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Obscure sports trivia

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Chef2, Jan 3, 2019.

  1. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

    Casey Stengel?
  2. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    The highest retired number is # 72, Carlton Fisk, by the White Sox.

    The Red Sox also retired his #27.
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  3. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Mike Piazza with the Dodgers, Mets and Marlins? :D
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  4. maumann

    maumann Well-Known Member

    Oh, I just figured it out. Very good question!
  5. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    Don't forget the Padres and A's
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  6. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

  7. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    In what year did half of the teams in the NFL start a quarterback who ended up in the HOF? And who were the qbs? (Each was a legit qb, so not a trick where an RB lined up under center to start the game)
  8. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    um, 1970 or 1971?

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  9. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    Ha, good guess, but the raiders alone had two of those 11, which leaves 10 of 26
  10. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    confused. so there was a year when there were 13 starting HOFers? Thought your last question said the most HOFers to throw a pass in a season was 11. Did two of them somehow start and not throw a pass?
  11. mpcincal

    mpcincal Well-Known Member

    Don't know the answer, but I'm guessing it happened before the merger, when the NFL had 16 teams (or less).
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  12. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

    Or there were less than 26 NFL teams...
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