What team has the most MLS Cup championship losses?
Trivia Question Answer
The New England Revolution has the most MLS Cup losses with five (2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2014). The Revolution are 0 and 5 in MLS Championship games.
Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League. Who was the first African American to play in the American League?
Larry Doby was the 2nd black player to play major league baseball and the first in the American League. His major league debut was July 5, 1947 for the Cleveland Indians. He was signed by Cleveland 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier with Brooklyn. Doby played through 1959, was on 7 All-Star teams, was a member of 1948 World Series Champion Cleveland Indians team, and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998 by the Veteran’s Committee.
What MLB players have won the Rookie of the Year, MVP, and Cy Young awards in their career?
Two players have won the Rookie of the Year, MVP, and Cy Young awards in their career:
Who were the first 3 major league baseball players to become members of the 500 home run club?
The first 3 major league baseball players to join the 500 home run club were:
Since 1900, who is the only major league pitcher to win 30 or more games in a season four or more times?
Pitcher Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants won 30 or more games four times in 1903 (30), 1904 (33), 1905 (31) and 1908 (37). Since 1900, he is the only major league pitcher to win 30 or more games in a season four times and was the first to do it three years in a row.
Cy Young misses out on the honor since three of his five 30+ win seasons happened in the 1800s (1892 – 36, 1893 – 34, 1895 – 35, 1901 – 33, 1902 – 32).
In the 1800s many pitchers had 30+ win seasons four or more times.
Who was the first pick in the first NBA draft?
The first draft by the Basketball Association of America (BAA – the precursor to the NBA) was held in 1947. In that year the Pittsburgh Ironmen drafted Clifton McNeely out of Texas Wesleyan. However, McNeely never played for the Ironman or any other BAA team, opting instead to coach high school basketball in Texas.
The Pittsburgh Ironmen’s only BAA season was the 1946/47 season.
Who was the first recipient of the NBA Sportsmanship Award?
Joe Dumars of the Detroit Pistons was the first winner of the award in 1996. The Sportsmanship Award, given to the player who most exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship and on the court ethical behavior, fair play and integrity, has been named the “Joe Dumars Trophy” in honor of its first recipient.
Who said “What does George know about Yankee pride? When did he ever play for the Yankees?”
“What does George know about Yankee pride? When did he ever play for the Yankees?” was said by none other than Billy Martin talking about New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.
Who is the only player in major league history to lead the league in triples, home runs and RBIs in the same year?
Jim Rice of the Boston Red Sox lead the league in triples (15), home runs (46), and RBIs (139) in 1978 becoming the only player to do so. That same year he also lead the league in extra-base hits, total bases, slugging percentage, and OPS (on-base + slugging).
When was the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) founded?
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was founded in November of 1993.