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Starting a Victory Lane tradition, what did Louis Meyer guzzle
after winning the 1936 Indianapolis 500?
b. Orange juice
d. Ginger beer
In 1945, Billy Sianis of the Billy Goat Tavern cursed what team to
eternal defeat after he was kicked out of Wrigley Field for bringing his smelly billy goat to Game 4 of the
a. Boston Red Sox
b. Chicago White Sox
c. Chicago Cubs
d. Boston Braves
Jack Norworth didn't go to his first baseball game until 1942, even
though he'd written what famous song in 1908?
a. Take Me Out to the Ball Game
b. Casey at the Bat
c. Who's on First
d. Swing, Batter Batter
During Super Bowl XXVI, who missed the first play because he
couldn't find his helmet?
a. Mark Rypien
b. Thurman Thomas
c. Ottis Anderson
d. Troy Aikman
In 1940, its arena burned its mortgage papers in the Stanley Cup.
The resulting curse was only broken with Mark Messier's help 54 years later. What team is this?
a. Chicago Black Hawks
b. New York Rangers
c. Boston Bruins
d. Toronto Maple Leafs
In 1992, I tried to be the first person to play in two different
major leagues in the same day. Who am I?
a. Jim Thorpe
b. Deion Sanders
c. Bo Jackson
d. Dave DeBusschere
Although he would have preferred to go in as a Met, who was the
first person to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame as a Montreal Expo?
a. Gary Carter
b. Andre Dawson
c. Tim Raines
d. Larry Parrish
Pregame before Super Bowl XIII, Cowboys linebacker Hollywood
Henderson said this quarterback "couldn't spell cat if you spotted him the 'c' and the 't'." Who?
a. Mean Joe Greene
b. Joe Namath
c. Terry Bradshaw
d. Franco Harris
Chuck Cooper was the first black player to be drafted by this
league. But Nat Clifton was the first to be signed. But Earl Lloyd was the first to actually play. What league
a. American League
b. National Basketball Association
c. National League
d. National Football League
Albuquerque named its minor league baseball team in honor of a
Simpson's episode, in which Springfield's team threatens to move to New Mexico. What is this team called?
a. Banana Slugs
c. Mud Hens
With the score tied and the bases loaded in the bottom of the 15th
inning in the 1999 NL Championship Series, this Met hit a homer, but after the man on third scored, the game
disintegrated. So he was credited with a "grand slam single" instead of a homer. Who was this?
a. Roger Cedeno
b. Robin Ventura
c. Todd Pratt
d. Mike Piazza
Linebacker Chuck Howley, the first defensive player named Super
Bowl MVP, is also (as of 2008) the only MVP from a losing team. Which one?
a. Kansas City Chiefs
b. Buffalo Bills
c. Dallas Cowboys
d. Oakland Raiders
He coached Georgia Tech to a 222-0 win over Cumberland College in
1916. No wonder he has a trophy named for him. Who?
a. Lord Stanley
b. John Heisman
c. Vince Lombardi
d. Maurice Podoloff
Who was the first athlete to be named an all-star in major league
baseball and to also play in an NFL Pro Bowl?
a. Bo Jackson
b. Jim Thorpe
c. Deion Sanders
d. Barry Bonds
Who was drafted by the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, the NFL's Minnesota
Vikings and the MLB's San Diego Padres, the last of which jumped him past the minors and straight to the major
a. Dave Winfield
b. Rickey Henderson
c. Tony Gwynn
d. Don Mattingly
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