Q: What pitcher holds the Royals’ record for 10-strikeout games in a single season?
A: Dennis Leonard (6 in 1977)
Q: Who is the oldest player ever to hit an inside-the-park home run?
A: Honus Wagner at age 42 (June 30, 1916)
Q: Who was the lowest seed to win the Ladies’ singles championship at Wimbledon?
A: Venus Williams (#14 in 2005)
Q: Who was the last player to win the All-Star Home Run Derby and the All-Star Game MVP in the same year?
A: Garret Anderson in 2003
Q: Who holds the career record for wins by an Asian-born pitcher?
A: Chan Ho Park
Q: He’s the only man to throw a big league no-hitter and manage the Kansas City Royals. Who is he?
A: Bob Lemon
Q: On this date in 1941: Joe DiMaggio extended his hitting streak to 42 games, breaking the old modern day mark held by whom?
A: George Sisler
Q: What pitcher is the Astros’ career wins leader?
A: Joe Niekro with 144 (Roy Oswalt is second with 143)
Q: Who holds the big league record for RBI in game by a pitcher?
A: Tony Cloninger with 9
Q: Curtis McClinton was the first Kansas Jayhawk to score a touchdown in the Super Bowl. Who was the second?
A: Larry Brown (Steelers vs. Vikings in Super Bowl IX)
Q: Who was the first foreign-born player to be the first pick in the NBA Draft?
A: Mychal Thomspon in 1978 (Born in Nassau, Bahamas)
Q: Joey Votto has reached base in 31 straight games, the longest active streak in the majors. Who has the longest streak in history?
A: Ted Williams (84 games from July 1st through September 27th of 1949)
Q: Will Shields holds the NFL record for consecutive starts by a guard. Who holds the record for offensive lineman, regardless of position?
A: Mick Tingelhoff with 240
Q: Before Mike Montgomery, who was the last pitcher to throw a 10-K, no walk shutout against the Royals?
A: Jon Lieber of the Phillies in 2007
Q: What player holds the big league record for consecutive bases stolen without being caught?
A: Vince Coleman with 50 (He broke Dave Lopes’ record of 38 on this date in 1989)
Q: He’s the only pitcher to hit two home runs in the course of throwing a no-hitter. It happened on this date. Who is he?
A: Rick Wise
Q: Walter Payton’s eight NFL touchdown passes are the most among non-quarterbacks. Second on that list is a man celebrating a birthday today. Who is he?
A: LaDanian Tomlinson (7)
Q: Mike Moustakas has driven in a run in seven straight games. Who holds the Royals’ record for consecutive games with an RBI?
A: Mike Sweeney (13 in 1999)