Q: DeMarco Murray has had a hundred yards rushing and a touchdown in each of his first three games. He's the first to do that since who?
A: Curtis Martin in 2004
Q: Knile Davis was the third Chief to rush for a hundred yards in a game at Miami. Who was the last to do it before him?
A: Robert Holmes in 1968 (Mike Garrett did it in 1967)
Q: Yordano Ventura logged his tenth straight quality start last night. That’s the longest streak by a Royal since who?
A: Kevin Appier in 1993 (11)
Q: Before Auburn, what was the last Top 5, non-conference opponent to play K-State in Manhattan?
A: #2 Penn State in 1969
Q: Before Nori Aoki, who was the last Royal to have back-to-back four-hit games?
A: Mark Teahen (August 22-23, 2006 vs. Cleveland)
Q: Last night’s game was the longest nine-inning game in Royals history at 4 hours, 16 minutes. Who was the opponent in the longest game prior to that?
A: Cardinals (17-13 Royals win in 1999 that last 4:08)
Q: There are four players in baseball history with 2,500 hits and 800 steals. Three are in the Hall of Fame. The one who isn’t, celebrates a birthday today. Who is he?
A: Tim Raines
Q: On this date in history, he became the only player in modern MLB history to go 7-for-7 in a nine-inning game. Who is he?
A: Rennie Stennett (1975 in a 22-0 win at Chicago)
Q: Happy 43rd Birthday to future Hall of Famer Will Shields. In his 14-year career, he started all but one game at right guard. Who started the game he didn’t?
A: Danny Villa (Week One in 1993)
Q: Bill Belichick has gone 13 straight seasons without an 0-2 start, the longest such streak since what coach?
A: Marty Schottenheimer (1984-98)
Q: What NFL team drafted Buck Buchanan?
A: Giants (19th Round - Pick 265)
Q: Yusmeiro Petit of the Giants tossed an 84 pitch complete game last night, the fewest pitches in a 9-inning complete game since who?
A: Aaron Cook (81 for Boston vs. Seattle in 2012)