Baseball and Rock Music by BoyerA

Champion(s):

SochackiA


Runner(s)-Up:

Matto
Take off your shoes please. No, these are Audrey's shoes. Then take off Audrey's shoes, please. OK


Quiz Description

This was intended for a 1DS, but was not selected. The questions may therefore be a bit harder than I would normally use here. The intent is that anyone who knows a lot of rock music trivia but very little about baseball, or vice versa, should be able to do fairly well.

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Questions:

Holy cow! What HALL OF FAMER provided the play-by-play voice-over for Meat Loaf’s “Paradise by the Dashboard Light”?

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PHIL RIZZUTO

What BAND, which includes former members of R.E.M., Dream Syndicate and the Minus 5, has recorded the songs “Gratitude (For Curt Flood)”, “Panda and the Freak” and “Box Scores”?

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THE BASEBALL PROJECT

Under what PSEUDONYM did Dennis Minogue write and record “Willie, Mickey & The Duke (Talkin’ Baseball)”?

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TERRY CASHMAN

What Hoboken, NJ-based BAND supposedly took its name from an anecdote about Richie Ashburn, Elio Chacon and Frank Thomas, members of the 1962 Mets?

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YO LA TENGO

What revered Boston SPORTSWRITER founded “Hot Stove, Cool Music”, an annual charity concert that benefits Theo Epstein’s Foundation to be Named Later?

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PETER GAMMONS

The lead singers of the rock bands Pulley and Stickfigure both pitched for what major league TEAM from 1990 to 1993?

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(CHICAGO) WHITE SOX [Scott Radinsky, Jack McDowell]

What BAND, known for such songs as “Glad Girls” and “Teenage FBI”, was founded by the prolific songwriter who threw a no-hitter for Wright State University against Indiana Central in 1978?

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GUIDED BY VOICES

Lorde’s debut single, which sold over ten million copies worldwide, and was a #1 hit in the U.S., U.K. and several other countries, was inspired by a picture of what Hall of Fame THIRD BASEMAN?

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GEORGE BRETT

The members of the all-female rock band The Donnas, in an homage to the Ramones, adopted the same first name. The real name of the lead vocalist is the same as that of an oft-injured major-leaguer who has pitched for the A’s, Rockies and Dodgers. What are their shared FIRST AND LAST NAMES?

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BRETT ANDERSON

Only one major league pitcher has given up a home run to the first batter he faced (as a Yankee), and hit a home run in his first at bat (as a Padre). Now the pitching coach for the Royals, his last name is a homophone of a record label that has featured artists such as Bon Jovi, PJ Harvey and U2. What is this RECORD LABEL?

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ISLAND (RECORDS) [Dave Eiland]

Chuck Finley is the only major league pitcher to record four strikeouts in one inning on three separate occasions. He was once married to an actress who appeared in a music video for Ratt and several music videos for what other HAIR BAND?

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WHITESNAKE

The song “All You Ever Think About Is Sex” includes the lines “Say, do you remember the Dodgers and the Mets? Fifty thousand people saw us and turned red.” What BAND recorded this song on their 1983 album “In Outer Space”? (Their name is the same as the surname of a Milwaukee Brewers knuckleballer, now an announcer for the Astros, who once injured himself trying to tear a phone book in half.)

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SPARKS