Sports Families by FlaxmanR

Champion(s):

helitzur


Runner(s)-Up:

GrecoD


Quiz Description

I wrote this quiz as a semi-sequel to the Baseball Families 1DS that was on the mothership, but extending it to all sports. There are still a couple of baseball questions.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 84 54 64 30 74 80 77 74 30 64 30 67
1 helitzur 502 98 00
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2 GrecoD 501 95 15
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3 QuintongJ 494 91 00
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4 PeskinK 447 88 00
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5 BarkerC 425 85 00
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6 GoodmanDL 407 81 00
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7 WeikleB 392 78 00
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8 GrahamJ 326 75 00
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9 BurgerM 298 71 00
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10 LuskT 283 68 00
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11 RalliP 268 63 15
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11 GluskinJ 268 63 00
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13 Howard 266 58 00
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14 chc 253 55 00
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15 DBrick 233 51 00
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16 randalleng 223 48 00
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17 quarterrican 219 45 15
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18 BoyerA 216 40 00
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18 SheahanJ 216 40 00
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20 BeningoS 214 35 00
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21 MCMikeNamara 203 31 00
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22 PolinskyL 185 28 00
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23 WareD 150 25 15
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24 ParkS 129 21 00
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25 MoyseyC 124 16 00
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25 ConnorA 124 16 00
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27 Vicun-YAH 105 11 00
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28 HoH 99 8 15
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29 AllenJ 82 5 00
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Questions:

The father appeared 551 times for West Ham United in domestic league play, while the son (pictured here with his parents shortly after his birth) made 148 league appearances for West Ham before becoming the all-time leading goalscorer for another club. What name (first AND last) is shared by these English footballers who also racked up a combined 108 caps for the national team?

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Frank Lampard

Former NFL offensive tackle Demetress Bell and four-time WNBA All-Star Cheryl Ford don’t share a last name, but based on the results of multiple paternity suits, they are believed to share a father – which former pro athlete?

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Karl Malone

Between them, they won eight of the first twelve British Opens, with the son (aged just 17) defeating his father by three strokes to win his first of four in 1868. What name (first and last) was shared by these golfing pioneers, commonly preceded by “Old” and “Young” when referring to the father and son respectively?

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Tom Morris

In the 1988 Olympics, Jackie Joyner-Kersee won gold in the heptathlon and the long jump, while her sister-in-law Florence Griffith Joyner won gold in both the 100 and 200 meters. Four years earlier in Los Angeles, Jackie’s brother and Florence’s husband Al Joyner also won Olympic gold in what other track and field event, with a winning result of 17.26 meters?

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Triple jump

Neither ever made it past the second round of a Grand Slam singles event, but playing together they’ve won sixteen Grand Slam doubles titles and won the Olympic gold medal in London in 2012. Give the first and last names of these tennis-playing brothers who have spent well over 400 weeks at the top of the world doubles rankings.

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Bob and Mike Bryan

Showing that there were no hard feelings after winning three Stanley Cups in the interim, the Devils took this man’s son with the 29th pick in the 2012 NHL Draft. The son, whose first name is spelled differently than his father’s but sounds the same, was born just three months and four days before his father scored the most famous goal of his career against the Devils. Give the first and last name of the father, pictured here, a 13-season NHL veteran.

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Stephane Matteau

The father led the nation in scoring at Providence in 1967 and was taken first overall in that year’s NBA Draft; the son gained fame playing at Michigan and was also a first-round draft pick in 1994. Name the two players who combined to score just shy of 25,000 points in the NBA but never actually met in person before the father died of lung cancer in 2007.

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Jimmy Walker and Jalen Rose

On the 1935 Boston Red Sox, the starting catcher hit three home runs all season, while one of the team’s best starting pitchers hit seven home runs in addition to his 25-14 record on the mound and finished second in the MVP voting. The pitcher ended up with 38 career home runs in 15 seasons to the catcher’s 28 in 18 seasons, but the catcher got the last laugh when he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1984. Give the first and last name of these brothers, battery mates from 1934 to 1938 with Boston and Washington.

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Rick and Wes Ferrell

The patriarch of this NFL family was an offensive tackle for the 49ers in the 1950s. His two sons were a linebacker for the Browns and Falcons (1978-1996) and an offensive lineman for the Oilers and Titans (1983-2001). His grandson was drafted in 2009 and is currently active in the league as a linebacker. Give the last name of the family of NFL players, all but one of whom go by the same first name.

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Matthews

The weekend of February 2-3, 2013, was a tough one for Jim Harbaugh. Not only did he lose the Super Bowl to his brother John on Sunday, but his alma mater Michigan’s basketball team was about to give up the #1 ranking following a Saturday loss to a team coached by his brother-in-law. Name that basketball coach and husband of Joani Harbaugh.

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Tom Crean

Dick was a founding member of the Professional Bowlers Association who won 30 PBA events and four majors. His son Pete ended up even more successful, winning 37 tour events and a record ten majors, though he also gained notoriety for his raucous wrestling-style celebrations. What is the last name of this bowling family?

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Weber

A more unusual three-generation baseball family involves John Richard “Ducky” Schofield, a shortstop who played from 1953 to 1971; his son Dick, also a shortstop who played from 1983 to 1996; and Dick’s nephew, a current MLB outfielder whose last name comes from his stepfather (also a former major leaguer). Name the ACTIVE player, whose 191 games played with Dodgers in 2004 and 2005 made him the third member of his family to play for that franchise.

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Jayson Werth