Who said – “The other teams could make trouble for us if they win“?
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Yes, as you probably guessed, this is one of many famous “yogi-isms”. Yogi Berra said that while manager of the New York Yankees.
Who was the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500?
Janet Guthrie became the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500 when she competed in the 1977 Indianapolis 500 where she finished 29th. She was also the first woman to compete in the Daytona 500 in the following season.
Who was the first designated hitter (DH) to receive baseball’s Silver Slugger award?
The designated hitter (DH) has been around in the American League since 1973. The Silver Slugger awards were instituted in 1980, thus the first DHs could not win the award. The first DH to win the Silver Slugger for the DH position in 1980 was “Mr. October”, Reggie Jackson of the New York Yankees.
How is earned run average (ERA) calculated for professional baseball?
The equation for ERA is quite simple:
ERA = (Earned Runs/Innings Pitched) x 9
For those parents out there who may wish to do the calculation for their little leaguers where games are typically 7 innings in length the equation would be modified to: ERA = (Earned Runs/Innings Pitched) x 7
What were the first points scored in Super Bowl history?
The first points scored in Super Bowl I were on a 37-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter from Bart Starr to Max McGee, who had replaced injured starter Boyd Dowler. Don Chandler kicked the Super Bowl’s first extra point after the touchdown.
What is the Pinstripe Bowl?
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Officially the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, the Pinstripe Bowl is an NCAA Division I FBS college football bowl game held anually in Yankee Stadium in New York City. The game, organized by the New York Yankees, was first played in 2010. The winner is awarded the George M. Steinbrenner Trophy.
Who holds the NFL record for the most sacks in season?
To date, the record for the most sacks in an NFL season was compiled by Michael Strahan of the N.Y. Giants. In 2001 he had 22.5 sacks. Number 2 on the list with 22 are Mark Gastineau of the N.Y. Jets (1984), Jared Allen of the Minnesota Vikings (2011) and Justin Houston of the Kansas City Chiefs (2014).