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Old 09-22-2012, 07:47 AM   #1
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trivia 9/21

trivia 9/21
The only football player from a losing college team to win the coveted Heisman Trophy was Paul Hornung, in 1956, as a quarterback for Notre Dame, which had finished with a 2-8 record.

1.The first U.S. Postage Stamps honoring individual American athletes were issued on 9/23/1981 ;
The two athletes represented on those stamps were stars in the same sport; what was it ?
a. – Baseball
b. – Football
c. – Golf
d. – Tennis
2. What sort of critter comes in a “Quetzal” variety ?
3. By what name is the character Alonso Quijano better known in the world of literary classics ?
4. Name the 1980-82 sitcom that starred Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari...
5. Which state was home to both the very first Dunkin’ Donuts shop, and the very first Howard Johnson’s restaurant ?
a. – Mass.
b. – N.J.
c. – Cal.
d. – N.Y.
6. “Well, DUH !” Dept.
What’s the largest venomous snake in the world ?
7. Who or what in the World is “Plyboo” ?
8. What lies at the feet of the Statue of Liberty ? (it’s part of the Statue)

The Cash awarded to the syndicate behind the winning yacht in an America’s Cup race is the largest in all of Sports competition.
1. – c
2. a bird
3. Don Quixote (de la Mancha)
4. Bosom Buddies
5. - a
6. King Cobra
7. Plywood made from bamboo
8. a Broken Chain

Despite the mega-millions spent to compete, zero $$ are awarded !
The only prize is the America’s Cup, the oldest trophy in sports competition.

Be Yourself ! ..... Everyone else is taken !
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