April 16, 2009 |


 Here are the answers to my trivia quiz that I posted last week.

Question 1–  What college was attended by my childhood football hero Minnesota Vikings QB Tommy Kramer?

                         Rice  University

Question 2–  What Oriole was the starting pitcher in the first home game of the inaugural Oriole season in 1954?

                                     Bob Turley

Question 3– Bear Bryant left  Texas A&M to take the Alabama head football coaching job in 1958. What other three men have also held both of those postions?

         Gene Stallings, Dennis Franchione, Dorset Graves

Question 4– When Kurt Warner and Ben Roethlisberger took the field in Super Bowl 43 it had been a few years since the two starting QB’s had already won Super Bowl rings as starters. In which Super Bowl  before this years had it happened most recently?

                        1984 Super Bowl (’83 season)    Plunkett/Theismann

Question 5– What Hall of Fame boxer was held to a surprisingly close decision victory by fringe contender Randy Shields at the Baltimore Civic center in October of 1978?

                                      Ray Leonard

Question 6– What lower division college basketball coach took his teams to 9 national championship games (winning 4) during the years between the 1997-98 season and 2007-08?

                            Ray Harper

Kentucky Wesleyan (’98, ’99, ’00, ’01, ’02, ’03)

Oklahoma City  ( ’06,’07, ’08)