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Quiz about Tough Cubs

Tough Cubs Trivia Quiz


If you get all of these right, you know about every single thing involving the Cubs. This quiz is tough and I think you are going to fail. If you are man enough to take my quiz, take it.

A multiple-choice quiz by qwerty3. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
qwerty3
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
119,474
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
7 / 15
Plays
760
Last 3 plays: Guest 147 (3/15), Guest 108 (3/15), Guest 162 (10/15).
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Question 1 of 15
1. Who was the first manager to win the World Series for the Cubs? Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. What was the name of the Cub's first ballpark? Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. What team did te Chicago Cubs face at the 1918 World Series?

Answer: (Three Words)
Question 4 of 15
4. Who was the manager for the Chicago Cubs in the year, 1995-1996?

Answer: (Two Words first and last name)
Question 5 of 15
5. How many homeruns did Ryne Sandberg hit in his career? Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. When did Ernie Banks sign with the Chicago Cubs? Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. What team did Andre Dawson play on before the Cubs?

Answer: (One or Two Words)
Question 8 of 15
8. Who played the most years with the Cubs from 1900-2001?

Answer: (Two Words first and last or surname)
Question 9 of 15
9. Did Gabby Hartnett play his whole career with the Cubs?


Question 10 of 15
10. What year was the first year Mark Grace played with the Cubs? Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. What years did Stan Hack play for the Cubs? Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. Where was the field where Sammy Sosa smashed a 444-foot homerun in? The longest in that stadium in 1998. Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. Who managed the Cubs the longest in the 20th century?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 14 of 15
14. How many years did Rogers Hornsby play for the Cubs?

Answer: (One number)
Question 15 of 15
15. How many homeruns did Sammy Sosa have in the month of June in 1998?

Answer: (Number)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who was the first manager to win the World Series for the Cubs?

Answer: Frank Chance

The year was 1907. The opponent that World Series that year was the Detriot Tigers. Their record is 107-45 that year.
2. What was the name of the Cub's first ballpark?

Answer: The 23rd St. Grounds

The Cubs played there in the 1876. The Cubs' record there was 52-14 that season, and won the National League crown.
3. What team did te Chicago Cubs face at the 1918 World Series?

Answer: Boston Red Sox

The Cubs lost the Series 4-2 to the Red Sox. The record that year for the Cubs was 84-45. Interesting Fact- That year the Red Sox had a batting average of .186, the lowest ever to win the World Series.
4. Who was the manager for the Chicago Cubs in the year, 1995-1996?

Answer: Jim Riggleman

The record that year was 73-71 and the Cubs got in third place in their division.
5. How many homeruns did Ryne Sandberg hit in his career?

Answer: 282

He played for the Cubs between 1981-1997. The most homeruns he hit in a season was 40 in 1990.
6. When did Ernie Banks sign with the Chicago Cubs?

Answer: 1953

Ernie, and later Lou Brock, came from the Kansas City Monarchs.
7. What team did Andre Dawson play on before the Cubs?

Answer: Montreal Expos

He played on the Expos in 1976-1986, until he went on the Cubs in 1987-1992. For his career as a Cub he had 174 homeruns.
8. Who played the most years with the Cubs from 1900-2001?

Answer: Phil Cavarretta

He was a Cub for 20 years, 1934-1953. He played 1,953 games with the Cubs.
9. Did Gabby Hartnett play his whole career with the Cubs?

Answer: No

He played almost all his career with the Cubs until his last year in 1941. His total homeruns with the Cubs was 231, and averaged .297.
10. What year was the first year Mark Grace played with the Cubs?

Answer: 1988

The first year Mark Grace played for the Chicago Cubs was in 1988. He played 134 games with them, and had a batting average of .296.
11. What years did Stan Hack play for the Cubs?

Answer: 1932-1947

He played for the Cubs his whole career. He was known for the Cubs best postseason hitting in four World Series, with a .348 batting average.
12. Where was the field where Sammy Sosa smashed a 444-foot homerun in? The longest in that stadium in 1998.

Answer: Turner Field

The ball was hit dead center in May 22, 1998. It was known as the longest hit there since that time.
13. Who managed the Cubs the longest in the 20th century?

Answer: Charlie Grimm

He managed the team for 13 seasons with the Cubs, 1933-1938, 1945-1949, and then for 1960. Frank Selee managed the Cubs for 4 years, 1902-1905. Stan Hack manged the Cubs for 3 years, 1954-1956. Joe McCarthy managed the Cubs for 5 years, 1926-1930.
14. How many years did Rogers Hornsby play for the Cubs?

Answer: 4

1929-1932 was the years Rogers Hornsby played for the Cubs. His nickname was "The Rajah".
15. How many homeruns did Sammy Sosa have in the month of June in 1998?

Answer: 20

That is the most homeruns in a month for June in the 20th century. It is also the most homeruns in a month for the Cubbies franchise. Sosa broke Dodger Pedro Guerrero's mark.
Source: Author qwerty3

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