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Jock Names, Jr.

written by: mwprods
 
Strap on this second installment of the balls-game quiz that inquires into your acuity of athletic appellations.

Question 1:


The NFL players Peyton and Archie Manning are the only Manning family men known by their actual birth names.
False
True

Question 2:


Which fact is true about the two baseball players named Goose?
They both loved foie gras.
Both were pitchers.
Both their given names are Gander.
Their playing days were separated by some 50 years.

Question 3:


Which of the baseball players known as Sparky, has the first and middle name of George Lee?
Sparky Anderson
Sparky Lyle
Sparky Frickshun
Sparky Farkas

Question 4:


Why did baseball player Mordecai Brown get the nickname Three-Finger Brown?
He held up 3 fingers to taunt batters before throwing them 3 straight fastballs.
At age 7, his hand was mangled by a corn shredder.
He was born with just 3 fingers on his pitching hand.
For emphasis, he used to give opponents the finger, in triplicate.

Question 5:


Yankee teammates Bernie Williams and Melky Cabrara were, respectively, born Bernardo and Melchior.
True
False

Question 6:


Earl and Kultida Woods named their son Tiger when he was born on December 30, 1975 in Cypress, CA. because his birth had been a tough ordeal.
False
True

Question 7:


NFL running backs Duce Staley and Deuce McAllister are two of a kind, because both of their monikers are actual given names.
False
True

Question 8:


Bubba was the birth name of how many of these eight athletes: Church, Crosby, Franks, Long, Trammell, Smith, Walton, Wells?
All
1
0
2

Question 9:


Which one of the following statements is true about the pigskin brothers, Tiki and Ronde Barber?
Both of their jock names are nicknames.
They are fraternal, not identical twins.
They were born in a huddle.
They are named after Hawaiian snack foods.

Question 10:


Jock Callander is a former ice hockey player whose real first name is Jock.
True
False

 


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