LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire in the 2019 SEC Championship game against Georgia
LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire in the 2019 SEC Championship game against Georgia|John Bazemore (Associated Press)
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Monday Quickie Quiz & Vintage Digits - Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Moses Malone, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Teemu Selanne, Mike Bossy, Brian Griese

Vol. 3, No. 1

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Who is the only player in MLB history to have fewer than 50 strikeouts in a season in which he belted more than 50 home runs?

(Answer Below)

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VINTAGE DIGITS

>>> NFL DRAFT

When the Kansas City Chiefs took LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire 11 days ago, it was the first time a Super Bowl champion had drafted a player from the defending college football champion in 15 years, and the first to do so in the first round this century.

A complete list (with round/overall selection):

2020 Chiefs − LSU RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire (1/32)

2005 Patriots − USC QB Matt Cassell (7/230)

2004 Patriots – LSU DE Marquise Hill (2/63)

1999 Broncos – Tennessee LB Al Wilson (1/31)

1998 Broncos – Michigan QB Brian Griese (3/91)

1998 Broncos – Michigan RB Chris Howard (5/153)

1994 Cowboys – Florida St. DE Toddrick McIntosh (7/216)

1993 Cowboys – Alabama RB Derrick Lassic (4/94)

1991 Giants – Colorado LB Kanavis McGhee (2/55)

1979 Steelers – USC WR Calvin Sweeney (4/110)

1973 Dolphins – USC DE Karl Lorch (9/234)

1971 Colts – Texas DE Bill Atessis (2/52)

1971 Colts – Texas T Bobby Wuensch (12/294)

1969 Jets – Ohio St. T Dave Foley (1/26)

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>>> SIXERS

Here are some series totals from the 1983 NBA Finals for you to mull over:

27 . . . Moses Malone Offensive Rebounds

30 . . . Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Total Rebounds

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>>> COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Here is an NCAA Tournament Round-of-64 day to be remembered (scheduled tip times):

Friday, March 21, 2008/Tampa, Fla.

12:30 p.m. - (12W) Western Kentucky 101, (5W) Drake 99 (ot)

3:00 p.m. - (13W) San Diego 70, (4W) Connecticut 69 (ot)

7:20 p.m. - (13MW) Siena 83, (4MW) Vanderbilt 62

9:50 p.m. - (12MW) Villanova 75, (5MW) Clemson 69

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>>> NHL

Teemu Selanne owns the NHL record for most goals in his first season in the league with 76 (1992-93).

No other first-year player has ever hade more than 53 (Mike Bossy, 1977-78).

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>>> PHILLIES

The Phillies and the St. Louis Cardinals are the only National League teams that have not had a losing streak of 10 or more games in the 2000s.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Who is the only player in MLB history to have fewer than 50 strikeouts in a season in which they belted more than 50 home runs?

Answer:

Johnny Mize, New York Giants, 1947 (51 HR/42 SO)

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