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Cubs Non-Caledar - 6/6 - Manager


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#1 hansman1982

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 06:52 AM

Another day spent away from my desk so another day of random trivia:

 

Who was the manager the last time the Cubs went to the World Series?



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Posted 06 June 2013 - 07:14 AM

Grimm

 

 

He also swapped roles with the announcer. (How did that conversation go down?) He served as a part of the college of coaches although he was never designated as a head coach during that span. (That was a big FU.) He must have been a fairly big push over to take all of that from the club while managing the club to several World Series appearances.


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Posted 06 June 2013 - 07:36 AM

Grimm is right.



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Posted 06 June 2013 - 08:26 AM

Jolly Cholly Grimm. He used to regularly show up in polls and all-time teams as the Cubs greatest 1st baseman (post 1900). It was either him or Chance. Since Ernie's heydays were at SS, Grace and Lee emerge as new choices. How would you rank the Cubs all-time first basemen. Matt Stairs, Hoffpauir, and LaHair probably didn't have enough games to qualify. Might be forgetting someone, but I'd say the real candidates would be:

Chance
Grimm
Caverretta
Banks
Durham
Buckner
Grace
Lee

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 08:41 AM

Was Pena here long enough?


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Posted 06 June 2013 - 09:17 AM

Needed just 1 more game to qualify...

 

Lee is my all-time fav, but I am fairly biased there.



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 08:08 AM

Jolly Cholly Grimm. He used to regularly show up in polls and all-time teams as the Cubs greatest 1st baseman (post 1900). It was either him or Chance. Since Ernie's heydays were at SS, Grace and Lee emerge as new choices. How would you rank the Cubs all-time first basemen. Matt Stairs, Hoffpauir, and LaHair probably didn't have enough games to qualify. Might be forgetting someone, but I'd say the real candidates would be:

Chance
Grimm
Caverretta
Banks
Durham
Buckner
Grace
Lee

 

Give it a few years and Rizzo should have a good shot to crack this list.



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Posted 08 June 2013 - 10:53 AM

 

Jolly Cholly Grimm. He used to regularly show up in polls and all-time teams as the Cubs greatest 1st baseman (post 1900). It was either him or Chance. Since Ernie's heydays were at SS, Grace and Lee emerge as new choices. How would you rank the Cubs all-time first basemen. Matt Stairs, Hoffpauir, and LaHair probably didn't have enough games to qualify. Might be forgetting someone, but I'd say the real candidates would be:

Chance
Grimm
Caverretta
Banks
Durham
Buckner
Grace
Lee

 

Give it a few years and Rizzo should have a good shot to crack this list.

 



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Posted 08 June 2013 - 11:46 AM

 

 

Jolly Cholly Grimm. He used to regularly show up in polls and all-time teams as the Cubs greatest 1st baseman (post 1900). It was either him or Chance. Since Ernie's heydays were at SS, Grace and Lee emerge as new choices. How would you rank the Cubs all-time first basemen. Matt Stairs, Hoffpauir, and LaHair probably didn't have enough games to qualify. Might be forgetting someone, but I'd say the real candidates would be:

Chance
Grimm
Caverretta
Banks
Durham
Buckner
Grace
Lee

 

Give it a few years and Rizzo should have a good shot to crack this list.

 

 

 

And the quoting function jabs its sharp stick in Spriggs' eye again...






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