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.

First Members of the 500 Home Run Club

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David Ortiz is the latest member of the 500 home run club – MLB ballplayers who have hit 500 or more home runs. Who were the first three members of the 500 home run club?

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The first three members of the 500 home run club were:

1. Babe Ruth – August 11, 1929
2. Jimmie Foxx – September 24, 1940
3. Mell Ott – August 1, 1945

Most Leadoff Home Runs

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What MLB player has the most career leadoff home runs?

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The record of 81 leadoff home runs is held by Rickey Henderson. Henderson played from 1979 to 2003 for 9 different major league teams. He holds numerous other records.

NFL 30-Second Clock

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When was the 30-second clock first used between plays of an NFL game?

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1976 was the first year that saw the use of the 30-second clock between plays in NFL games.

First Solheim Cup

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When and where was the first Solheim Cup tournament held?

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The Solheim Cup, the LPGA equivalent to the Ryder Cup, was first held in 1990 at the Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida.

At Least 30 Saves in Each of First Five Seasons

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Who was the first pitcher to have 30 or more saves in each of their first five complete seasons?

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Jonathan Papelbon holds the record for being the first pitcher to have 30 or more saves in their first five complete seasons in the league (2006 – 35, 2007 – 37, 2008 – 41, 2009 – 38, 2010 – 37: all with the Boston Red Sox). “Pap” went on to get 30 or more saves in 2011 with the Red Sox (31) and 2012 with the Philadelphia Phillies (38).

First American League hitter with two 3-Home Run Games in a Season

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Who was the first American League hitter to hit three home runs in a game twice in the same season?

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The “Splendid Splinter”, Ted Williams hit three home runs twice in 1957:

o May 8, 1957 against the Chicago White Sox. The Red Sox won the game 4-1.

o June 13, 1957 against the Cleveland Indians. The Red Sox won the game 9-3.

First Tight End with Four 10 Touchdown Seasons

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Who was the first NFL tight end to catch 10 or more touchdown passes in four seasons?

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Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots achieved his record setting fourth 10+ touchdown season in 2014. Gronk had 10 touchdown receptions in 2010, 17 in 2011 (a single season record for tight ends), 11 in 2012, and 12 in 2014.