Most Game Winning Goals in NHL Playoffs

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Who has the most game winning goals in the NHL playoffs?

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At 24 game winning goals both Wayne Gretsky (Edmonton, Los Angeles, St. Louis, and the NY Rangers) and Brett Hull (St. Louis, Dallas, and Detroit) are tied for the most game winning goals in the NHL playoffs.

First Major League Player to Play in Japan

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Who was the first former Major League Baseball player to play in Japan?

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Phil Paine, who made his major league debut with the Boston Braves in 1951, pitched 9 games with the Nishitetsu Lions in Nippon Professional Baseball in 1953. He came back to the states to play with the Milwaukee Braves (1954-1957) and the St. Louis Cardinals (1958).

Last At Bat for Ted Williams

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What did Hall of Fame great Ted Williams do in his last major league at bat?

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On September 28, 1960, in the bottom of the 8th inning with the count 1-1, Ted Williams hit a home run off of Orioles pitcher Jack Fisher to give the Fenway faithful one last treat before retiring. The Red Sox won the game 5-4 but would go on to finish the 1960 season in second to last place.

Most Points Scored in an NBA Playoff Game Combined

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What are the most points scored in an NBA playoff game by both teams combined?

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On May 11, 1992 in a double overtime game, Portland defeated Phoenix 153 to 151. Combined the two teams scored 304 points which stands to this day as the most points scored in an NBA playoff game by both teams combined.

San Francisco Giants Best and Worst Season

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What were the best and worst seasons for the San Francisco Giants?

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  • Best Season: The San Francisco Giants’ best season came in 1904 as the New York Giants when they went 106 and 47 (.693). The best season as the San Francisco Giants came in 1993 when they went 103 and 59 (.636).
  • Worst Season: The San Francisco Giants’ worst season came in 1985 when they went 62 and 100 (.383).

Worst Red Sox Season

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What was the Boston Red Sox worst season record?

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The Boston Red Sox had their worst season ever back when seasons were only 154 games long. In 1932 the Red Sox went 43 and 111. That is the fewest wins, most losses, and worst winning percentage (.279) of any Red Sox team. Their worst performance for a 162 game season came in 1965 when they went 62 and 100 (.383).

First NBA Team to Win Second NBA Championship

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What was the first NBA team to win a second NBA Championship?

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The Minneapolis Lakers, now the Los Angeles Lakers, won the BAA Championship in 1949, and then won the NBA Championship in 1950 to become the first team to win a second NBA Championship as well as the first team to win back-to-back championships. The BAA (Basketball Association of America) was the original name of the NBA when it was founded in 1947. The name was changed to the National Basketball Association in 1950.

Longest Same Name & Same City U.S. Professional Sports Team

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What U.S. professional sports team has been in the same city with the same name for the longest period of time?

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Founded in 1883 in the City of Brotherly Love as the Phillies in the National League, the Philadelphia Phillies hold the record for the longest amount of time in the same city with the same name.

Most Career Goals in the NHL Playoffs

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What NHL player holds the record for the most career goals in the playoffs?

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Wayne Gretzky holds the career record for goals scored in the NHL playoffs with 122 which he scored with Edmonton, Los Angeles, St. Louis, and New York.

Most Points in NBA Playoff Game by a Rookie

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Who holds the record for the most points scored by a rookie in an NBA playoff game?

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On March 14, 1960 Wilt Chamberlain scored 53 points as a rookie to set the record for the most points in an NBA playoff game in a game between the Philadelphia Warriors (now the Golden State Warriors) and the Syracuse Nationals (now the Philadelphia 76ers).