Saturday Sports Trivia: MLB Edition

With the MLB now in full swing, it is time to test the knowledge of the baseball hardos around the world. Like and share to challenge your friends and let us know how you did on twitter @soft7sports.

There will be no questions about how many homeruns Christian Yellich has hit since that number will probably change by the time this is published to the time you read it.

Questions:

  1. The Reds’ Joey Votto finally popped out to what position for the first time in his career after over 6,800 at bats?
  2. Who is the Manager of the Red Sox?
  3. What recently retired right fielder has been called “the best lead off hitter in baseball”?
  4. What player just signed the most lucrative contract in baseball history this season?
  5. What current player holds the record for most consecutive at bats without a hit?
  6. What team has the second most World Series Titles?
  7. What gross thing did Moises Alou, Jorge Posada, and Kerry Wood do to strengthen their grip?
  8. Who is the all time strikeout leader among active players?
  9. Who is the all time homerun leader among active players?
  10. Who is the all time stolen bases leader among active players?

Matching: Match the team to their ballpark.
Colorado Rockies__________________________Miller Park
New York Mets____________________________Coors Field
Chicago Cubs______________________________Citi Field
Tampa Bay Rays___________________________Tropicana Field
Milwaukee Brewers_______________________Wrigley Field

Answers:

  1. First base
  2. Alex Cora
  3. Ichiro
  4. Mike Trout
  5. Chris Davis
  6. St. Louis Cardinals
  7. Pee on their hands
  8. CC Sabathia
  9. Albert Pujols
  10. Rajai Davis

Matching
Colorado Rockies__________________________ Coors Field
New York Mets____________________________ Citi Field
Chicago Cubs______________________________ Wrigley Field
Tampa Bay Rays___________________________Tropicana Field
Milwaukee Brewers_______________________ Miller Park

Saturday Morning Sports Trivia: Stanley Cup Playoffs

We are getting right into the sweet spot of three overlapping championships. The NBA Playoffs, Stanley Cup Playoffs, and UEFA Champions League are all gracing us with their watchability all at once. But this trivia is all about one sport in particular. The one with the greatest trophy in sports, the Stanley Cup. With hockey finally converting from background noise to must-watch television, it is only right that it is the subject of today’s trivia. As always, throw us a follow @soft7sports on Twitter and let us know how you did for some free S7S stickers.

Questions:

  1. How many women’s names are engraved on the Stanley Cup Trophy?
  2. What team has won the most Stanley Cups and how many have they won?
  3. What American team has won the most Stanley Cups and how many have they won?
  4. What team that actually made the Stanley Cup Playoffs currently has the most Stanley Cups?
  5. What player has the most career playoff goals?
  6. What team won the Stanley Cup last season?
  7. What team did the answer to #6 beat?
  8. Who was the first player in NHL history to win an Olympic gold medal and a Stanley Cup in the same season?
  9. What was the first year that the Stanley Cup was awarded?
  10. What player holds the record for most career goals in the Stanley Cup Finals?
  11. One team has won the Stanley Cup 3 times since 2000. What team was it?
  12. What team is the only team to score three goals in less than one minute in the Stanley Cup Final?

Answers:

  1. 12
  2. Montreal Canadiens (23)
  3. Detroit Red Wings (11)
  4. Toronto Maple Leafs (13)
  5. Wayne Gretzky (122)
  6. Washington Capitals
  7. Las Vegas Knights
  8. Ken Morrow in 1980
  9. 1893
  10. Maurice Richard with 34
  11. Chicago Blackhawks in 2010, 2013, and 2015
  12. Montreal Canadiens in 1954

Saturday Morning Sports Trivia: Final Four

As our brackets prove we don’t know as much as we thought we did about college basketball, this is another chance to get some of that pride back. Ten questions about the bitter-sweet end of college basketball. Get a perfect score? Let us know in the comments or DM us on Twitter @soft7sports and we will send you a free S7S sticker. Good Luck!

Questions:

  1. Michigan State is known for their fans and how well they travel. What is the name of their student section at home games?
  2. How many Final Fours has Bruce Pearl been to prior to this year?
  3. What is the nickname of all the teams that made the Final Four?
  4. What coach has the most Final Four appearances all time?
  5. Out of the four teams remaining, what player has committed the most personal fouls this season?
  6. Where is this years’ Final Four being held? (city, state)
  7. Who did Texas Tech beat on their Road to the Final Four?
  8. Who did Auburn beat on their Road to the Final Four?
  9. Who did Virginia beat on their Road to the Final Four?
  10. Who did Michigan State beat on their Road to the Final Four?
NCAA

Answers:

  1. The “Izzone”
  2. 0
  3. Red Raiders (Texas Tech), Spartans (Michigan State), Tigers (Auburn), Cavaliers (Virginia)
  4. John Wooden
  5. Anfernee McLemore, Auburn (117)
  6. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  7. Northern Kentucky, Buffalo, Michigan, Gonzaga
  8. New Mexico State, Kansas, North Carolina, Kentucky
  9. Gardner-Webb, Oklahoma, Oregon, Purdue
  10. Bradley, Minnesota, LSU, Duke

Saturday Morning Sports Trivia: Elite 8 Edition

We are back once again this Saturday morning with another round of trivia. The theme of this week will be the Elite 8 in honor of the great basketball going on tonight. Hopefully, by now you have stopped complaining about not having a perfect bracket. If you are perfect in this week’s trivia, however, let us know on Twitter @soft7sports for a free S7S sticker. As always, I love you all for your minds.

QUESTIONS:

  1. Name all 8 schools that made it to this year’s Elite 8.
  2. In honor of Auburn’s upset win over UNC, how many times has a 5-seed made it to the Elite 8?
  3. The Tennessee Volunteers failed to make the Elite 8 once again this year. How many Elite 8’s has the school been to total?
  4. In 2005, the Michigan State versus Kentucky Elite 8 matchup was forced into overtime on a controversial three pointer at the buzzer made by whom?
  5. How many times has Tom Izzo made it past the Elite 8 into the Final 4?
  6. What two teams combined for the highest scoring Elite 8 game of all time?
  7. What team still alive in the tournament has the top scoring offense?
  8. What team still alive has the worst 3 point field goal percentage?
  9. What team has the most Final Four appearances?
  10. The remaining school in the Elite 8 have combined for how many Final Four Appearances?

ANSWERS:

  1. Duke, Kentucky, Auburn, Virginia, Purdue, Michigan State, Texas Tech, Gonzaga
  2. 8
  3. 1
  4. Patrick Sparks
  5. 7
  6. UNLV vs. Loyola Marymount: 131-101 in 1990
  7. Gonzaga
  8. Duke
  9. North Carolina
  10. 47- Kentucky (17), Duke (16), Michigan State (9), Virginia (2), Purdue (2), Gonzaga (1), Texas Tech (0), Auburn (0)

Saturday Morning Sports Trivia: NCAA Tournament Edition

Every sports fan fills out a bracket with the same dumb thought that this year could be the year that they fill out a perfect sheet. We all think that we know everything there is to know about NCAA basketball. But how much do you really know? As I say every week, I love you all for your minds. And I bet nobody can get a perfect bracket or 15/15.

Questions:

  1. What team, led by CJ McCollum, beat Duke as a 15-seed in 2012?
  2. 2-seeds have combined for a total of 8 losses to 15 seeds. What school has 2 of those losses?
  3. A 15-seed has only advanced to the Sweet 16 once. What team did it in 2013?
  4. Murray State’s Ja Morant posted a triple double with 19 points, 16 assists and 12 rebounds. This was the first NCAA Tournament triple-double since who?
  5. Steph Curry and Davidson’s historic tournament run in 2008 ended with a loss to what team?
  6. What is the lowest seed to ever advance to the Elite 8 (16 being the lowest)?
  7. Has a 7-seed ever lost in the National Championship game?
  8. Two coaches have taken three different schools to the Final Four (both coaches had two appearances vacated). Name them both.
  9. When was the last time Tom Izzo won a national title?
  10. What team overcame a 25 point deficit to Iona in 2012 to move past the First Four?
  11. This is the 81st NCAA Tournament. How many schools have won a title?
  12. How many times has the number 1 overall seed won the tournament?
  13. What conference had the most teams receive a bid to this year’s tourney?
  14. Who has more NCAA Tourney appearances: Tennessee or their coach Rick Barnes?
  15. How many different combinations can the NCAA Tournament Bracket have?

Answers:

  1. Lehigh
  2. Duke
  3. Florida Gulf-Coast
  4. Draymond Green
  5. Kansas
  6. 12 (Mizzou in 2002)
  7. No.
  8. Rick Pitino (Providence, Kentucky, Louisville), John Calipari (UMass, Memphis, Kentucky)
  9. 2000
  10. BYU
  11. 35
  12. 3 (Florida, 2004; Kentucky, 2012; Louisville 2013) I guess I have to also accept 2 for this answer
  13. Big 10- 8
  14. Rick Barnes (24/22)
  15. 9,223,372,036,854,775,808- yes, I realize this question is unfair.