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Sox Fans'
Trivia Quiz #7
Test Your White Sox Knowledge!

Question 1.
Who drove in over half of the Sox's runs in the 1959 World Series?
a.)  Nellie Fox
b.) Ted Kluszewski
c.) Jim Rivera
d.) Al Smith



Question 2.
Who besides Babe Ruth is the only player to hit a fair ball out of New York's Polo Grounds?
a.) Ray Schalk
b.) Zeke Bonura
c.) Chick Gandil
d.) Joe Jackson


Question 3.
When Frank Thomas slugged .729 in 1994, it was the highest AL SA since 1957. Who did it that year?
a.) Mickey Mantle
b.) Roy Sievers
c.) Vic Wertz
d.) Ted Williams


Question 4.
Bob Cain is best known for pitching to a midget. However, his first ML game, as a White Sox should be more memorable. Why?
a.) He shutout the Yankees
b.) He narrowly missed a roofshot home run at Old Comiskey
c.) He knocked out Casey Stengel in a bench clearing brawl
d.) He struck out six consecutive Cubs in the annual crosstown game


Question 5.
The Sox swept two doubleheaders from the Yankees in 1982. What was notable about them?
a.) Billy Martin missed both attending court
b.) The Yankees had three different managers between the four games
c.) One was opening day, the other got the Yanks manager fired
d.) George Steinbrenner kept his mouth shut the entire time -- to win a bet


Question 6.
Sammy Sosa struck out 150 times in 1990, second worst in Sox history.  Who holds the club record?
a.) Ron Kittle
b.) Dave Nicholson
c.) Danny Tartabull
d.) Dick Allen


Question 7.
Where was Charles Comiskey's summer resort?
a.) Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
b.) Door County, Wisconsin
c.) Eagle River, Wisconsin
d.) Wisconsin Dells


Question 8.
What did the Black Sox trial and the O.J. Simpson trial have in common?
a.) A celebration party attended by jurists at the defendants' home after acquittal
b.) Jury deliberations lasted barely two hours.
c.) Bungling of evidence by the police
d.) Geraldo Rivera Live


Question 9.
Attempting to rebuild his losing team, J. Louis Comiskey purchased from Connie Mack the contracts of Jimmy Dykes, Al Simmons, and Mule Haas.  How much did Comiskey pay Mack?
a.) $150,000
b.) $350,000
c.) $550,000
d.) $750,000


Question 10.
Wilson Alvarez pitched the last White Sox no-hitter in 1991.  Who was the last White Sox pitcher before Alvarez?
a.) Joe Horlen
b.) LaMarr Hoyt
c.) Tom Seaver
d.) Joe Cowley


Question 11.
Entering the 1999 season, Frank Thomas trailed only three other Sox players for runs scored, 894 through 1998.  Which of these players has Frank ALREADY passed?
a.) Luke Appling
b.) Nellie Fox
c.) Eddie Collins
d.) Minnie Minoso


Question 12.
How did Sox announcer Tom Paciorek get his nickname "Wimpy"?
a.)  His advocacy for advanced conflict resolution techniques
b.)  His love of Shirley Temple drinks
c.)  His love of hamburgers
d.)  "Duke" was already taken


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