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We work with a weekly theme and the questions increase in difficulty as the week progresses.
T. Scott Brandon,
Port Angeles, Washington,
D. Bruce Brown,
Sunday, November 18, 2012
November 12-18, 2012 Ten stolen bases and fifty home runs in the same season
claimed to have had a better year than the president?
amount of his salary demands one year were only because he thought $1,000 per
week sounded pretty cool.
broke the single-season home run record four times.
A.Babe Ruth (Quote attributed to Ruth
following the 1929 season.U.S.
presidents made $75,000 per year between 1909 and 1948.Ruth went from $70,000 in 1929 to $80,000 in
1930; From 1922 to 1926, the Yankees paid Ruth $52,000 per season; HR record
1919 w/29, 1920 w/54, 1921 w/59 & 1927 w/60)
Dorrill, Kingwood, TX
.365 is the highest season batting average ever by a switch-hitter?
never accumulated 200 hits in a season.
was the first American League batter to lead the league in home runs and
triples in the same season.
drove a car with Oklahoma license plate number “77-7777”.
A.Mickey Mantle (.365 in 1957; Career
high in H 188 in 1956; HR/3b 1955, Tied w/teammate Andy Carey
for 3b lead)
FCR -Bob Kimball, Washington, DC
baseball team has paid him no less than $20 million per season for the past
twelve consecutive seasons?
played for the U.S. in the 1992 World Junior Championship, where he led the
team with 16 RBI, scored 15 runs, hit .264 and slugged .509 as the team won
player he was once traded for made the assist in the final out of Matt Cain’s