Monthly Archives: February 2017

Los Angeles Dodgers Spring Training Locations

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Name all of the spring training locations for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Trivia Question Answer

The Los Angeles (1958-present)/Brooklyn Dodgers (1932-1957)/Brooklyn Robins (1914–1931)/Brooklyn Superbas (1913)/Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (1911–1912)/Brooklyn Superbas (1899–1910) have held spring training in the following locations:

  • 2009 – present: Glendale, AZ
  • 1949-2008: Vero Beach, FL
  • 1948: Ciudad Trujillo (Santo Domingo), Dominican Republic
  • 1947: Havana, Cuba
  • 1946: Daytona Beach, FL
  • 1943 – 1945: Bear Mountain, N.Y.
  • 1941 – 1942: Havana, Cuba
  • 1936 – 1940: Clearwater, FL
  • 1934 – 1935: Orlando, FL
  • 1933: Miami, FL
  • 1923 – 1932: Clearwater, FL
  • 1922: Jacksonville, FL
  • 1921: New Orleans, LA
  • 1919 – 1920: Jacksonville, FL
  • 1917 – 1918: Hot Springs, AR
  • 1915 – 1916: Daytona Beach, FL
  • 1913 – 1914: Augusta, GA
  • 1910 – 1912: Hot Springs, AR
  • 1907 – 1909: Jacksonville, FL
  • 1902 – 1906: Columbia, SC
  • 1901: Charlotte, NC

First NCAA Basketball Team with 100 Consecutive Wins

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What was the first NCAA basketball team to win 100 games in a row?

Trivia Question Answer

With their 100th consecutive win on February 13, 2017 the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team became the first and only NCAA team to achieve 100 wins in a row. The next milestone for the UConn women, beating Wayland Baptist University’s record of 131 straight wins. Wayland Baptist University played in the Amateur Athletic Union, AAU, before the NCAA began sponsoring women’s basketball.

DiMaggio and Mantle Attend Spring Training Together

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What was the only year that Yankees greats Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle attended spring training together?

Trivia Question Answer

In spring training of 1951 the Yankees swapped spring training locations with their cross-town rivals the New York Giants and held spring training in the Cactus League in Arizona. That year was Joe DiMaggio’s last spring training and Mickey Mantle’s first.

Most Super Bowl Losses

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What NFL team has the most Super Bowl losses?

Trivia Question Answer

The Denver Broncos hold the record for the most Super Bowl Losses with five (1977, 1986, 1987, 1989, and 2013).

After that, three NFL teams are tied with four losses:

  • Buffalo Bills: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
  • Minnesota Vikings: 1969, 1973, 1974, 1976
  • New England Patriots: 1985, 1996, 2007, 2011

First NHL Player to Score Over 70 Goals in a Season

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Who was the first NHL player to score more than 70 goals in a season?

Trivia Question Answer

Boston Bruin great Phil Esposito was the first NHL player to score over 70 goals in a season with his 76 goals in the 1970/1971 season.

Player with Most Interception TDs in Super Bowl Game

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What player holds the record for the most interceptions returned for a touchdown in a single Super Bowl game?

Trivia Question Answer

In Super Bowl XXXVII between the Oakland Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Buccaneers defensive back Dwight Smith intercepted two passes and returned each for a touchdown to set the Super Bowl record. The first interception he returned 44 yards for a touchdown came in the 3rd quarter. The second was a 50 yard interception return for a touchdown in the 4th quarter. This was also the 200th touchdown scored in Super Bowl history. In total, Oakland quarterback Rich Gannon threw 5 interceptions, 3 of which were returned for touchdowns.

NBA Highest Average PPG in a Season

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What basketball player holds the NBA record for the highest average points per game in a season?

Trivia Question Answer

Wilt Chamberlain, with the Philadelphia Warriors in 1961/62, averaged 50.4 points per game setting the record for the highest average points per game in an NBA season).