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May 29, 2010

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Trivia Leaderboard (ten plus ties):
32   Mike Ross
30   Bob Reinhold
28   Gerry Donohue
23   Rod Boane
22   Jimmy Disch
21   Betty Bixby
20   Kirwin Drouet
18   Ann Bixby, Kyle Frazier, John Wolda

May 28, 2010

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Guest Trivia Answer!
First, thanks to Bob Reinhold for the guest trivia question!

Andrew Benak's grandfather Jerry Sims was a three time ALL-SWC catcher for Rice (1956-8).

Way to go, Sandy Benak, Rod Boane, Joe Quoyeser, Gerry Donohue, Jimmy Disch, John Wolda (a battery mate), Ann Bixby, Mike Ross, Kirwin Drouet, Kim Koehn, Kyle Frazier, Betty Bixby and Bill Sloan (a teammate)!

Trivia leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

May 27, 2010

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name a member of the current Rice baseball roster whose grandfather made first team ALL SWC three years in a row.  Email your answer here.

May 26, 2010

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

Eddie Dyer '22 was the first former Owl pitcher to win a game in the major leagues, when St. Louis defeated Chicago, 3-1, on September 9, 1923.  Posthumously, he was a member of the inaugural class of inductees into the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame in 1970.

Way to go, Gerry Donohue, Jimmy Disch, Ann Bixby, Harvin Moore, Jim Woodruff, Rod Boane, Betty Bixby, Kirwin Drouet, Guy Jackson, Bob Reinhold, Jim Woodward and John Wolda!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

May 25, 2010

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Guest Trivia Question:
Who was the first former Owl pitcher to record a win in the Major Leagues.  Email your answer here.

May 24, 2010

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Trivia Leaderboard (ten plus ties):
30   Mike Ross
28   Bob Reinhold
26   Gerry Donohue
21   Rod Boane
20   Jimmy Disch
19   Betty Bixby
18   Kirwin Drouet
17   Don Greive, Kyle Frazier
16   Ann Bixby, John Wolda

May 23, 2010

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Trivia Answer:
Former Owl pitchers Norm Charlton and David Aardsma have recorded wins over the Astros.  And, as of last night, Jeff Niemann joined the list also.  Interestingly, Jeff's win is the first time that a former Owl pitcher has started and won over the Astros in Houston.

Way to go, John Wolda (2), Luke Gilman, Ann Bixby (2), Tre Fischer, Gene Walker (2), Gerry Donohue (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Jimmy Disch, Don Greive (2), Jim Woodward (2), Paul Agosta (2), Mike Ross (2), Rod Boane (2), Betty Bixby (2), Nicole Thomas, Kyle Frazier (2), Rick Sheridan,  Kirwin Drouet, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Glen Radcliffe and Frankie Mandola (2)!

Trivia leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question on Tuesday!

May 22, 2010

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Special Trivia Question:
Name 2 former Rice pitchers who have recorded wins over the Astros.  One point rewarded for each pitcher.  Email your answer here.

May 21, 2010

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Trivia Answer:
This year marks Tate Gillespie's 5th year of service as an Owls batboy.  So far, he has made 3 CWS appearances.

Way to go, Glen Krajca-Radcliffe, Bob Reinhold (2), Tre Fischer, Betty Bixby (2), Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, John Wolda (2), Ann Bixby (2) and Mike Ross (2)!

Special trivia question tomorrow!

May 20, 2010

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Follow-Up Trivia Question:
This year marks how many years of service by Tate Gillespie as an Owls batboy?  Bonus question: How many College World Series appearances has Tate made so far?  Email your answer here.

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