First World Series Shutout

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Who pitched the first World Series Shutout?

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The first World Series shutout came in game 2 of the first World Series in 1903. Boston Americans (now Red Sox) pitcher Bill Dinneen blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates 3 to 0. Dinneen duplicated the event in Game 8 of the World Series getting the second World Series shutout also by a score of 3 to 0.

First MLB Championship Series Sweeps

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What were the first American League Championship Series (ALCS) and National League Championship Series to be swept, who did the sweeping, and who was swept?

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ALCS – Starting with the first ALCS in 1969, the first 3 Championship Series were sweeps. In the 1969 ALCS, the Baltimore Orioles swept the Minnesota Twins 3-0. The Orioles did it again to the Twins in 1970 sweeping them 3-0. In 1971, the Baltimore Orioles swept the Oakland Athletics 3-0.

NLCS – Starting with the first NLCS in 1969, the first 2 Championship Series were sweeps. In 1969 the NLCS, the New York Mets swept the Atlanta Braves 3-0. In the 1970 NLCS, the Cincinnati Reds swept the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0.

Paul Bunyan Trophy

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What is college football’s Paul Bunyan Trophy?

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The Paul Bunyan Trophy goes annually to the winner of the Michigan Michigan State football game.

Scored First Major League Run

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Who is credited with scoring the first run in Major League Baseball history?

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Wes Fisler is credited with scoring Major League Baseball’s first run on April 22, 1876 while playing for the Philadelphia Athletics. 1876 was the last year of existence for the Philadelphia Athletics.

First Signature on Louisville Slugger

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Who was the first major league baseball player to have their signature branded into a Louisville Slugger Bat?

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In 1905, Honus Wagner was the first major league baseball player to have his name branded into a Louisville Slugger bat.

First NFL Player to Rush for 2,000 Yards

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Who was the first NFL player to rush for 2,000 yards in a season?

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In 1973 O.J. Simpson of the Buffalo Bills rushed for 2,003 yards to become the first player to rush for 2,000 yards in a season.

Famous Baseball Quote Baseball & Golf

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Who said: “It took me seventeen years to get to 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon at the golf course.”?

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That gem, which any golfer can appreciate, was uttered by none other than “Hammerin'” Hank Aaron.

Top Three Grand Slam Home Run Leaders

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Name the top three all-time leaders in grand slam home runs.

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The top three all-time leaders in grand slam home runs are:

1. Alex Rodriguez (still active as of this writing): 25
2. Lou Gehrig: 23
3. Manny Ramirez: 21

Most Yards Rushing in a Monday Night Football Game

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Who holds the record for the most yards rushing in a Monday Night Football game?

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On November 30, 1987 Bo Jackson of the Los Angeles Raiders ran for 221 yards against Seattle to set the Monday Night Football single game rushing record.