Q: He was ejected more often than any other manager in major league history. He was born on this date. Who is he?
A: Bobby Cox
Q: Born on this date: Josh Hamilton. He was traded from the Reds to the Rangers in ’08 for two players: Danny Herrera and whom?
A: Edison Volquez
Q: Born on this date: The first African-American to be named team captain for the Missouri Tigers football team. Who is he?
A: Johnny Roland
Q: He won an MVP and a World Series. He was born in Liberty, Missouri on this date. Who is he?
A: Ken Boyer
Q: Born on this date: The only pitcher to win back-to-back MVP’s. Who is he?
A: Hal Newhouser (1944-45 for the Tigers)
Q: Born on this date: The last Cleveland Brown to lead the NFL in rushing yards. Who is he?
A: Leroy Kelly (1967-68)
Q: Johnny Cueto last season was the Reds’ first 20-game winner since who?
A: Danny Jackson (23 in 1988)
Q: Born on this date: London Fletcher, holder of the record for consecutive games played by a linebacker. Who’s record did he break?
A: Bill Romanowski (243 from 1988-2003)
Q: Born on this date: The pitcher who gave up hit #4192 to Pete Rose. Who is he?
A: Eric Show (September 11, 1985)
Q: Who was the last Royal to pitch a nine-inning shutout in fewer than 100 pitches?
A: Jason Vargas last year
Q: He holds the record for most career at bats without getting 3,000 hits. He was born on this date. Who is he?
A: Brooks Robinson (10,654 at bats; 2,848 hits)
Q: Born on this date: Reggie Jackson, the all-time strikeout king at 2,597. Among members of the 500 Home Run Club, who had the fewest strikeouts?
A: Ted Williams (709)
Q: Corey Kluber is the fifth pitcher in history to strikeout 18 batters with no walks and no runs. Who was the last to do it?
A: Roger Clemens (1998 vs. KC)
Q: Yordano Ventura had the third fewest career innings for a Royals Opening Day starter. Who had the fewest?
A: Steve Busby (40.0 in 1973)
Q: Steph Curry the third player in NBA history to have 5 assists, 5 steals and 5 threes in a playoff game. Name either of the other two?
A: Mike Bibby and Tim Hardaway
Q: Born on this date: Dennis Rodman, the last NBA player to average 18 rebounds a game. Who was the last to do it before Rodman?
A: Elvin Hayes in 1974 (Rodman did it in 1992 and 1993 for Detroit)
Q: Four Super Bowl winning quarterbacks have not played in Week 1 of the next season. Who was the last one?
A: Ben Roethlisberger in 2006 (Also Trent Dilfer in 2001, John Elway in 1999 and Roger Staubach in 1972)
Q: Giancarlo Stanton is the fourth player to hit a ball out of Dodger Stadium. One of the other three did it twice. Who is he?
A: Willie Stargell (Mike Piazza and Mark McGwire also did it)