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The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. They seem to be such an integral part of life in Chicago. The Chicago Cubs have always been a dedicated team representing Chicago and bringing hundreds of fans to cheer them on in Wrigley Field. They are also called Cubbies or North Siders. They are the only original National League side to play every season in its original city. Can you pass our quiz on the Cubs?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many Cubs have won the National League Rookie of the Year Award?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    Six Cubs players have won the National League Rookie of the Year Award. This indicates that the Cubs have had a relatively successful history of developing young talent.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the last Cub to win the MVP award?

    • A.

      Sammy Sosa

    • B.

      Ryne Sandberge

    • C.

      Ron Santo

    • D.

      Billy Williams

    Correct Answer
    A. Sammy Sosa
    Explanation
    Sammy Sosa is the correct answer because he is the last Cub to win the MVP award.

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  • 3. 

    What was the original nickname of Chicago's National League team?

    • A.

      Fierce Cubs

    • B.

      Chicago Power

    • C.

      Chicago Bull

    • D.

      White stockings

    Correct Answer
    D. White stockings
    Explanation
    The original nickname of Chicago's National League team was "White stockings." This nickname was given to the team in 1870, referencing the white stockings that the players wore as part of their uniform. The team later became known as the Chicago Cubs, but their original nickname was the White stockings.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these jersey numbers is not yet retired?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      26

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    D. 30
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the jersey number that has not yet been retired. The numbers 14, 10, and 26 are not mentioned in the question, so it is unclear whether they have been retired or not. However, the number 30 is explicitly mentioned in the question and is labeled as the correct answer. Therefore, it can be concluded that the number 30 is the only jersey number in the given options that has not yet been retired.

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  • 5. 

    Who was nicknamed the Vulture?

    • A.

      Phil Regan

    • B.

      Cousin Eddie

    • C.

      Jed Hoyer

    • D.

      Thompson Lynn

    Correct Answer
    A. Phil Regan
    Explanation
    Phil Regan was nicknamed the Vulture because of his reputation as a relief pitcher who would swoop in and "steal" wins from opposing teams. This nickname was given to him because he had a knack for coming into games late and shutting down the opposing team's offense, often leading to a victory for his own team. The term "vulture" is often used in sports to describe a player who takes advantage of opportunities to secure wins, even if they didn't start the game or contribute as much as other players.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of the Cubs song written by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder?

    • A.

      Go cub go

    • B.

      Here comes the cub

    • C.

      All the way

    • D.

      Not Alone

    Correct Answer
    C. All the way
    Explanation
    "All the way" is the correct answer because it is the name of the Cubs song written by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder. The other options, "Go cub go," "Here comes the cub," and "Not Alone," are not the correct names of the song.

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  • 7. 

    Who was a star wide receiver at Villanova?

    • A.

      Fergie Jenkins

    • B.

      Jeff Samardzija

    • C.

      Paul Reuschel

    • D.

      Matt Szczur

    Correct Answer
    D. Matt Szczur
    Explanation
    Matt Szczur was a star wide receiver at Villanova.

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  • 8. 

    Who holds the Cubs record for most doubles in a season?

    • A.

      Kris Bryant

    • B.

      Billy Herman

    • C.

      Cuno Barragan

    • D.

      Ron Santo

    Correct Answer
    B. Billy Herman
    Explanation
    Billy Herman holds the Cubs record for most doubles in a season. This means that he hit the highest number of doubles in a single season compared to any other player in Cubs history.

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  • 9. 

    Which cub is a three-fingered pitcher in the early 1900s?

    • A.

      Kris Bryant

    • B.

      De Ligt Brown

    • C.

      Mordecai Brown

    • D.

      Frenkie Jong

    Correct Answer
    C. Mordecai Brown
    Explanation
    Mordecai Brown is the correct answer because he was a three-fingered pitcher who played for the Chicago Cubs in the early 1900s. Despite losing parts of two fingers in a farming accident, Brown developed a unique grip on the baseball which allowed him to throw a variety of pitches with great control and movement. He was known for his exceptional curveball and was a key player for the Cubs during their successful years in the early 1900s.

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  • 10. 

    Which player played third for the Dodgers before he came to the Cubs?

    • A.

      Ron Cey

    • B.

      Rafael Palmiero

    • C.

      Aramis Ramirez

    • D.

      Ivan DeJesus

    Correct Answer
    A. Ron Cey
    Explanation
    Ron Cey played third for the Dodgers before he came to the Cubs.

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