Monday, January 14, 2013

Trivia Questions of the Week - January 14-20

Mets Trivia

In 2000, the Mets acquired two players at the trade deadline, both of whom hit a home run in their first Mets at bat. Who were they?

Hint: One was an outfielder and one was a shortstop. Both were acquired from the AL East

Terps Trivia

Which Terps player hit a game-winning buzzer-beater against UNC-Wilmington in the first round of the 2003 NCAA Tournament?

Hint: He was the Terps leading scorer that year

Baseball Trivia

Besides the Yankees, who are the seven other teams to win multiple World Series titles since 1977?

Sports Trivia

College Basketball: Only two teams lower than a 12-seed have reached the Sweet 16 since 2001. Who were they?

Hint: Both were 13-seeds (1 in 2006 and 1 in 2012)

Did you know?

Babe Ruth had a clause in his contract where he collected 25% of the profit the Yankees made in exhibition games.

Week of Birthdays

Monday, January 14: Brandon Meriweather

Tuesday, January 15: Matt Holliday, Drew Brees

Wednesday, January 16: Roy Jones Jr., Albert Pujols, Dizzy Dean

Thursday, January 17: Darrell Porter, Muhammad Ali, Don Zimmer, Derrick Mason
Ali will turn 71 on Thursday

Friday, January 18: Curt Flood, Brett Lawrie, Julius Peppers

Saturday, January 19: Shawn Johnson, Junior Seau, Jim Morris

Sunday, January 20: Ozzie Guillen, David Eckstein, Brian Giles, Jason Richardson

Check back next Monday for the answers.

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