Mr. October by BruceM

Champion(s):

AllenJ
What's a motto you?


Runner(s)-Up:

Consigliari
If you can't pick out the sucker at the table in the first 20 minutes...you are the sucker.


Quiz Description

As you might guess from the title, most of these questions are about Reggie Jackson.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 AllenJ 384 98 15
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2 Consigliari 369 96 15
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3 ChrisRosenberg 355 94 15
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4 ChernicoffS 343 92 15
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5 SchroederS 328 90 15
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6 OppenheimS 317 88 15
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7 CastagnaP 315 86 15
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8 SussmanM 305 84 15
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9 BoyerA 300 81 15
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9 Pelc 300 81 15
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11 GoodmanDL 296 78 15
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12 WellsW 295 76 15
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13 JeziorskiM 292 73 15
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14 kanyewesteros 288 71 00
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15 SochackiA 279 69 00
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16 KaufmanK 277 67 15
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17 twarner50 271 64 15
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17 SpoeriJ 271 64 15
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19 JonesRW 267 61 00
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20 GrahamJ 266 57 15
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20 randalleng 266 57 00
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20 JastrzebskiS 266 57 15
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23 BurgerM 261 53 15
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24 HulkaE 260 51 00
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29 Okrent 245 40 15
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30 BittenbenderS 234 38 15
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31 thorsleyd 231 36 15
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34 MatthewsP 225 30 15
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43 ThompsonA 145 11 15
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Questions:

Which Pac 10 school did Reggie Jackson attend on a football scholarship? Other athletes from this school include Barry Bonds and Brock Osweiler.

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Arizona State University

Which National League team selected Steve Chilcott with the first pick of the 1966 draft, letting Reggie fall to the Kansas City Athletics at #2?

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New York Mets

Who gave up a towering home run to Reggie Jackson in the 1971 all-star game, on a ball that hit the lights above the right field roof at Tiger Stadium? This pitcher also threw a no-hitter in 1970, and claims to have been under the influence of LSD at the time.

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Doc Ellis

What food fills in the blank from this quote by Darold Knowles? "There isn't enough BLANK in the world to cover Reggie Jackson."

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mustard

What city was the site of a September 1972 event that prompted Reggie Jackson to wear a black armband for the rest of the season (as did his Oakland A's teammates Ken Holtzman and Mike Epstein)?

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Munich

Which catcher spent three months on the DL (with a crushed disc in his neck) after breaking up a 1974 clubhouse fight between Reggie Jackson and Billy North? Now an Oakland A's broadcaster, this catcher had also been plowed into by Pete Rose at the 1970 all-star game.

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Ray Fosse

Which American League team traded for Reggie in April 1976? Jackson shared this team's outfield with Ken Singleton and Paul Blair, but signed a five-year contract with the Yankees that November.

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Baltimore Orioles

Which New York Yankees catcher inadvertently gave Jackson his nickname in 1977, by telling reporters "Go ask Mr. October"? Two years later this man died in a plane crash.

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Thurman Munson

Which Texas Rangers outfielder briefly became known as Senor Octubre, by hitting five home runs against the Yankees in the 1996 Division Series?

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Juan Gonzalez

Which Arizona Diamondbacks reliever gave up home runs to Tino Martinez and Derek Jeter in Game 4 of the 2001 World Series? (The game began on October 31st; Jeter's walkoff, shortly after midnight, led Jeter to be dubbed "Mr. November.")

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Byung-Hyun Kim

In 2011 which infielder became the third player, after Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson, to hit three home runs in a World Series game?

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Albert Pujols

What player with 612 career home runs is the only batter other than Reggie Jackson to strike out at least 2,500 times in a major league career?

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Jim Thome