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Catching up Trivia Tuesday 2/28/2017 Pittsburgh Crawfords/Homestead Grays/Pittsburgh Pirates

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Due to storms and wanting to save battery life through multiple rounds of bad weather i’ did not post this yesterday

What Crawford great was nick named the black Babe Ruth?

ANS: Crawford’s Catcher Josh Gibson who reportedly hit 70 homers in a season

The Crawfords  were one of the few   Negro league teams to …

a. beat  MLB teams in exhibtions

b. play night game.

c. have their.  own stadium

Ans C. The  Crawfords played in Gus Greenlee  Field. Greenlee built it using money from his rackteering and gambling ” business giving  his Crawfords  their own ballpark

The Homestead Grays spilt their home games between Pittsburgh and?

a. Homestead FL

b. Homestead NE

c’ Washington DC.

c. The  Grays who played under the Homestead (the African American  section of pittsburgh at the time) and the nations capital

Tuesdays pirate game

The  Pirates got pounded by the visting blue jays

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with a 2014 NL all star Getting blamed for the loss

 

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