Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Cubs Fun & Games Tuesdays: 12/22/09

Haven't had one of these in awhile between the holidays, the winter meetings, and the Hot Stove heating up. Our last Cubs Fun & Games post was on December 1. The answers from that post:

Trivia:In 2007, who did the Cubs trade for Jason Kendall?
Answer: C, Rob Bowen

Name that Ricketts (in this order from left to right): Todd, Tom, Laura, and Peter

Cubbie Birthdays
Today- Ellie Hendricks
Tomorrow- Alec Distaso, Vic Larose, and Elder White
Christmas Day- Tarrik Brock, Scott Bullett, Greek George, Chris Krug, Dick Manville, and Manny Trillo

Cubs Trivia
Who is the only Cub to ever wear uniform number 99?

Name that Cub

Quote of the Week
"Ronald Reagan has held the two most demeaning jobs in the country; President of the United States and radio broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs.” -George F. Will

Random Cubs Fact
On May 31, 2003, the Cubs beat Houston 1-0 in a 16 innings at Wrigley Field. This was the longest 0-0 contest ever played at The Friendly Confines".

Link of the Week
Since the holidays are almost here, this weeks link would make a great last minute stocking stuffer. Check out the Cubbies Fan Sudoku book!

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