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Some Shots in the Dark

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Some Shots in the Dark game quiz
"This is a quiz about some of the best shots and some of the most memorable plays in sports history."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. We know Michael Jordan hit the game-winning shot in the 1982 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship. What team was on the losing end?
    Kansas
    Georgetown
    Indiana
    Houston


2. Who was the Philadelphia Phillies pitcher that Joe Carter hit the series-winning home run in game six of the 1993 MLB World Series?
    Mitch Williams
    Curt Schilling
    Terry Mulholland
    Danny Jackson


3. Who was the goalie that Mike Eruzione scored on in the famous "Miracle On Ice" game?
    Evgeny Belosheikin
    Sergei Mylnikov
    Vladislav Tretiak
    Vladimir Myshkin


4. What year did Bill Mazeroski become the first player to win a World Series with a walk-off home run for the Pittsburgh Pirates. What year was this?
    1959
    1962
    1961
    1960


5. Who did the USA beat to win the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup final, thanks to the famous penalty shot by Brandy Chastain?
    Germany
    Brazil
    China
    Japan


6. Who did the San Fransisco 49ers defeat in the 1982 NFC Championship game when Joe Montana found Dwight Clark in the endzone in what is known as "The Catch?"
    Philadelphia Eagles
    Dallas Cowboys
    Chicago Bears
    Green Bay Packers


7. In the famous Bill Buckner incident in game 6 of the 1986 World Series, who scored the game-winning run when Mookie Wilson hit the ball through Buckner's legs?
    Keith Hernandez
    Darryl Strawberry
    Ray Knight
    Gary Carter


8. Who hits the "Shot Heard Round The World" to help the New York Giants win the 1951 National League pennant over the Brooklyn Dodgers in the third game of their tie-breaker series at the end of the season?
    Don Mueller
    Willie McCovey
    Bobby Thomson
    Gil Hodges


9. In the East Regional final of the 1992 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, who threw the full-court pass to Christian Laettner so he can hit the buzzer-beater to beat the University of Kentucky?
    Bobby Hurley
    Grant Hill
    Grant Long
    Cherokee Parks


10. What historic home run did Major League Baseball pitcher Al Downing give up?
    Hank Aaron's 715th career home run
    Babe Ruth's "Called Shot"
    Mark McGwire's 62nd home run of the season in 1998
    Carlton Fisk's winner in game six of the 1975 World Series


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Compiled Jun 28 12