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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #45 on: April 06, 2011, 02:47:02 pm »
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1. brs2, Clark - 1

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #46 on: April 06, 2011, 02:56:34 pm »
No points for Cactus for his technicality.  :)

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #47 on: April 07, 2011, 11:03:34 am »
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Which Hall of Fame catcher who managed the Cubs pioneered the use of shin guards?

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #48 on: April 07, 2011, 11:10:14 am »
Roger Bresnahan

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #49 on: April 07, 2011, 11:15:12 am »
In one 11 year stretch, Bresnahan had 10 of the 11 years with an OPS+ of 129 or better.

Not bad.

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #50 on: April 07, 2011, 02:59:05 pm »
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mO is correct.  Hall of Fame catcher Roger Bresnahan managed the Cubs in 1915 and pioneered the use of shin guards.

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #51 on: April 07, 2011, 02:59:30 pm »
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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #52 on: April 08, 2011, 11:01:11 am »
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Who was the first Cubs pitcher to win the NL Cy Young Award?

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #53 on: April 08, 2011, 11:20:36 am »
Ferguson Jenkins

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #54 on: April 10, 2011, 01:44:13 pm »
Iowa has been the AAA affiliate of the Chicago Cubs for 31 years.  They have been known as the Iowa Cubs for the last 30 years.  What was the team nickname in the first year?

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #55 on: April 10, 2011, 01:49:42 pm »
Oaks?  Seems it was some kind of tree or nut.

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #56 on: April 10, 2011, 01:55:18 pm »
Corn cobs?

Rubes?

Shirtless morons?

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #57 on: April 10, 2011, 02:01:00 pm »
Oaks?  Seems it was some kind of tree or nut.

Oaks is correct. ;D

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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #58 on: April 11, 2011, 07:53:44 am »
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Re: Cubs History
« Reply #59 on: April 11, 2011, 12:11:01 pm »
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Cubs legend Ernie Banks is famous for saying "It's a beautiful day for a ballgame.  Let's play two!"  But he wasn't in Chicago in 1950 when the Cubs set this "record of futility."