Tiger Woods First PGA Victory

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What was Tiger Woods first PGA tour victory?

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Tiger Woods first victory on the PGA Tour was on October 6, 1996 in the Las Vegas Invitational. His victory was a 27 under par playoff victory over Davis Love III.

First MLB Team to Win 3 Straight Postseason Games by 10+ Runs

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What was the first Major League baseball Team to win 3 straight postseason games scoring 10 or more runs?

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The 2007 Boston Red Sox are the owners of this record. Their streak:

  • 2007 ALCS Game 6: 12 to 2 over Cleveland
  • 2007 ALCS Game 7: 11 to 2 over Cleveland
  • 2007 World Series Game 1: 13 to 1 over Colorado

Golden Boot Award

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What is the Golden Boot Award?

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The Golden Boot Award is given to the Major League Soccer (MLS) player who scores the most goals in a season. The award replaced the MLS Scoring Champion Award in 2005. The MLS Scoring Champion Award was based on a point system – two points for a goal and one point for an assist. The first winner of the Golden Boot Award in 2005 was Taylor Twellman of the New England Revolution.

Most NFL Seasons Played

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Who holds the record for the most NFL seasons played?

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George Blanda, a quarterback and placekicker, played 26 NFL seasons setting the NFL record. He played for the Chicago Bears (1949), Baltimore Colts (1950), Chicago Bears (1950–1958), Houston Oilers (1960–1966), Oakland Raiders (1967–1975) and retired from the game as the age of 48 (a month shy of his 49th birthday).

First Non-US Ryder Cup Hat Trick

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When was the first time that a team from other than the United States managed to win 3 Ryder Cups in a row?

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Since the first Ryder Cup in 1927, a team from other than the United States has won the Ryder Cup three times in a row only once. That occurred when Team Europe won the 2002, 2004, and 2006 Ryder Cup matches.

Europe could repeat this feat with a win in 2014 as they have won both the 2010 and 2012 matches.

PGA Championship Wins for Tiger Woods

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Going into the 2014 PGA Championship, how many times has Tiger Woods won the PGA Championship?

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As of the start of the 2014 PGA Championship, Tiger Woods has won the match four times in 1999, 2000, 2006, and 2007.

First Triple Crown Winner

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Who was the first baseball player to win the triple crown (hint: think way back)?

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The first triple crown winner was the National League’s Paul Hines who won the triple crown in 1878 playing with the Providence Grays, with a .358 batting average, 4 home runs, and 50 RBIs.

Original Name of the Australian Open

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What was the original name of the Australian Open?

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When it was first played in 1905, the Australian Open was known as the Australasian Championships. Its name changed to the Australian Championships in 1927, and changed to its current name, the Australian Open, in 1969.

NCAA Football Single Season Rushing Record

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As of the end of the 2013 college football season, who holds the NCAA football single season rushing record?

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The NCAA football single season rushing records are:

  • Division I FBS: 2,628 – Barry Sanders, Oklahoma St., 1988
  • Division I FCS: 2,255 – Arnold Mickens, Butler, 1994
  • Division II: 2,756 – Danny Woodhead, Chadron St. 2006
  • Division III: 2,790 – Nate Kmic, Mount Union. 2008 *

* NCAA all-time, all-division leading rusher.

Most Consecutive Complete Games Pitching in MLB History

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What Major League pitcher holds the record for the most consecutive complete games pitched?

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Jack Taylor set the record for the most consecutive complete games pitched in 1906 when he pitched his 185th complete game. Do not look for that record to be broken any time soon. In Major League baseball, 185 is approximately the total number of compete games pitched by all major league pitchers in a year.