New Eagles cornerback Darius Slay (23) knocks away a pass in the end zone intended for Denver Broncos wide receiver Courtland Sutton on Dec. 22, 2019
New Eagles cornerback Darius Slay (23) knocks away a pass in the end zone intended for Denver Broncos wide receiver Courtland Sutton on Dec. 22, 2019|David Zalubowski (Associated Press)
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Tuesday Quickie Quiz & Vintage Digits - Carson Wentz, Darius Slay, Yogi Berra, John Wooden, Hal Greer

Vol. 1, No. 7

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> What former Phillies player was the first manager to win a World Series title for a team in each league?

(Answer Below)

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VINTAGE DIGITS

>>> EAGLES

Carson Wentz did not throw an NFL interception until the last pass of his fourth game, the 135th throw of his rookie season, against Detroit.

The culprit:

Lions cornerback – and new Eagles teammate − Darius Slay.

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>>> MLB

Yogi Berra played in Game 6 of a World Series nine times.

In those nine games, he was 19-for-36 (.528) with four doubles and two home runs.

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>>> COLLEGE BASKETBALL

National Championships won by UCLA under head coach John Wooden:

0 . . . First 15 Seasons (1949-63)

10 . . . Final 12 Seasons (1964-75)

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>>> FLYERS

The Flyers were 28-4-3 (all ties) in 35 games against the Kansas City Scouts/Colorado Rockies, who then became the New Jersey Devils.

Since then, the Flyers are 89-97-28 (13 OL, 15 ties) against NJ.

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>>> SIXERS

Hal Greer was named to the All-NBA Second team seven times (1963 through 1969), the most appearances for any player that never made the first team.

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>>> NFL

The 1970 Dallas Cowboys lost regular season games by 41 and 38 points and still went to the Super Bowl.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> What former Phillies player was the first manager to win a World Series title for a team in each league?

Answer:

Sparky Anderson

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