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Sox Fans'
Trivia Quiz #6
Test Your White Sox Knowledge!

Question 1.
Who hit the first ever roof shot home run at Old Comiskey?
a.) Babe Ruth
b.) Lou Gehrig
c.) Jimmy Foxx
d.) Hank Greenberg


Question 2.
There were 44 roof shot home runs hit a Old Comiskey.  How many home runs reached the centerfield bleachers?
a.)   7
b.) 17
c.) 27
d.) 37


Question 3.
Which team did Jimmy Dykes play befor before coming to the White Sox as player and later manager?
a.) New York Yankees
b.) Cleveland Indians
c.) Philadelphia Athletics
d.) St. Louis Browns


Question 4.
Who did the Sox get when they traded away 1983 Cy Young Award winner Lamarr Hoyt?
a.) Ozzie Guillen
b.) Steve Lyons
c.) Gary Redus
d.) Tim Hulett


Question 5.
Ed Walsh holds the franchise record for single season wins.  How many games did Big Ed win?
a.) 34
b.) 36
c.) 38
d.) 40


Question 6.
Which club played at South Side Park before Comiskey's White Sox?
a.) Chicago Cricket Club
b.) Chicago Whales
c.) Chicago Orphans (later Cubs)
d.) Chicago Cardinals football team


Question 7.
Who replaced Ken Harrelson in the Sox broadcast booth when he left to become Sox GM in 1986?
a.) John Rooney
b.) Frank Messer
c.) Gary Thorne
d.) Milo Hamilton


Question 8.
Which condition did the National League Cubs NOT require Comiskey and the A.L. agree to before permitting the Sox move to Chicago in 1900?
a.) Must play south of 35th Street
b.) Must not use the name "Chicago"
c.) Must permit the Cubs to draft two players from Comiskey's roster each year
d.) Must not use the term "Lovable Losers"


Question 9.
Who won the 1990 American League Rookie of the Year Award?
a.) Frank Thomas
b.) Sandy Alomar, Jr.
c.) Walt Weiss
d.) Gregg Olson


Question 10.
When Charles Comiskey passed away in 1931, which name was suggested be given one of the streets around the park?
a.) Old Roman Avenue
b.) White Sox Way
c.) Charles Comiskey Street
d.) Seventh Place


Question 11.
Joe Horlen led the American League in ERA in 1967.  Which teammate finished third?
a.) Gary Peters
b.) Tommy John
c.) Cisco Carlos
d.) Bruce Howard


Question 12.
Who hit the towering home run to clinch the A.L. West Division crown for the 1993 White Sox?
a.)  Frank Thomas
b.)  George Bell
c.)  Dan Pasqua
d.)  Bo Jackson


 

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