Sports Trivia Quiz Questions
What head coach tried to soothe the egos of Dream Team III?
A: Lenny Wilkins.
What quarterback got stuck with the given names Yelberton Abraham?
A: Y.A. Tittle.
What's the last name of
NFL All-Pro brothers Shannon and Sterling?
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?
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?
What recreational activity is second on popularity only to walking
in the U.S.?
What's the most common nickname for a major league baseball
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?
What did college student Joseph Deliberato swallow a record 89 of
at one sitting in 1939?
How many home run titles did Roger Maris win?
What two NBA players won the MVP trophy three times each from 1986
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
A: The Chicago Cubs.
What's the surfing term for a fast ride with five toes hooked over
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
A: The 1970's.
What's the last Grand Slam tennis tournament played in a calendar
A: The U.S. Open