Red Sox (And Related) Trivia - November 2009

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Red Sox (And Related) Trivia - November 2009 - Quiz

A 10-question quiz. You have five minutes to answer the questions and submit them. Spelling DOES count!
Use your email address as part of your "name" so I know how to contact the winners! (Example: Cyn = toeingtherubber@yahoo. Com)
This program will tell me everyone's scores and when they posted them. First two to get all ten questions right win the books!
Thanks for playing!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    "How did the Mets do today" are the supposed last words of which former Red Sox catcher?

    The correct answer is Moe Berg or Mo Berg. The question asks for the supposed last words of a former Red Sox catcher, and both Moe Berg and Mo Berg fit this description. The question does not provide any additional information or context to determine which name is the correct answer, so either option could be considered correct.

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  • 2. 

    Which player took over in center field after Dominic DiMaggio retired?

    After Dominic DiMaggio retired, Jimmy Piersall took over in center field.

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  • 3. 

    "The Yaz Song" became a novelty hit for what Boston-based radio personality?


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  • 4. 

    In 1923, Howard Ehmke pitched a no-hitter for the Red Sox.   The next Sox no-hitter didn't get thrown until 1956 by which pitcher?

    Mel Parnell is the correct answer because he was the pitcher who threw the next no-hitter for the Red Sox after Howard Ehmke's in 1923. The question establishes a time gap of 33 years between the two no-hitters, and Mel Parnell's achievement in 1956 fits this timeline.

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  • 5. 

    Sure, Fisk hit the home run that won the game.  But who hit the 8th inning, 3-run, pinch hit, home run that TIED Game 6 of the 1975 World Series (thus creating the tie that Fisk went on to break)?

    Bernie Carbo hit the 8th inning, 3-run, pinch hit, home run that tied Game 6 of the 1975 World Series. This home run created the tie that Fisk later broke with his own home run.

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  • 6. 

    Sammy Sosa hit his first career home run off of what former Red Sox pitcher?

    Sammy Sosa hit his first career home run off of Roger Clemens, a former Red Sox pitcher. This suggests that Sosa's first home run came against Clemens when they were playing against each other.

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  • 7. 

    In 2001, which Red Sox player broke up Mike Mussina's perfect game (with a pinch hit) in the ninth inning with two outs?

    Carl Everett is the correct answer because he is the Red Sox player who broke up Mike Mussina's perfect game in the ninth inning with a pinch hit in 2001. This means that with two outs in the ninth inning, Carl Everett was able to get a hit off of Mike Mussina, preventing him from achieving a perfect game.

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  • 8. 

    What team was Kevin Millar supposed to play for before Theo Epstein swooped in? (You can answer it with "The (city name team name)" or just city name/team name or just the team name.  Any answer will register as 'correct')

  • 9. 

    Only one Red Sox player was playing and on the field both in 2004 and in 2007 as the Sox won the World Series. Who is he?

    Jason Varitek, also known as Tek, is the correct answer to the question. He is the only Red Sox player who was playing and on the field during both the 2004 and 2007 World Series victories. This suggests that Varitek played a crucial role in both championship runs, making him a significant and consistent contributor to the team's success during those years.

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  • 10. 

    Who gave CHB his nickname?

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