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Thursday Trivia on Friday

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by micropolitan guy, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    We'll dispense with the obligatory legalese and get right down to business. A mix of sports and other stuff today.

    1. Randy Johnson has the most strikeouts in this decade (2000-2008) with 1,749. Who is No. 2?

    2. What was Jed Barlett's Secret Service name on "The West Wing?" Bonus: What was Zoey Bartlett's?
    ANSWER: The POTUS was "Eagle," and Zooey was "Bookbag."

    3. Who hit the final home run at Jarry Park?
    ANSWER: Greg Luzinski is correct.

    4. On TV, who was John James Preston?
    ANSWER: He is indeed, "Big," from "Sex and the City."

    5. North Carolina State defeated Virginia 13-0 in 1944 and Michigan defeated Ohio State 9-3 in 1950. What statistical oddity ties these games together?
    ANSWER: Neither winning team had a first down.

    TV BONUS QUESTION: What unusual nickname did detective John Kelly give David Schwimmer's character in the first season of NYPD Blue?
    ANSWER: Yes, he was nicknamed 4B. He was from Shaker Heights, Ohio, and was killed after confronting a robber in the apartment building.

    MUSICAL BONUS QUESTION: Who were Rosalind Ashford-Holmes, Annette Beard-Helton and Gloria Williams?
    ANSWER: Yes, they are the original Vandellas.

    Back about 4 p.m. EST to update the correct answers
  2. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    2. Eagle. Bookbag.
  3. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    1. Johan Santana
  4. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    The music is the Vandellas.

    Zoey was "the Bookbag" (sorry DC -- didn't see your answer)
  5. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    4. J.J. from Good Times? Just a shot in the dark.

    5. Another shot... No completed passes?
  6. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Yeah, the music was a gimme this time.
  7. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    Updated with several corect answers.
  8. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    TV Bonus -- it was the name of his address, right?
  9. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Well-Known Member

    3. Mike Schmidt?
  10. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    That sounds right. I think it was 4B
  11. Dyno

    Dyno Well-Known Member

    TV Bonus - 4B

    ETA: You just beat me, oop.
  12. No. 4 -- is he Sgt. Preston of the Yukon?
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