- Cubs center fielder Rick Monday became a national hero for what non-baseball act performed on the playing field?
answer- On April 25, 1976 at Dodger Stadium. Monday prevented an American flag from being set ablaze by a pair of fans protesting the nation's treatment of Indians.
- What light-hitting second baseman was shortstop Ernie Banks' longest-running double play partner?
answer- Jerry Kindall (1957-1958, 1960-1961)
- Cubs outfielder Jose Cardenal, who listed juggling and playing the violin among his hobbies, once gave a novel excuse for begging out of an exhibition game. What was his alibi?
answer- Loud crickets kept him awake the night before