Sports Trivia Questions #19Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Which college hoops commentator's trademark line is..."IT's AWESOME BABY"?
Dick Vitale - Dick Vitale had a 78-30 record over five seasons at the University Of Detroit.
Who called the "MIRACLE ON ICE" at the 1980 Winter Olympics?
Al Michaels - In an upset of gargantuan proportions, the United States defeated the Soviet Union.
Who called Willis Reed's comeback game during the 1970 NBA Finals?
Marv Albert - 'Here comes Willis' was the phrase uttered by Marv Albert as Willis Reed hobbled onto the court before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA finals between the L.A. Lakers and NY Knicks.
Which NFL announcer's catchphrase was "Start blow drying Teddy Koppel's hair"?
Dennis Miller - He signified the end of the game by signaling the crew to get the 'NIGHTLINE' host ready for the set.
Which NHL position player is eligible to receive the Vezina Trophy?
Goaltender - Named after the legendary goaltender George Vezina.
The champion of which event receives the Borg Warner Trophy?
Indianapolis 500 winner - Originally awarded in 1936 by the Borg Warner Automobile Company.
Who is the only person to have won the Heisman Trophy twice?
Archie Griffin - Called the 'Greatest player that I have ever coached' by Ohio state football coach Woody Hayes.
Which sport awards the "Little Brown Jug"?
Harness Racing - The initial 'Little Brown Jug' was run at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Ohio in 1956.
Which league offers the Grey Cup as its championship trophy?
Canadian Football League - Originally, an award intended for presentation to the Canadian senior hockey championships, the cup was donated by Lord Albert Grey in 1909, and was earmarked for the top senior amateur football team.
Besides Randy Johnson, which pitcher has won four consecutive Cy Young Awards?
Greg Maddux - Maddux took home the trophy from 1992-1995.
The Stanley Cup was found at the bottom of which hockey superstar's pool?
Mario Lemieux - Hockey's 'Holy Grail' is a distinctive trophy in that each member of the winning team is allowed to spend one day with the cup during the off-season.
Which nation won the first World Cup Championship?
Uruguay - In 1930, host country Uruguay bested Argentine 4-2 to take the first World Cup.
Who is the only player to take home the NBA All-Star Game MVP after retiring?
Magic Johnson - Johnson retired immediately after disclosing that he had the HIV virus. He returned in Feb 1992 to make a special appearance at that year's All-Star game. He had 25pts, and 9 assists to win the MVP.
Which award is presented to the outstanding NCAA Hockey player?
Hobey Baker Award - Named in honor of one of the original college hockey greats. Baker excelled not only in hockey, but also in golf, football, swimming, and track and field.
Who is the only rookie to win the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year Award?
Lawrence Taylor - Lawrence Taylor also won the Defensive Player of the Year Award in 1982 and 1986 as well.
Which company sponsors Major League Baseball's annual Gold Glove Award?
Rawlings - They have presented the award since 1957.
Who is the only baseball player to have his number retired by every team?
Jackie Robinson - On April 15, 1997, President Clinton gave a stirring speech to the man.
Which basketball franchise has retired the most players' numbers?
Boston Celtics - A record twenty numbers hanging from the rafters of the Fleet Center.
Which NFL team retired the number 12 in honor of its fans?
Seattle Seahawks - In football, retiring the number 12 signifies the importance of a loud, supportive home crowd, which some teams refer to as the 'Twelfth Man' - 11 position players, 1 crowd.
Who is the only baseball manager to have his number retired by two different teams?
Casey Stengal - Known as 'The Old Perfessor', Casey had his number 37 retired by both the New York Yankees and the New York Mets.
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