Quizbowl (Sports #4)
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Lenny Moore and Liddell Mitchell played for what football team?
Emmet Ashford became the 1st Black American to do what in the major league baseball game?
Who was the 1st Black National League baseball player to hit 600 home runs?
What major league baseball team was the last to integrate their team?
Boston Red Sox
In what year did Frank Robinson become the 1st black manager in major league baseball?
For what professional football team did David "Deacon" Jones play?
Who was named MVP of the 1988 Super Bowl
For what team did Ed "To Tall" Jones play football for?
What running back surpassed Jim Brown's rushing record of 12, 312 yards?
Jim Brown began his professional football career in 1957 with what team?
What famous football star danced with a Fort Worth ballet company?
What professional basketball star returned to the NBA after successfully combating drug addiction, and commented, "People say you almost lost basketball. Well i almost lost my life."?
What heavyweight-boxing champion defended his title against Muhammad Ali in 1971?
Who was the first basketball player to appear on a box of Wheaties?
Who was the 1st black player to quarterback a Super Bowl team to victory?
Who was the 1st Black American to coach a professional basketball team?
What was Jackie Robinson's lifetime batting average?
What former all-star 1st baseman became the highest-ranking Black baseball executive in 1989 as president of the National League?
What do Jimmy Winkfield and Isaac Murphy have in Common?
Both won the Kentucky Derby twice in succession
In 1923, Fritz Pollard became football's 1st Black head coach of the ________.
During the March 9, 1971 fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, both fighters received record earnings of ______.
Bill Russell was the 1st Black American player in the professional sport league?
Nation Basketball Association
Whose professional baseball career was cut short by a paralyzing automobile accident?
Who was the 1st Black American pitcher to win the Cy Young award in the American League?