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Our Special Bonds: Pitcher HR (answers)

Without further ado, the list of those pitchers who played for the Mets and also homered against them, from our trivia quiz of June 13, 2007.

http://metswalkoffs.blogspot.com/2007/06/our-special-bonds-pitcher-hr-questions.html

1 and 2- Warren Spahn and Tom Seaver. You can understand why I limited my hints.

3- Ray Sadecki, though most people forget he left the Mets, then returned and ended his career with them. Those steered towards Mickey Lolich should let me know, as I had a feeling that would be a common guess.

4- Armando "They should have started Nomo in the last game in 1998" Reynoso.

5- The hint is in the wording. The singular of people is Person, as in Robert Person, whose trading for John Olerud ranks among the best things to happen to the Mets in the 1990s.

6- Again, hint in the wording, as the answer is Mike Hampton whose children hopefully got better benefits from being educated in Colorado than he did. I was tempted to say he "schooled" the Cardinals in the postseason, but figured that was too easy a hint.

7- The toughest name on the list, though I tried to narrow it down for you by referencing the World Series and a no-hitter. The answer is Don Cardwell.

8- My other options for hints were to refer to him as the "Maine Man" in two recent trades, or simply to type "Anna" but I figured it would be more of a challenge for you to guess Kris Benson by referencing only his draft status.

Comments

Stormy said…
I got Seaver, Reynoso & Hampton. I thought about Spahn, but wasn't sure enough.

Another great quiz!

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