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04-28-00, 08:44 PM
What Yankee ace submarine pitcher was responsible for the only fatality in major league history?
What Yank shortstop holds the #3 spot for consecutive games played after Cal Ripkin Jr. and Lou Gehrig?
What Highlander ace still holds the record for the American Leagues best ever season of 41 - 12?
04-28-00, 09:45 PM
1. Carl mays
2. Frank Crosetti ? Rizzuto ? I'm not sure.
3. Jack Chesboro
04-28-00, 10:15 PM
Nice work KG. Two out of three ain't bad. I'll give you a little more time on this one. One hint; back up a few years. A couple more hints; Every church has a ___________; The Shakers made a piece of furniture called a ___________ bench.
04-29-00, 05:00 PM
Everett Deacon Scott
04-29-00, 08:31 PM
Every church has a Everett ?
04-29-00, 11:05 PM
05-03-00, 12:02 AM
Seahorse, you posted the answer too fast!!!!
Now the real question is, whose record did Everett Scott break????
05-05-00, 08:21 PM
You got me Penguin4. A Yank or another team?
05-07-00, 07:53 PM
05-14-00, 10:46 AM
Hate to say it, but I didn't know the answer myself, when I posted this, just wanted to see if anyone did. But I was curious so I e-mailed SABR about it.
Here's the answer:
Shortstop George Pinckney of Brooklyn (in the American Association)played 577 consecutive games from September 20, 1885- May 7, 1890. How was his streak stopped? Someone spiked him, and he couldn't play for 8 days afterwards.
Thought you guys would be interested to know that.:cool:
05-15-00, 12:04 PM
Thanks Penguin. I knew that. I just wanted to see if anyone else did. Watch those spikes, ouch!
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