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    Obscure Reds Trivia

    I encourage everyone to come up with some questions. This will be my first one, and if it goes well, I'll add more.

    Since 1970, Chris Welsh, Pete Schourek, and Bronson Arroyo are the only Reds pitchers to have this in common. What is it?

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by camisadelgolf View Post
    I encourage everyone to come up with some questions. This will be my first one, and if it goes well, I'll add more.

    Since 1970, Chris Welsh, Pete Schourek, and Bronson Arroyo are the only Reds pitchers to have this in common. What is it?
    I don't remember Pete Schourek doing a JTM commercial, but I might have missed it.

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    does it have something to do with batting, rather than pitching
    More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can tell my own story that's not only better, but also more directly involves me.

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by IowaRed View Post
    does it have something to do with batting, rather than pitching
    That is more than possible.

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
    I don't remember Pete Schourek doing a JTM commercial, but I might have missed it.
    Nope, but he's the only Reds pitcher since 1989 to record 18+ wins in a season.

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    They wouldn't be the only ones to hit home runs would they?

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    They hit home run in their first starts for the Reds?

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornon View Post
    They wouldn't be the only ones to hit home runs would they?
    Randy Keisler says hello.
    Last edited by Hap; 02-28-2009 at 02:02 PM.
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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Here's a question: In 1987, one Reds pitcher went 10.2 innings without giving up a hit, but did not get credit for a no-hitter. Who was he?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BCubb2003 View Post
    Here's a question: In 1987, one Reds pitcher went 10.2 innings without giving up a hit, but did not get credit for a no-hitter. Who was he?
    John Franco, spread out over his first 11 appearances.
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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Hap View Post
    John Franco, spread out over his first 11 appearances.
    Excellent.

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornon View Post
    They wouldn't be the only ones to hit home runs would they?
    No, but it involves homeruns.

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    I noticed that Tony Cloninger just posted in a different thread, so I'll say that this is something Tony Cloninger has done as well.

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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Quote Originally Posted by camisadelgolf View Post
    I encourage everyone to come up with some questions. This will be my first one, and if it goes well, I'll add more.

    Since 1970, Chris Welsh, Pete Schourek, and Bronson Arroyo are the only Reds pitchers to have this in common. What is it?
    Hitting homeruns off the Cubs?
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    Re: Obscure Reds Trivia

    Excellent question.

    I consider myself a Reds-Trivia geek that would draw the respect of any Star Wars/Trek geek or any gaming geek. And, I am completely stumped.

    I was, however, delighted to find through simple research on retrosheet that Pete Schourek's two career home runs were against Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling.
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