President Watching from the Dugout

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Who was the first President of the United States to watch a Major League Baseball game from the dugout?

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President Ronald Reagan was the first President of the United States to watch a Major League Baseball game from the dugout.

Lowest Single Season ERA

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Which Hall-of-Fame pitcher compiled the lowest single-season earned run average (ERA) for anyone pitching 300 or more innings?

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National Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson finished the 1968 season with a 1.12 ERA over 304.7 innings pitched. This figure, which for much of the 1968 season had held below 1.00, became the lowest ERA among pitchers who pitched 300 innings.

Rugby in the Olympics

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When was Rugby first in the Olympics?

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Rugby Union (15 players per team) has been in the Olympics four times in 1900 (Paris), 1908 (London), 1920 (Antwerp) and 1924 (Paris). Rugby sevens (7 players per team) has been in the Olympics once in 2016 (Rio de Janeiro).

Golf in the Olympics

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When has golf been an Olympic sport?

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Golf has to date been in the Olympics three times:

  1. 1900 in Paris
  2. 1904 in St. Louis
  3. 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

First Olympics for Beach Volleyball

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In what Olympics did beach volleyball makes its debut?

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Beach volleyball first became a summer Olympic sport in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. In that first year of beach volleyball at the Olympics the United States men and the Brazilian women won the gold medals.

First Olympic Soccer Gold Medals

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What were the first countries to win the gold medal for soccer in the Olympics?

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For the men, the first gold medal in soccer was awarded at the Athens Olympics in 1896 to Great Britain. For the women the first gold medal for soccer came much later in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics where the United States won gold.

Youngest Pitcher to Throw No Hitter

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Who was the youngest major league pitcher to throw a no hitter?

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The overall youngest, and also youngest for the National League, was Amos Rusie who threw his no hitter on July 31, 1891 (New York Giants 6, Brooklyn Grooms 0) at the age of 20 years 2 months. The youngest for the American League was Vida Blue who threw a no hitter on September 21, 1970 (Oakland 6, Minnesota 0) at the age of 21 years 1 month.

Boston Red Sox Player with Most Career Hits

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What Boston Red Sox player has the most career hits?

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Red Sox great Carl Yastrzemski is the Red Sox player who played their whole career with the club with the most career hits at 3,419. Yaz hist is 3,000th hit on September 12, 1979.

Tris Speaker, who played with the Red Sox from 1907 through 1915, has more career hits than Yaz with 3,515. Speaker hit is 3,000th hit on May 17, 1925 while playing with Cleveland, who he played for from 1916 through 1926.

MLB Most Career Base Hits

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What Major League Baseball player holds the record for the most career base hits?

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Pete Rose holds the major league record for the most career base hits with 4,256. Second on the list is Ty Cobb with 4,191, and third on the list is Han Aaron with 3,771.