Pete Rose waves to the crowd after breaking the National League's career hit record against the Cardinals in Philadelphia on Aug. 10, 1981
Pete Rose waves to the crowd after breaking the National League's career hit record against the Cardinals in Philadelphia on Aug. 10, 1981|Associated Press File Phonto
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Friday Quickie Quiz & Vintage Digits - Pete Rose, Andrew Toney, Max McGee, Alex Hannum, Bill Sharman, Wayne Fish, Jerry Koosman

Vol. 3, No. 5

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> For which team was Pete Rose playing when he collected his 4,000th career hit off Jerry Koosman?

(Answer Below)

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VINTAGE DIGITS

>>> EAGLES

The 2017 Eagles played three games in the Pacific Time Zone for the first and only time in their history.

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>>> SIXERS

The Sixers' Andrew Toney shot exactly 50.0000% (2859-for-5718) in his regular season career, the only NBA player with significant field goal attempts to do so.

Next most FGA is Matt Fish (mid-1990s) at 71-for-142.

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>>> NFL

The 1966 season statistics of Packers end Max McGee in receptions-yards (TDs):

4-91 (1) . . . Regular Season

1-28 (1) . . . NFL Championship Game

7-138 (2) . . Super Bowl I

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>>> PRO BASKETBALL

Two men were head coaches for both NBA and ABA Championship teams:

> Alex Hannum

1957-58 St. Louis Hawks (NBA)

1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)

1968-69 Oakland Oaks (ABA)

> Bill Sharman

1970-71 Utah Stars (ABA)

1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers (NBA)

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> For which team was Pete Rose playing when he collected his 4,000th career hit off Jerry Koosman?

Answer:

The Expos, off the Phillies’ Koosman, in Montreal on April 14, 1984. Rose had left the Phillies after the 1983 season with 3,990 hits.

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