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THE FIVE IS RIGHT OUT SPORTS BONUS COVER SHEET
The Alphabetical Sports Bonus began with a page of 12 questions and 7 logo identifications. There were only nineteen problems with this first page. All of the trivia was either impossible or non-existent. The real bonus began on page 2.
Here are the fake questions, one of which a Phasers member claimed to know the answer to, upon first glance. We now believe him to have been an unrepentant alcoholic. (Then again, Phasers DID win......)
- As we all know, Susan Butcher is one of the greatest champions in the history of the Iditerod. Name her dogs.
- There is one man who was present at three perfect games, but is not associated with baseball in any way (i.e. player, coach, announcer, umpire, etc). He was merely a spectator, and his name would not be known for any other reason. Name him.
- Al Oerter is known for winning four consecutive gold medals in the discus throw, spanning four Olympic Games. Name the athletes who came in fourth in each of those years.
- Who is "the father of competitive whip manuevers"?
- Exactly how many hands high was Secretariat, and what connection does this have to the Dred Scott decision?
- What former middleweight contender was known for having perfect pitch?
- Which ballplayer has the most?
- With what unusual lead did Alfred Goren win the 1948 Bridge championships?
- What comes next in this series: Ball One, Ball Two, Strike One, Strike Two, Foul Tip......?
- What horse will win next week's Preakness Stakes?
- Give the significance of the following scores:
- THE 47th GOLFER QUESTION -- What pro golfer is currently #47 in earnings on the PGA tour?
- DEFUNCT TEAM LOGOS
Following their disastrous 1989 campaign, the Baltimore Orioles changed their cute cartoon bird logo for a more abstract one, and their fortunes improved. Each of the following logos was once used by a major franchise-- name the team.