Author Topic: Cubs History  (Read 27810 times)

Dave23

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 7333
Cubs History
« on: February 16, 2011, 11:56:25 am »
dedicated to the memory of Perry (oldfan) Nichols...we miss ya, oldfan!
« Last Edit: April 15, 2011, 03:54:28 pm by Dave23 »

Social Buttons


FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2011, 01:59:22 pm »
Well, I'm glad I kept the same user name, then.  :)

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2011, 11:02:32 am »
Today's Trivia


1. Which Cubs pitcher was the first pitcher to ever toss a one-hitter in the World Series?
2. Name the five players the Cubs traded to the Boston Braves in exchange for Rogers Hornsby.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2011, 02:25:47 pm by FITS »

Cactus

  • Guest
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2011, 01:59:29 pm »

 
March 1, 1914 - February 18, 1998
 
R.I.P., Harry

Cactus

  • Guest
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2011, 02:10:21 pm »
That wouldn't be a home run in a phone booth
http://www.drodd.com/images6/popfly.wav
 
Here we see Marla Collins without shorts for the first time
http://www.drodd.com/images6/Harry-Marla%20Collins.mp3
 
Many more Harry classics
http://www.drodd.com/html2/harry-caray-sounds.html

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2011, 02:26:12 pm »
Good to see there's no time limit on editing one's own messages.

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2011, 03:14:45 pm »

Trivia Answers


1. The first pitcher to toss a one-hitter in the World Series was Ed Reulbach of the Cubs, who surrendered just a seventh-inning single to White Sox first baseman Jiggs Donahue in Game 2 of the 1906 Fall Classic.
2. On November 7, 1928, the Cubs traded Bruce Cunningham, Percy Jones, Lou Legett, Freddie Maguire, Socks Seibold and $200,000 to the Boston Braves for future Hall of Fame second baseman Rogers Hornsby.

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2011, 11:04:46 am »
Today's Trivia


What Cubs player was the last Major League pitcher to hit a pair of doubles in one inning?

Cactus

  • Guest
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2011, 01:13:19 pm »
Today's Trivia


What Cubs player was the last Major League pitcher to hit a pair of doubles in one inning?

Was he on the mound the day he hit the doubles?

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2011, 01:17:49 pm »
Who said it was a he?  :)

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2011, 01:18:46 pm »
Seriously, if you mean was he pitching the game in which he hit the doubles, I don't know.

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2011, 02:59:48 pm »
Trivia Answer

In the first game of a doubleheader on May 5, 1946, Cubs pitcher Hank Borowy smacked a pair of doubles in one inning, the last Major League pitcher to turn the trick.

Cactus

  • Guest
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2011, 05:45:29 pm »
Scroll down to the bottom.  He became a pitcher later in his career

http://www.baseballlibrary.com/ballplayers/player.php?name=Hal_Jeffcoat_1924&page=chronology

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Re: Cubs History
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2011, 07:04:10 am »
Gotcha.  But he wasn't a pitcher when he had the two doubles in that inning.

FITS

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3211
  • Location: Greensboro, NC
    • HealthSource Nutrition
Today's Trivia
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2011, 11:04:49 am »
What pitcher did the Cubs purchase from the Yankees in July of 1945?