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Monday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits

A Bryce Harper-related 1970s Question

Bob Vetrone

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MONDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Bryce Harper is the latest in a series of NL Rookies of the Year to join the Phillies later in their career . . . Can you name the back-to-back NL ROY winners of the 1970s who later became Phillies?

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MONDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> Defenseman Ivan Provorov was a plus-4 in the Flyers’ 4-1 win over the Islanders Sunday . . . That is topped on the Flyers this season only his own plus-5 against the Sabres in December . . . Nolan Patrick, Claude Giroux, Christian Folin and Sean Couturier have also registered plus-4s in 2018-19.

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>>> In the Stadium Series game at Lincoln Financial Field on Feb. 23, the Flyers played before 69,620 people . . . In the four games since then, they have played before 64,799.

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>>> Ben Simmons had a triple-double (25p, 15r, 11a) in Saturday’s loss to the Golden State Warriors . . . The Sixers are now 1-2 in his last three triple-doubles at home.

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>>> Tobias Harris has been with the Sixers for nine games now. They are 6-1 when he shoots 50% or better from the field; 0-2 when he does not . . . Those numbers were 19-9, 11-16 when he was with the Clippers earlier this season.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Gary Matthews (1973, Giants) and Bake McBride (1974, Cardinals) both won the NL Rookie of the Year Award and later joined the Phillies. They played together on the 1981 club.