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Jean Segura lashes one of the Phillies' 13 hits Aug. 5 in Arizona (Ross D. Franklin)
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Wednesday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits - Phillies, Corey Dickerson, Jordan Howard, Vince Carter, Jimmy Rollins, Scott Kingery, Walter Payton

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

WEDNESDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Which four pitchers have had 250-strikeout seasons in both the National League and American League?

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WEDNESDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> Corey Dickerson Tuesday became the third different Phillie to homer as the very first batter in a game this season. We could find only two other seasons since 1925 in which three different Phillies have done that.

1967: Johnny Briggs, Tony Gonzalez, Cookie Rojas

2002: Doug Glanville, Ricky Ledee, Jimmy Rollins

2019: Corey Dickerson, Scott Kingery, Andrew McCutchen

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>>> The Phillies had double-digit hits Tuesday night for the ninth time in their last 12 games.

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>>> New Eagles running back Jordan Howard had more rushing yards in his first two seasons in the league than any other player in Chicago Bears history, a pretty good list to be atop.

2,435: Jordan Howard (2016-17)

2,167: Matt Forte (2008-09)

2,098: Gale Sayers (1965-66)

2,069: Walter Payton (1975-76)

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>>> Vince Carter could become the first player to appear in 22 NBA seasons in 2019-20 . . . Below are the most seasons played in the other three major leagues.

27: Cap Anson (MLB)

26: George Blanda (NFL)

26: Gordie Howe & Chris Chelios (NHL)

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Max Scherzer, Pedro Martinez, Nolan Ryan and Randy Johnson have each had 250-strikeout seasons in both the NL and the AL.