Hard Sports Trivia Questions

By April 13, 2012June 18th, 2018No Comments
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bacon sports triviaIt’s Friday so it’s time for another round of Big Boy Sport Trivia. This week I’m going to increase the difficulty level slightly.

Random Sports Trivia:

  1. Who is generally regarded as the best arm wrestler of all time?
  2. What food did Wade Boggs eat before every game?
  3. What was the last MLB team that Wade Boggs played for?
  4. The Indianapolis Colts had the number 1 and number 2 overall picks in the 1992 NFL Draft. Name the two players that they selected. Bonus: name the school that each player went to.
  5. Earnest Byner’s “The Fumble” happened against which team?
  6. Coach K played college basketball at which school? Bonus: who was his coach.
  7. From “The Dan Patrick Show”, name each of the Danette’s (nickname or first name is acceptable).
  8. What do Tyreke Evans, Emeka Okafor, Pau Gasol, and Brandon Roy all have in common (hint: this has nothing to do with the round they were drafted or All Star games)?
  9. Which pitcher has the most career wins to never win a Cy Young award?
  10. Which NFL coach has the most Super Bowl victories?
  11. How many Super Bowl victories does Dan Reeves have?
  12. Which two players are tied for fourth behind Ricky Henderson, Ty Cobb, and Barry Bonds in total career runs (I’ll allow you to have four choices to get the two)?
Who plays there? In this category name the team that plays in the arena/stadium:
  1. Alamo Dome
  2. Edward Jones Dome
  3. Amway Center
  4. Cinergy Field
  5. Quicken Loans Arena
  6. Petco Park
  7. Lincoln Financial Field
  8. Minute Maid Park
  9. Nationwide Arena
  10. Raymond James Stadium

Where did they go to school? NBA players.

  1. Erick Dampier
  2. Rodney Stuckey
  3. Samuel Dalembert
  4. Craig Ehlo
  5. Theo Ratliff
  6. Jermaine O’Neal
  7. Doug Christie
  8. Muggsy Bogues
  9. Vin Baker
  10. Mookie Blaylock

Where did they go to school? NFL QB’s.

  1. Derek Anderson
  2. Mark Brunell
  3. Boomer Esiason
  4. Matt Hasselbeck
  5. John Kitna
  6. Kurt Warner
  7. Koy Detmer (he’s Ty Detmer’s Brother)
  8. Trent Edwards
  9. A.J. Feeley
  10. Jeff Garcia
Use these questions to drop some serious knowledge on other sports fans:
  • Who holds the career record for most times grounded into a double play? Cal Ripken Jr. with 350
  • Who is the only player to win a league MVP but never appear in an All Star game? Kirk Gibson

Here’s the answers:

  1. John Brzenk. Go watch “Pulling John”. It’s an entertaining documentary about arm wrestling.
  2. Chicken
  3. Tampa Bay Devil Rays (they hadn’t dropped the Devil from their name yet)
  4. Steve Emtman (#1) and Quentin Coryatt (#2). Emtman went to Washington and Coryatt went to Texas A&M.
  5. The Denver Broncos
  6. Army. Bobby Knight.
  7. Fritzy, Paulie, McLovin, Seton.
  8. They all won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
  9. Cy Young
  10. Chuck Noll. He went 4-0 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
  11. Zero. He went 0-4
  12. Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth.
Who plays there answers:
  1. San Antonio Spurs
  2. St Louis Rams
  3. Orlando Magic
  4. Cincinnati Reds
  5. Cleveland Cavaliers
  6. San Diego Padres
  7. Philadelphia Eagles
  8. Houston Astros
  9. Columbus Blue Jackets
  10. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Where did they go to school answers? NBA players.

  1. Mississippi State
  2. Eastern Washington
  3. Seton Hall
  4. Washington State
  5. University of Wyoming
  6. He didn’t go to college. He went straight to the NBA.
  7. Pepperdine
  8. Wake Forrest
  9. University of Hartford
  10. Oklahoma

Where did they go to school answers? NFL QB’s.

  1. Oregon State
  2. Washington
  3. Maryland
  4. Boston College
  5. Central Washington
  6. Northern Iowa
  7. Colorado
  8. Stanford
  9. Oregon
  10. San Jose St


Rob Cressy

Rob Cressy

Sports loving free throw specialist and yinzer living in Chicago who is awesome most of the time, has run with the bulls in Spain, and is a graduate of Second City's Improv program.