Q: Only once has a defending league batting champ been traded for the defending league home run king. It happened on this date/ Who were the players?
A: Cleveland traded home run king Rocky Colavito to Detroit for batting champ Harvey Kuenn in 1960
Q: George Springer is the 44th player to get a hit off the Royals in their MLB debut. Who is the only one to homer?
A: Ruben Sierra in 1986
Q: There have been four no-hitters thrown by Montreal Expos, two by this man. The first was thrown on this date. Who is he?
A: Bill Stoneman (1969 against the Phillies; 1972 against the Mets)
Q: Born on this date: NBA’s all-time career scoring leader, Kareem Adbul-Jabbar. He is not UCLA’s career scoring leader. Who is?
A: Don MacLean
Q: Born on this date: The pitcher with the lowest single-season ERA in modern major league history. Who is he?
A: Dutch Leonard (0.96 in 1914)
Q: Born on this date: The player who holds the NFL record for passes intercepted in a season?
A: Dick “Night Train” Lane (14 in 1952)
Q: No other man has as many hits as a Los Angeles Dodger as this man, born on this date. Who is he?
A: Willie Davis
Q: On this date: He became the first President to throw out a first pitch at a major league game. Who is he?
A: William Howard Taft in 1910
Q: Born on this date: Hall of Famer Greg Maddux. He made his major league debut in 1986. Who did he replace?
A: Jody Davis (He pinch-ran for him in the 17th then took the mound in the 18th)
Q: Born on this date: All-time hits leader Pete Rose. Off what pitcher did Rose have the most career hits?
A: Phil Niekro (64)
Q: Bubba Watson the seventh golfer to have his first two major wins come at The Masters. Who was the last to do it before him?
A: Jose Maria Olazabal
Q: Born on this date: Jason Varitek, the only man to catch four no-hitters. Who is the only man to catch no-hitters from both Sandy Koufax and Nolan Ryan?
A: Jeff Torborg (Koufax in 1965; Ryan in 1973)
Q: There have been six two-point conversions in Super Bowl play. The player who scored the first one was born on this date. Who is he?
A: Mark Seay (Chargers v. 49ers in SB 29)
Q: Born on this date: Royals Hall of Famer Bret Saberhagen. Who recorded the last putout of his no-hitter in 1991?
A: Todd Benzinger
Q: Born on this date: Ken Griffey, Sr. He and Junior hit back-to-back homers in a game in 1990. Who was the pitcher?
A: Kirk McCaskill of the California Angels (September 14, 1990)
Q: On this date in 1973: Royals played their first game at then-Royals Stadium. Who scored the first run in the new park?
A: Fred Patek
Q: Born on this date: The first player to homer in three consecutive pinch-hit at bats. Who is he?
A: Lee Lacy of the Dodgers in 1978