Good morning, and a happy weekend to all! Today is the day for the final exam: over the last 6 weeks you’ve been tasked with filling in, by position, every Opening Day starter for the White Sox dating back to 1960. This week will test your cumulative Opening Day starter knowledge: position by position, year by year, 1960-2020. In all, there are 597 names for you to fill in: how any can you get? Good luck!
- This is a big Sporcle. In fact, it’s big enough that it’s actually split into two quizzes, since Sporcle limits the number of quiz entries to 300 at a time. So, note that one quiz runs from 1960-1990, and the other is from 1991-2020. I’ve linked to each at the bottom, and you may wish to use the links instead of the embedded quizzes, which might be a bit unwieldy due to their size.
- Each quiz has the maximum allotment of time, 20 minutes.
All lineup information from baseballreference.com
1991-2020: 300/300 with 4:37 remaining.
1960-1990: 283/297 before I ran out of time.
Whew!! that was long.
1961-1990: 295/297 missed
1991-2020: 299/300 missed
A tip of the cap to both of you fine gents for your excellent scores. I’m looking forward to seeing you how you do next week: very challenging quiz planned. Good trivia, though.
Thanks, Ted. I’m ready for something new!!
Thanks for putting these quizzes together. They are really fun and challenging!!
Oh lord, is this 40-man rosters?
I am bracing for anything.
Bring it on, Ted!! We’re ready for anything!!
Hopefully it involves Fred Manrique, because I think I’ve guessed him about 4,000 times over the years to no avail.
It doesn’t. Not to continue to be coy or mysterious, but he will appear in a quiz topically related to this one in the future.
267/300 for the first one. Not surprised by most of the ones I missed, and I’m glad that I’ve largely been able to shove the memories of the 2008 left fielder from my mind.