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Doc Elko's "Baseball Firsts"
July 21, 2014By Brian Wujcik of Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association General Meeting Location
Welcome to Doc Elko's "BASEBALL'S FIRSTS." Every couple of weeks, Doc will challenge you with his vast knowledge of baseball trivia. Answer the question correctly and win a prize. Doc's next question:
Which two players homered in the same game from both sides of the plate? Name the players, teams, years.
What team or teams had Rookie of the Year winners in 3 straight years, 4 straight years, and 5 straight years? Name the teams, players, and years.
Oakland A's: Jose Canseco (1986), Mark McGuire (1987), Walt Weiss (1988)
LA Dodgers: Rick Sutcliffe (1979), Steve Howe (1980), Fernando Valenzuela (1981), Steve Sax (1982)
LA Dodgers: Eric Karros (1992), Mike Piazza (1993), Raul Mondesi (1994), Hideo Nomo (1995), Todd Hollandsworth (1996)