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Cubs Calendar 1/25/12 - Helmets


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#1 Fishin Phil

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 05:20 AM

Cubs Trivia:

Which Cubs third baseman was the first player in Major League history to wear a batting helmet with protective ear flaps?
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#2 Tommy

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 05:53 AM

Bill Madlock?
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Posted 25 January 2012 - 06:24 AM

Carmen Franzone?

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 06:27 AM

The beloved Ron Santo?

#5 Fishin Phil

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 06:34 AM

Stinky wins!

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 06:40 AM

I was thinking of guessing Ronnie, but I figured if it was him he would have talked about it more...he did have a bit of a habit of "Back in My Day" tales...

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 07:10 AM

I actually can remember the batting helmets without the earflaps. I am a frickin' dinosaur.
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