Pitcher When Derek Jeter Got His 3,000th Hit

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Who was the pitcher when Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter got his 3,000th hit?

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Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit was a home run off of Tampa Bay pitcher David Price. He was the first Yankee to ever reach 3,000 hits and at the time of the accomplishment the 28th player overall. Jeter’s hit came in the third inning of a game on July 9, 2011. Jeter went on to hit 5 for 5 in that game.

Pitcher When Yaz Got His 3,000th Hit

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Who was the pitcher when Red Sox player Carl Yastrzemski got his 3,000th hit?

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Left handed hitter Carl Yastrzemski got his 3,000th hit off of Yankee pitcher Jim Beattie in the ninth inning of a game at Fenway Park that the Red Sox won 9 to 2. Carl went on to 3,419 hits in a career that spanned the years 1961 to 1983. He played his entire career with the Boston Red Sox.

First #1 Drafted QB to Win Super Bowl

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Which NFL quarterback was the first #1 draftee to win a Super Bowl?

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Joe Namath (“Broadway Joe” or “Joe Willie”) was drafted #1 out of Alabama in 1965 in the AFL draft. He lead the New York Jets to their first and only Super Bowl victory in 1969 (over the Baltimore Colts ) to become the first quarterback in NFL history to be a #1 draftee to win a Super Bowl.

Colleges with the Most Players Drafted into the NFL

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Through 2013, which of these colleges has had the most players drafted into the NFL: Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, or USC?

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The schools with the most players drafted into the NFL are:

  1. USC: 484
  2. Notre Dame: 477
  3. Ohio State: 407
  4. Oklahoma: 363
  5. Nebraska: 347

Oldest Continuously Used Baseball Ballpark

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What is the oldest continuously used baseball ballpark in the world?

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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the oldest continuously operated baseball ballpark in the world is Fuller Field in Clinton, Massachusetts. Clinton is a small town located 35 miles west of Fenway Park in Boston, the oldest Major League Baseball ballpark. Fuller Field has been hosting baseball games since 1878.

First Roberto Clemente Award

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When was the Roberto Clemente Award first awarded and who was the first winner of the award?

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Major League Baseball’s Roberto Clemente Award “is given annually to a player who demonstrates the values Clemente displayed in his commitment to community and understanding the value of helping others.” Each team nominates a team member for the award. The winner is selected from the 30 team nominees during the World Series. The Roberto Clemente award was first given in 1971 to Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants.

Right on Hereford; Left on Boylston

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What is the significance of the phrase “right on Hereford; left on Boylston“?

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Right on Hereford; left on Boylston are the final two turns into the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

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First Woman to Win the Boston Marathon

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Who was the first female runner to win the Boston Marathon?

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Women were not allowed to officially enter the Boston Marathon until 1972. In that year Nina Kuscsik of the United States won with a time of 3:10:26. However, in 1996, the victories of unofficial women runners dating back to 1966 were officially recognized. The first recognized winner in 1966 was Bobbi Gibb of the United States with a time of 3:21:40, the first course record that held until 1970.

Men and Women from the Same School Win NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship

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In 2014 both the men’s and women’s basketball teams from the University of Connecticut (UConn) won the NCAA Division 1 National Championship. When was the first time that the men and women from the same school won the basketball title?

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The first time that the men’s and women’s NCAA Division 1 Basketball Championship was won by the same school was back in 2004. UConn was again involved as the UConn men and women both won their respective basketball National Championships that year. To date, that is the only other time that this has occurred.

Baseball’s “Golden Sombrero”

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In baseball, what is a “golden sombrero”?

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A baseball player can earn a golden sombrero by striking out four times in a game. A player who strikes out five times in a game earns “Olympic rings” or a “platinum sombrero”, and a player who strikes out six times earns a “horn” or “titanium sombrero”