Trades, Trading, and the like.... by FrankensteinP

Champion(s):

CoenM
And, it's moist!


Runner(s)-Up:

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Quiz Description

See subject.

Full Results:

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1 CoenM 453 99 15
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2 gregariouschinchilla 429 98 15
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3 WellsW 411 96 15
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4 SchroederS 405 95 15
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5 DuffyM 397 94 15
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6 GoldsteinB 388 93 15
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7 IrwinK 385 92 15
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8 Egantx7 383 90 15
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9 kanyewesteros 381 89 15
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10 SorensonG 380 88 15
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11 ChernicoffS 373 87 15
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12 BoyerA 361 86 15
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13 BeningoS 358 84 15
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14 GoodmanDL 357 83 15
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15 LujanP 352 82 15
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16 BlashkaW 347 81 15
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17 JeziorskiM 344 80 15
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18 WeikleB 342 78 15
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19 GrahamJ 332 77 15
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20 HessJa 330 75 15
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20 AdelmanM 330 75 15
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22 BurgerM 329 72 15
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22 RalliP 329 72 15
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22 ChrisRosenberg 329 72 15
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25 MatherV 328 70 15
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26 BruceM 327 69 15
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27 WatsonG 319 68 15
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28 Okrent 315 66 15
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29 randalleng 314 65 15
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30 OlewnickB 299 64 15
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31 HoH 296 63 15
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32 MatthewsP 293 61 15
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32 JeremyS 293 61 15
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34 SportsNightonCSC 289 59 15
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35 AllenJ 287 58 15
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36 ConnorA 285 57 15
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37 quarterrican 281 56 00
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47 Rob 246 43 15
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51 RichmondJ 230 39 15
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52 MarcotteM 217 37 15
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53 FryedBetaKappa 215 36 15
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Questions:

According to legend, securing financing for the Broadway musical No, No, Nanette was the motivation behind WHAT BASEBALL TRANSACTION?

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The trade/sale of Babe Ruth from the Red Sox to the Yankees. (Pretty much anything remotely close will be accepted.)

WHAT VENERABLE INSTITUTION was founded by 24 men gathered under a buttonwood tree in lower New York City on May 17, 1792?

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The New York Stock Exchange

Linebackers Jesse Solomon and David Howard, cornerback Issiac Holt, running back Darrin Nelson, defensive lineman Alex Steward, three first-round draft picks, three second-round picks, a third-round pick and a sixth-round pick were traded for WHAT PLAYER (and a small handful of draft picks)?

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Herschel Walker

In the movie Trading Places, the Duke brothers attempt (but are foiled in their attempt) to corner the market in WHAT?

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(Frozen Concentrated) Orange Juice

Baseball players Brad Gulden, Harry Chiti, Dickie Noles, and John McDonald hold WHAT UNIQUE POSITION IN BASEBALL HISTORY?

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They're the only players to be traded for themselves.

The largest airline in Germany takes its name, in part, from WHAT LONG-EXTINCT TRADE, GUILD, AND MERCHANT CONFEDERATION?

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The Hanseatic League (Hansa) (Hanse)

WHAT MAN was the subject of the largest transfer fee in the history of organized soccer (or "association football"), when he moved from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid?

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Gareth Bale

FILL IN THE BLANK: The ________ Board of Trade is the oldest futures and options exchange in the world.

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Chicago

NAME THE KEY PLAYER who was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings on August 9, 1988. Some say that this was the darkest day in the history of the Canada.

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Wayne Gretzky

The Silk Road was one of the oldest, and most famous, trade routes in the world. WHAT CULTURE controlled the key merchant city of Samarkand for hundreds of years, dominating the Silk Road trade from roughly the second century BC to the 10th Century AD?

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Sogdia (Sogdians) (Sogdiana)

Yankees pitchers Mike Kekich and Fritz Peterson were never traded for each other, but they were involved in one of the more unusual trades in baseball history. WHAT WAS THAT TRADE?

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They traded their wives (and the rest of their families) to each other.

The actor John Houseman, known for playing martinet law professor Charles Kingsfield in The Paper Chase, supplemented his income in his later years by appearing in a series of advertisements for WHAT FINANCIAL FIRM? The tagline from the commercials was "They make money the old-fashioned way. They EARN it."

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Smith Barney