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Trivia Quiz - Ernie Banks: A Great Cub!

This is a quiz on former Chicago Cubs shortstop Ernie Banks.

Quiz Number: 4624
Date Submitted: August 03, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 55 percent
Times Taken: 103 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Ernie Banks

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Ernie Banks A Great Cub
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1. What was Ernie's nickname?
  A.   Mr.Cub
  B.   Money Banks
  C.   Mr. B
  D.   Electric Ernie

2. What jersey number did Ernie wear for his entire career with the Chicago Cubs?
  A.   6
  B.   10
  C.   14
  D.   22

3. How many seasons did Ernie play with the Cubs?
  A.   22
  B.   19
  C.   17
  D.   15

4. Ernie was the first player to do what with the Cubs?
  A.   He was the first African-American player to have his number retired
  B.   He was the first African-American player for the Cubs
  C.   He was the first player to have his number retired by the Cubs
  D.   All of the Above

5. Ernie once appeared on what 1990's Fox sitcom?
  A.   Herman's Head
  B.   The New Adventures of Beans Baxter
  C.   Married...With Children
  D.   3rd Rock from the Sun

6. After retiring from baseball,what type of Car Dealership did Ernie open?
  A.   A Honda Dealership
  B.   A Ford Dealership
  C.   A Chevy Dealership
  D.   A Harley Dealership

7. Ernie was a 2nd cousin to which Hall of Fame football player?
  A.   Franco Harris
  B.   Walter Payton
  C.   Jim Brown
  D.   O.J.Simpson

8. Ernie served in which branch of the military for 2 years?
  A.   Army
  B.   Navy
  C.   Air Force
  D.   Marines

9. What state was Ernie born in?
  A.   Alabama
  B.   Mississippi
  C.   Texas
  D.   Georgia

10. What Negro League team did Ernie play for before breaking into the Major Leagues?
  A.   Memphis Red Sox
  B.   Kansas City Monarchs
  C.   Indianapolis Clowns
  D.   Birmingham Black Barons®   

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