Thursday Quickie Quiz & Vintage Digits - Donovan McNabb, Brian Dawkins, Charles Barkey, Dallas Green, Andre Iguodala, Jim Frey
Phillies manager Dallas Green and Royals manager Jim Frey go over the ground rules before the 1981 All-Star Game in ClevelandAssociated Press

Thursday Quickie Quiz & Vintage Digits - Donovan McNabb, Brian Dawkins, Charles Barkey, Dallas Green, Andre Iguodala, Jim Frey

Vol. 2, No. 19

QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Who is the only player to hit two All-Star Game home runs in August?

(Answer Below)

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VINTAGE DIGITS

>>> EAGLES

Donovan McNabb’s last home game as an Eagle (Dec. 27, 2009) was Brian Dawkins’ only game ever against the Eagles.

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>>> COLLEGE BASKETBALL

UCLA has won a record 11 NCAA Tournaments and been to the Championship Game 13 times.

But even more impressive is that they have played 13 different teams in those Finals.

> 1964: Beat Duke, 98-83

> 1965: Beat Michigan, 91-80

> 1967: Beat Dayton, 79-64

> 1968: Beat North Carolina, 78-55

> 1969: Beat Purdue, 92-72

> 1970: Beat Jacksonville, 80-69

> 1971: Beat Villanova, 68-62

> 1972: Beat Florida St., 81-76

> 1973: Beat Memphis St., 87-66

> 1975: Beat Kentucky, 92-85

> 1980: Lost to Louisville, 59-54

> 1995: Beat Arkansas, 89-78

> 2006: Lost to Florida, 73-57

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>>> SIXERS

Andre Iguodala played more regular season games for the Sixers (615) than Charles Barkley did (610).

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>>> FLYERS

The Flyers have had home-ice advantage in exactly one (of nine) playoff series since 2006.

They lost that Game 1 at home and are 2-6 in the road Game 1s since then.

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>>> NFL

On Jan. 6, 1991, the Cincinnati Bengals hosted the Houston oilers in a wild-card playoff game. The Bengals led at halftime, 20-0. Some stats from that first half (Bengals/Oilers):

25:04 / 4:56 . . Time of Possession

43 / 13 . . . . . . . Offensive Plays Runs

222 / 36 . . . . . Total Net Yards

86 / 1 . . . . . . . . New Yards Rushing

15 / 1 . . . . . . . . First Downs

The Bengals held on in the second half and won, 41-14.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Who is the only player to hit two All-Star Game home runs in August?

> Gary Carter, 1981 (fifth and seven innings)

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