Trivia Fun Time V—–Answers

June 21, 2009 |


   As promised. Here are the answers to my latest list of trivia questions. For those who checked out the questions last week, now you see how you did. For those just now checking the post, you get some silly information. Everybody wins. So without further ado, here are the answers.



1)   Since 1967 what team won the Stanley Cup with the worst non-strike regular season record?

      1992 Pittsburgh Penguins       39-32-9

2)  Since 1966 what team won the NBA Finals with the worst regular season record?

      Our own 1978 Washington Bullets      44-38

3) Since 1969 what team won the World series with the worst non-strike regular season record?

      2006 St. Louis Cardinals       83-78

4)  Since 1966 what team won the Super Bowl with the most losses?

                  Tie)  1988 San Francisco 49ers and 2007 NY Giants   10-6

5)  Since 1960 what team won the NCAA Mens’ Basketball tournament with the most losses?

                            1988   Kansas Jayhawks    21-11

6)  A four parter. Who was the most recent number one overall draft pick to win a championship in……….

NHL                     Sidney Crosby,    2005 #1 pick

NBA                      Tim Duncan,   1997  #1 pick

MLB                      Pat Burrell,  1998  #1 pick

NFL                          Eli Manning,   2004   #1 pick


        Since my earlier trivia blogs were hidden away in the contestant section, I will post an old one with each new set. Just for a little extra fun.

                                    (Originally posted on April 13th)

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 positions?

  Dennis Franchione,    Gene Stallings,    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- Oakland Raiders vs. Washington Redskins

                 Jim Plunkett                    Joe 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?

                                Sugar 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)




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