delinquency—despite Hornsby’s considerable deficits as a role model.
Ellis Bennett, who made a living as a duck hunting guide on Wolf Lake, lived illegally in the Delaware House for almost 30 years.