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Centennial Quiz - October 19, 2008

1. Lubbock’s first professional sports team, a semi-pro baseball club, was organized in 1922. What were they called?
a. Dusters
b. Hubbers
c. Matadors
d. Harvesters

2. True or false?
The first floral shop in Lubbock opened in 1917.

3. What was another national organization that formed a group in Lubbock in 1922?
a. Boy Scouts
b. Campfire Girls
d. Girl Scouts
d. YMCA

4.True or false?
In 1956, the average cost of a house in Lubbock was $11,700.

Answers:

1. Lubbock’s first professional sports team, a semi-pro baseball club, was organized in 1922. What were they called?

b. Hubbers because Lubbock was known as the Hub City.

2. The first floral shop in Lubbock opened in 1917.

True. The shop was opened by J.C. Dean.

3. What was another national organization that formed a group in Lubbock in 1922?

c. Girl Scouts

4. In 1956, the average cost of a new home in Lubbock was $11,700.

True.


Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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