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July 25, 2015

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
52  Ann Bixby, Mike Ross, John Wolda
51  Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall
50  Bryant Wilkinson
49  Bob Reinhold
46  Clarke Anderson, Rod Boane

July 24, 2015

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Mike Ross for the guest trivia question!

Pete Runnels, a Rice student in 1948, played in MLB All-Star games in 1959, 1960 and 1962.  Interestingly, his grandson Jonathan Runnels was a two-year Rice baseball letterman (2007-08).  

Way to go, John Wolda, Billy Hale, Bob Reinhold, Jimmy Disch, David Ownby and Peter Fasullo!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

July 23, 2015

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Guest Trivia Question:
In addition to Norm Charlton, Lance Berkman and Brock Holt, name another former Rice student who played in a MLB All-Star game.  Hint: he did not earn a Rice baseball letter.  Email your answer here.

July 22, 2015

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Trivia Answer:
Former Rice Owls Norm Charlton, Lance Berkman and Brock Holt played in a MLB All-Star game.  On a related note, Eddie Dyer managed a MLB All-Star game.

Way to go, Bev Schorre (3), John Wolda (3), Mark Antweil (1), Joe Quoyeser (2), Bob Toone (3), Martin Kaplan (2), Peter Fasullo (3), Martha Proctor Gano (2), Ted Richard (3), Guy Rollins (3), Walt Greenberg (3), Jeff Farney (2), Dick Fuqua (2), Bruce Baker (3), Steve Gilliland (2), Clarke Anderson (3), Rod Boane (3), John Montana (3), Bob Reinhold (3), Rick Sheridan (3), Matt Moake (3), Jimmy Disch (3), Joan Krajca-Radcliffe (2), Larry Nettles (1), Mike Ross (3), Nancy Burch (3), Virginia Joiner (1), Bryant Wilkinson (3), Sallie Schwall (3), Betty Bixby (3), Arthur Bell (3), Ann Bixby (3) and Kirwin Drouet (3)!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

July 21, 2015

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Rice Owls to play in a MLB All-Star game.  One point for each one.  Email your answer here.

July 7, 2015

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Trivia Question:
Next trivia question on Tuesday, July 21!

July 4, 2015

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
49  Ann Bixby
48  Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall, John Wolda
47  Peter Fasullo, Bryant Wilkinson
45  Bob Reinhold
43  Clarke Anderson, Rod Boane

July 3, 2015

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Trivia Answer:
First, my apologies to Rilda Whitmire (2), Dick Fuqua (2), Jim Woodruff (2) and Kyle Frazier (2) who also correctly answered Tuesday’s trivia question!

Bubba Crosby holds the record for the longest consecutive game hitting streak in Rice Baseball history, at 30 games.  He will be inducted into the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame on October 23.  Read more.

Way to go, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Mike Ross, Bob Toone, Bryant Wilkinson, Ann Bixby, Rod Boane, Peter Fasullo, John Montana, Clarke Anderson, Guy Rollins, Rick Sheridan, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Jim Woodruff, Kirwin Drouet, Rilda Whitmire, Bruce Baker, Sallie Schwall and Ted Richard!  

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow!

July 2, 2015

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Trivia Question:
First, my apologies to Jimmy Disch (2), Bob Toone (2), John Montana (2), Martha Proctor Gano (2) and Martin Kaplan (2) who also correctly answered Tuesday’s trivia question!

Who holds the record for the longest consecutive game hitting streak in Rice baseball history?  Email your answer here.

July 1, 2015

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Trivia Answer:
Former Rice All-America end Froggy Williams, who passed away last Tuesday, kicked the sole field goal of his collegiate career – as time expired – to lift the Owls to a 17-15 win over Texas on October 22, 1949.   The kick and celebration are shown at the end of this “In Memorium” video by Chuck Pool

Fr
oggy Williams won the 1950 Bob Quinn Award.  Click here for his webpage.

Way to go ,John Wolda (2), Harriet Wolda (2), Bev Schorre (2), Ted Richard (2), Dan Hyde (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Rod Boane (2), Guy Rollins (2), Rick Sheridan (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Joe Welsh (2), Betty Bixby (2), Walt Greenberg, Mike Ross (2), Steve Gilliand (2), Clarke Anderson (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Sallie Schwall (2), Harvin Moore (2), Ann Bixby (2) and Nancy Burch!

Next trivia question tomorrow!
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