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written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A very difficult quiz on sports trivia.

Question 1:


Danny Biasone is often credited with financially saving this professional sport.
Basketball
Soccer
Football
Hockey

Question 2:


He was the first African-American to play in the NBA.
Chuck Cooper
Earl Lloyd
Nate "Sweetwater" Clifton
Chuck Connors

Question 3:


Today in Major League Baseball a "ground rule double" is when a ball is hit fair, bounces and then goes over the outfield. Which statement is true about this rule?
It was always a rule in the National League but became an American League rule in 1927.
It wasn't a rule until 1930.
It became a rule when the baseball rules were canonized in 1886.
It was made a rule in both leagues in 1919.

Question 4:


Who was the second Major League Baseball switch-hitter to hit 500 home runs?
Eddie Mathews
Harmon Killebrew
Eddie Murray
Mickey Mantle

Question 5:


Who was the first NFL player to get 200 sacks?
Reggie White
Michael Strahan
Bruce Smith
Kevin Greene

Question 6:


This NFL great was the first player to get 14 interceptions in one season.
Herb Adderly
Cornell Green
Jimmy Marsalis
Dick Lane

Question 7:


Scoring a safety is a rare occurrence in an NFL game. This defensive end, who played for the Rams, was the first NFLer to score two safeties in one game.
Doug English
Fred Dryer
Jack Youngblood
Ted Hendricks

Question 8:


Whether fortunately or unfortunately, strikes and work stoppages are a fact of life in professional sports. When was the first NHL player strike?
1995
1925
1985
1955

Question 9:


Greg Harris and Tony Mullane were both pitchers in Major League Baseball. Why are they significant?
They pitched in the first extra-innings World Series game.
Each one pitched both lefty and righty.
Babe Ruth hit his first homer off Mullane and Barry Bonds hit his first homer off Harris.
They were actually the same person.

Question 10:


Which basketball league was the first to institute a three-point shot?
ABA
NCAA
NBA
ABL

 


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