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Tuesday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits - Mike Schmidt, Manny Machado, Freddy Galvis, Sharks, Bruins, Warriors

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

TUESDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> San Diego will forever live in Phillies’ lore as the city in which Mike Schmidt announced his retirement on the afternoon of May 29, 1989. Who started at third base for the Phillies against the Padres that evening?

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TUESDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> Manny Machado’s grand slam Monday night was the first by a Padre versus the Phillies since . . . Freddy Galvis connected against his old team last June.

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>>> The Blues have allowed four shorthanded goals in 23 playoff games this season, which sounds like a lot until you check the NHL record and see the 1994-95 San Jose Sharks allowed eight in just 11 postseason games. Hard. To. Do.

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>>> The Bruins have now played four Stanley Cup Finals games in St. Louis (1970 and 2019). Monday’s third period was the first period in those games in which they did not score.

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>>> This is one of the most amazing NBA stats I have ever seen, thanks to basketball-reference.com: The Warriors have now won a road game in 23 consecutive playoff series. No other team in history has ever gone more than 13 in a row.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Chris James started at third base for the Phillies on the first post-Mike Schmidt game.