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Doc Elko's "Baseball Firsts"
February 7, 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:
What pitcher threw a no hitter in four consecutive season? Name the pitcher, team, and years.
"Infield Chatter" bonus question: Who said, "God gave me a good strong body, a good right arm, and a weak mind."?
What ballplayer is credited with innovating the shortstop position and using the bunt in baseball?
Dickie Pierce in the 1880's
"Infield Chatter" bonus question: Who said, "I never questioned the integrity of an umpire... their eyesight, yes."
Leo "The Lip" Durocher