Tagged: History

5/25 – Trivia

Sorry for not being able to post. I went to a hotel and the internet wasn’t working. Here is today’s trivia.

Rubber Duck Trivia

Friday’s trivia goes to Ash of Fantasy Hardball: a bloop and a blast for knowing that the first interleague game was on June 12th, 1997 between the Texas Rangers and the San Francisco Giants. He moves up 1 spot.

Standings:
                                         PTS  Wins
Mets Blog 2009                   24       5
Watercooler                        16       4
Diamond Diva                     16       4
King of Cali                         14       2
The Season Experience       10       3
Fantasy Hardball                  7        2
We’re talkin Homer              5        1
Today’s Question: 6 Points

The 1984 Mets hit one Grand Slam. Who hit it?

♣ First one to post a comment with the correct answer wins. Please leave a link to your blog so I can post your link as a winner.

5/22 – Trivia

Rubber Duck Trivia

Yesterday’s trivia goes to Stephen of King of Cali for knowing that Wiki Gonzalez ground into the 9th triple play made by the Mets, He moves into a 4th place.

Standings:
                                         PTS  Wins
Mets Blog 2009                   24       5
Watercooler                        16       4
Diamond Diva                     16       4
King of Cali                         14       2
The Season Experience       10       3
We’re talkin Homer              5        1
Fantasy Hardball                  4        1
Today’s Question: 3 Points

On what date was the first inter-league play game and what teams played in it?

♣ First one to post a comment with the correct answer wins. Please leave a link to your blog so I can post your link as a winner.

5/21 – Trivia

Rubber Duck Trivia

Yesterday’s trivia goes to Canuck of The Watercooler for knowing that the july 4th game of 1985 ended at 3:55 AM on July 5th.  He moves into a 2nd place tie with Diamond Diva. Also I am now deleting in-active blogs from the standings.

Standings:
                                         PTS  Wins
Mets Blog 2009                   24       5
Watercooler                        16       4
Diamond Diva                     16       4
The Season Experience       10       3
King of Cali                          7        1
We’re talkin Homer              5        1
Fantasy Hardball                  4        1
Today’s Question: 7 Points

On May 17th, 2002, the Mets turned the 9th Triple Play in club history vs the San Diego Padres. Who was the Padre batter when this took place?

♣ First one to post a comment with the correct answer wins. Please leave a link to your blog so I can post your link as a winner.

5/20 – Trivia

Rubber Duck Trivia

Yesterday’s trivia goes to Jeremy of We’re Talkin Homer, Blue Jays and MLB for giving information about Ramon Martinez in the playoffs. You can read his response here. I will give him 5 points for his response. He moves into a tie with the non-active blog of Mets Banter. Also tomorrow I will be deleting all of the non-active blogs from the list of the standings unless you claim your blog in a comment.

Standings:
                                         PTS  Wins
Mets Blog 2009                   24       5
Diamond Diva                     16       4
Watercooler                        11       3
The Season Experience       10       3
King of Cali                          7        1
We’re talkin Homer              5        1
Mets Banter                         5        1
Fantasy Hardball                  4        1
Rays Renegade                    2       1
Totally Tribe                         2       0
Takin it National                   1       0
Today’s Question: 5 Points

On July 4th 1985 the Mets played a historic game against the Braves. What time did the game end?

♣ First one to post a comment with the correct answer wins. Please leave a link to your blog so I can post your link as a winner.

5/17 – Trivia

Rubber Duck Trivia

What happened yesterday. I stumped you? I will keep the trivia up but will give you a hint.
Standings:
                                         PTS  Wins
Mets Blog 2009                   24       5
Watercooler                        11       3
Diamond Diva                     10       3
The Season Experience       10       3
King of Cali                          7        1
Mets Banter                         5        1
Fantasy Hardball                  4        1
Rays Renegade                    2       1
Totally Tribe                         2       0
Takin it National                   1       0
Today’s Question: 6 Points

In 2003 on Wednesdays at home, fans were allowed into the Pepsi Picnic Area for just a empty Pepsi bottle. How many fans were allowed in for this price?

Hint:

It was the amount of seats in the Pepsi Picnic Area.

♣ First one to post a comment with the correct answer wins. Please leave a link to your blog so I can post your link as a winner.

5/15 – Trivia (And 5/16)

Rubber Duck Trivia

Yesterday’s trivia goes to Stephen of King of Cali for knowing that Rick Herrsche and Gus Bel were the 2 players to be named later in the Mets first ever trade. He moves all the way up to 5th place behind Donnie.
Standings:
                                         PTS  Wins
Mets Blog 2009                   24       5
Watercooler                        11       3
Diamond Diva                     10       3
The Season Experience       10       3
King of Cali                          7        1
Mets Banter                         5        1
Fantasy Hardball                  4        1
Rays Renegade                    2       1
Totally Tribe                         2       0
Takin it National                   1       0
Today’s Question: 7 Points

In 2003 on Wednesdays at home, fans were allowed into the Pepsi Picnic Area for just a empty Pepsi bottle. How many fans were allowed in for this price?

♣ First one to post a comment with the correct answer wins. Please leave a link to your blog so I can post your link as a winner.
…update 5/16
This is good for the next day also since nobody answered yesterday.

5/14 – Trivia

Rubber Duck Trivia

Yesterday’s trivia was not guessed on. Was it because nobody knew it or because nobody checked the site? Check for the trivia. It will be the same question today.
Standings:
                                         PTS  Wins
Mets Blog 2009                   24       5
Watercooler                        11       3
Diamond Diva                     10       3
The Season Experience       10       3
Mets Banter                         5        1
Fantasy Hardball                  4        1
Rays Renegade                    2       1
Totally Tribe                         2       0
Takin it National                   1       0
Today’s Question: 7 Points

In the Mets first ever trade, they traded cash and a player to be named later for Frank Thomas and another player to be named later. Who were the players that were later named?

♠ If you can only get 1 player then you will get half the points. If someone only says 1 player then you can say the other for half the points.

♣ First one to post a comment with the correct answer wins. Please leave a link to your blog so I can post your link as a winner.