Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Trivia Questions of the Week (January 28-February 3)

Mets Trivia

Whose Game 4, bottom of the 10th inning home run against Arizona in the 1999 NLDS won the series for the Mets?

Hint: It wasn't Mike Piazza.

Terps Trivia

Which three schools did Mark Turgeon act as head coach for before coming to Maryland in 2011?

Hint: None of the three schools belong to the ACC

Baseball Trivia

Who are the only two managers to win a World Series title in each league?

Hint: One managed in the 70s and the other just retired within the last 2 years

Sports Trivia

Who is the smallest player to ever play in the NBA?

Hint: He was drafted in 1983 out of Wake Forest

Did you know?

Tiger Woods is Buddhist.

This Week's Birthdays

Monday, January 28: Jermaine Dye, Daunte Culpepper, Jessica Ennis

Jessica Ennis after winning gold in London (Jan 28)

Tuesday, January 29: Dominik Hasek, Jair Jurrjens, Greg Louganis, Eddie Jordan

Wednesday, January 30: Tom Izzo, Davey Johnson, Jalen Rose

Thursday, January 31: Jackie Robinson, Nolan Ryan, Ernie Banks, Vernon Davis

The immortal #42, Jackie Robinson (Jan 31)

Friday, February 1: Dick Snyder

Saturday, February 2: Donald Driver, Kenny Albert

Sunday, February 3: Fred Lynn, Julio Jones, Fran Tarkenton, Ratief Goosen

Falcons WR Julio Jones (Feb 3)

Last Week's Answers:

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
Answers: Mike Bordick and Bubba Trammell

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

There's the shot

Answer: Drew Nicholas

Baseball Trivia

Besides the Yankees, who are the 7 other teams to win multiple World Series titles since 1977?

Answers: Dodgers (81 and 88), Blue Jays (92 and 93), Twins (87 and 91), Marlins (97 and 03), Red Sox (04 and 07), Cardinals (06 and 11) and the Giants (2010 and 2012)

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)
Answers: Bradley (2006) and Ohio (2012)


  1. Mets trivia:
    Todd Zeile

    Terps trivia:
    Jacksonville State, Wichita State, Texas A&M

    Baseball trivia:
    LaRussa, and I don't know the other

    Sports trivia:
    Muggsy Bogues

  2. Well done, Eric. You're correct on the last 3, but Todd Zeile is not the answer to the Mets question. Hint: You got the first name right. And the position Piazza played should be another hint