Quickie quiz: Only player to score goal at United Center, Soldier Field and Wrigley Field?

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Nobody—this side of John Buccigross, perhaps—unearths better sports tidbits than Christoper Kamka of Comcast SportsNet Chicago. He did it again on Tuesday.

Kinda reminds me of the age-old classic: Who is the only one to hit a ball over the center-field scoreboard at Wrigley Field?

No, not Kris Bryant. That was right field.

Give?

Golfer Sam Snead.

Golfer Sam Snead takes aim in Wrigley Field with the help of Cubs pitcher Don Cardwell on July 6, 1961. Ten years earlier, Snead struck the Cubs scoreboard with a lazy 4-iron from home plate and then cleared the scoreboard with a 2-iron. | Sun-Times Media

Golfer Sam Snead takes aim in Wrigley Field with the help of Cubs pitcher Don Cardwell on July 6, 1961. Ten years earlier, Snead struck the Cubs scoreboard with a lazy 4-iron from home plate and then cleared the scoreboard with a 2-iron. | Sun-Times Media

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