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Originally posted by shoelessjoelives

What pitcher during his career pitched to both Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle ??

Says here it's Al Benton.

 

next 'un:

 

Who was the last Texas Ranger to collect a post-season base hit ???

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Wadn't it ol' Thurman Clyde Greer......................

 

What team will be in The Ballpark In Arlington on June 30th this year and what supposed "favorite son" should be there since he played for both teams and is fond of being seen around these here parts ?

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Why, that would be good ol’ Nolan Ryan – a man many of my SDC brethren feel is the “greatest pitcher of all-time” (based on his number of no-hitters).

 

06.30.06

Astros @ Rangers

7:05 pm

 

 

 

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Believe it or not, HOFer Jim “Catfish” Hunter had a song written in his honor – creatively titled, “Catfish”. Name the artist who recorded the song & the musical icon who wrote the song.

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Sorry Cntnf-ball, you can't ask a new question 'till you CORRECTLY answer the question "in play"

 

dems da rules Daddy-O ;)

 

"in play" question:

Believe it or not, HOFer Jim "Catfish" Hunter had a song written in his honor -- creatively titled, "Catfish". Name the artist who recorded the song & the musical icon who wrote the song.

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You only answered half of the question, Twentytwo !! :lol:

 

Who recorded the song ??

 

HINT: He is currently attempting to get on the 2006 Texas Gubernatorial ballot.

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No need to Google :D

 

Athletics’ owner Charlie O. Finley was obsessed with promotion & created a completely false story about Hunter loving to fish for catfish as a child -- hence the nickname "Catfish"

 

 

QUESTION, THE NEXT:

 

Who is the Texas Rangers' leader in base hits among pitchers since the inception of interleague play in 1997 ???

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Originally posted by Twentytwo

Ive got a couple of ideas, but I have to say Kenny Rogers.

YESSIR !! :thumbsup:

 

The ol' Nemesis Of Cameramen has 5, followed by Darren Oliver with 4.

 

Chan Ho is among a group of three, who are next in line with 2 (Bobby Witt, Ryan Drese).

 

'got a new question ??? :)

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Originally posted by Twentytwo

Who was the second baseman for the Braves when Hammerin Hank hit number 715?

Davey Johnson

 

 

Who was the Braves' third baseman that historic night & what is his connection to the city of Tyler, Texas ???

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Originally posted by cheaptrick77
Originally posted by Twentytwo

Who was the second baseman for the Braves when Hammerin Hank hit number 715?

Davey Johnson

 

 

Who was the Braves' third baseman that historic night & what is his connection to the city of Tyler, Texas ???

 

Darrell Evans, manager of the Tyler Wildcatters, and also played part of his minor league career in Shreveport.

 

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Who is the shortest homerun champ in Major League history?

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Single season RBI record-holder Hack Wilson was a fireplug of a man, standing 5'6" and weighing around 190. He hit 56 HR in 1930 to go with his 191 RBI and won a couple other HR crowns in the '20's.

As an aside, for years, Wilson's record stood at 190, but someone reviewing box scores found an instance where he was not credited with an RBI he had earned, resulting in a revision of the record.

 

Tony Conigliaro was a promising outfielder for the Red Sox in the late '60's, one of the youngest ever to win a home run title. His career was cut short by a pitch that hit him in the face, affecting his eyesight.

 

Who threw the pitch?

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Originally posted by DeuceChunker03

Who is the only player to ever wear his actual birthday on his jersey?

This is one of my all-time favorite trivia questions !!! :thumbsup:

 

 

Carlos May entered our world on May 17, 1948 . . . . . . . . . . he wore uniform #17 as a member of the Chicago White Sox from 1969 to 1976, so the back of his uniform looked like this:

 

MAY

17

 

 

[marquee]-----> QUESTION, THE NEXT

 

Name the three Major Leaguers who where BORN in Tyler, Texas

 

(NOTE: Pat Mahomes was born in Bryan, Texas)

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Originally posted by DeuceChunker03

Who was the first manager in the MLB to lose 1,000 games before winning 1,000 games?

Joe Torre -- when he earned his 1,000th managerial win on April 30, 1997 (a 3-2 victory over Seattle), he also had 1,086 losses.

 

 

NEW FOLLOW-UP:

 

Name the only two Major Leaguers who won a post-season game in a Montreal Expos uniform

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Originally posted by DeuceChunker03

Steve Rogers and Bill Gullickson.

WHOA -- I blew that question !!! :blushing:

I forgot about the 1981 Division Series (due to the pathetic strike) . . . so there are actually three Expos with post-season victories

  • Steve Rogers (3)
  • Bill Gullickson
  • Ray Burris

The Expos defeated the Phillies, 3 games to 2, in the 1981 NLDS & lost to the Dodgers, 3 games to 2, in the 1981 NLCS.

Who are the only two former teammates to throw no hitters on the same day?

Dave Stewart and Fernando Valenzuela

 

 

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Since 1952, which Major Leaguer has played the most MLB games without ever appearing on a regular issue Topps Baseball Card ???

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Originally posted by blip

Dale Jones??

 

Adrian Brooks???

  • Dale Jones played prior to 1952
  • Adrian Brooks ??? :ermm:

This one has been up too long ... answer revealed:

 

Tony Horton -- 636 Major League games (1964-1970) and no Topps Baseball Cards.

 

 

 

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Name the last Texas Ranger to hit an inside-the-park home run . . .

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