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Old 02-18-2018, 09:43 AM
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Default Sporcle Saturday: White Sox pitchers & catchers to start a season since 1980?

This was a great quiz.



I missed the 1980 catcher, 1998 catcher and 1999 starting pitcher.
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Old 02-18-2018, 10:34 AM
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Here's the same quiz, going back to 1960.


Only problem is it doesn't leave you enough time. I was constantly busy and had filled in all the gaps back to the late '80s when it ended. Still got 83/116.
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Old 02-18-2018, 12:05 PM
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I could have sat here all day and not thought of the 1980 battery.
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Old 02-18-2018, 08:04 PM
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76/76 with 2:47 remaining. I pulled the catcher from 1980 out of my...you know.

So I went back and did the second quiz back to 1960. Some of those years pre-date me, but that's where collecting baseball cards come in handy. I scored 112/116.

I was surprised to see the same catcher started Opening Day of 1979. The catcher from 1978 completely out of left field, but I got him too. It was a reminder that signing Carlton Fisk was huge.

I missed the starting pitchers from 1963 and 1967, and the starting catchers from 1965 and 1966.
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Old 02-19-2018, 04:16 AM
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71/76, couldn't remember the Sox catcher before Charles Johnson in 2000 and I never would have gotten the one from '98 or '80. Missed the starting pitcher from '82 and '88. The only reason I got the one from '89 is because I have seen his photography a lot online and someone talked about the '80 Opening Day starter in another thread I had just read.

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Old 02-19-2018, 07:20 PM
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I got 68. I really should have gotten the 2012 pitcher. Every other one I missed was from the 80s and had almost no shot at.
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by thomas35forever View Post
I got 68. I really should have gotten the 2012 pitcher. Every other one I missed was from the 80s and had almost no shot at.
I'm kicking myself for 2012 also, but let's not be blamed here based on the incompetence.
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