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Warriors’ Stephen Curry wipes the sweat from his eyes in Game 1 on May 30 (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)
Warriors’ Stephen Curry wipes the sweat from his eyes in Game 1 on May 30 (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)|Associated Press
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Friday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits -- Bryce Harper, Pete Rose, Lenny Dykstra,  Scott Rolen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

FRIDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Which player had the most RBI in the Phillies-Cubs’ infamous 23-22 game on May 17, 1979?

(Answer Below)

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FRIDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> Bryce Harper had two doubles Thursday, giving him 11 in May (with one game to go), the most he has ever had in one month . . . Pete Rose (16 in 1979) owns the Phillies record (since 1908) for doubles in May, ahead of Lenny Dykstra (15 in 1994) and Scott Rolen (14 in 2001).

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>>> Remember the first day of the NBA playoffs, back on Saturday, April 13, when three of the four road teams won their Game 1s? Well, in the 11 series since then, the home team is 10-1 in Game 1, including Toronto’s 118-109 victory to open the Finals Thursday night.

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>>> Before Thursday, the Warriors had won 12 consecutive Game 1s, which we believe is an NBA record. The Celtics (1985-87), Bulls (1996-98) and Spurs (2012-14) each won 11 consecutive playoff series openers.

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>>> Milwaukee Bucks’ series record in Conference Finals:

2-2 . . . With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
0-5 . . . Without Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> The Cubs’ Bill Buckner, who had seven RBI. He was 4-for-7 with an RBI single (first inning), grand slam (fifth), RBI ground out (sixth) and another RBI single (eighth) . . . Four of his RBI were runs scored by Ivan DeJesus, who would become a Phillie a few years later.