Archive for the ‘Trivia’ Category

Tuesday Trivia: Name That Pitcher

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Leave all your guesses in the comment section. I’ll try to update periodically throughout the day. Good luck. Here are your clues:

  1. I was not born in the continental United States
  2. I pitched in three different decades, but only appeared for four different teams
  3. I was an All Star one time during my career and gave up all my team’s runs in my appearance.
  4. I never received a Cy Young vote, despite winning more than 150 games in my career.
  5. I led the league in batters faced twice and innings pitched once.
  6. My career winning percentage was .500 with an ERA of 3.75

Help me remember my name.

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Morning Cup O’ Joe: Tuesday Trivia

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Let’s get right down to business today with the trivia question. As always, put your guesses in the comment section and I’ll respond throughout the day.

Q: Four active players have 2000+ hits, but less than 100 HR. Name them.

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Tuesday Trivia: Hardluck SP?

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

It’s a lazy Tuesday today so let’s throw out a little trivia. As always, post your guesses in the comment section.

Q. Since 1960, there have been five players who have thrown at least 200 innings, struck out at least 200 batters and have failed to win more than 10 games. Name them.

Hint # 1 – One player is on the list for list year unless he can grab another win.

Hint # 2 – One player did it three separate times.

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Tuesday Trivia – Old Man Shutouts

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

It’s been a long time since we busted out the trivia, so we’re a little overdue. For those unfamiliar with how this works, all guesses should be put in the comment section. Please refrain from using google searches. I’ll update correct answers as I get a chance throughout the day.

Q: Since 1960, five players age 35 or older have pitched a shutout for the Cubs. Please name all five. (Note: One player did it three times, two players did it twice, and two did it just once.)

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Who Am I?

Monday, February 1st, 2010

I once had a season in the 90’s that saw me get 500+ plate appearances and strike out more than twice the amount of times that I had a hit. I am the only player do ever do that.

Feel free to ask YES / NO questions

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