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Sports Trivia Quiz Questions

 

What school gained more yards and scored more points than any team in Southeastern Conference history in 1995?
A: The Florida Gators.

What head coach tried to soothe the egos of Dream Team III?
A: Lenny Wilkins.

Who's second to Sam Snead in PGA golf tour wins?
A: Jack Nicklaus.

What quarterback got stuck with the given names Yelberton Abraham?
A: Y.A. Tittle.

Which two cities have the oldest stadiums in major league baseball?
A: Boston and Detroit.

What's the last name of NFL All-Pro brothers Shannon and Sterling?
A: Sharpe.

What baseball announcer's 1996 funeral was attended by Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford and Phil Rizzuto?
A: Mel Allen's

What position did Cal Ripkin Jr., start at for the first time since 1982, in a July, 1996 game?

 
A: Third base.

What Pro Football Hall of Famer was the first to get a second bust in the Hall, for broadcasting?
A: Frank Gifford.

What team did Yankees pitcher Don Larsen blank when he hurled the first perfect game, in the 1956 World Series?
A: The Brooklyn Dodgers.

What did an MIT instructor add to a baseball bat to reduce its air drag by 60 percent?
A: Dimples.

What recreational activity is second on popularity only to walking in the U.S.?
A: Swimming.

What's the most common nickname for a major league baseball pitcher?
A: "Lefty".

Who was the NBA Coach of the Year trophy named after?
A: Red Auerbach.

What major leaguer hit 20 or more homers in 20 seasons?
A: Hank Aaron.

What Cowboy's 99-yard run from scrimmage put him in the NFL record book in 1983?

 
A: Tony Dorsett's.

What did college student Joseph Deliberato swallow a record 89 of at one sitting in 1939?
A: Goldfish.

How many home run titles did Roger Maris win?
A: One.

What Indiana Pacer did Knicks fan Spike Lee anger during the 1994 playoffs by calling him "Cheryl"?
A: Reggie Miller.

What two NBA players won the MVP trophy three times each from 1986 through 1992?
A: Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan.

What shortstop holds the major league records for games played, assists and double plays?
A: Ozzie Smith.

What NBA team became the first to defeat the Boston Celtics in 12 straight games in 1995?
A: The New York Nicks.

What baseball team's games are announced on TV by Skip Carey?
A: The Atlanta Braves.

What Brooklyn Dodgers great got his nickname for hat he called his shooter when playing marbles as a child?
A: Pee Wee Reese.

 

What baseball team has a monthly newsletter called "The Vineline"?
A: The Chicago Cubs.

What's the surfing term for a fast ride with five toes hooked over the board?
A: Hang Five.

What three 49er have earned super Bowl MVP honors through 1996?
A: Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Steve Young.

What decade saw the NFL ban blocking below the waist and head slapping?
A: The 1970's.

What's the last Grand Slam tennis tournament played in a calendar year?
A: The U.S. Open