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The Great Boone Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to Boz's Boone Quiz:

1) All four Boones batted in the Series.
2) All four batted in the All-Star game.
3) And they all had at least 1,000 hits, too. Told you it wasn't fair.
4) Grandfather Ray and dad Bob where in Series winners in '48 and '80.
5) Ray and Bob tied with five at bats each.
6) Bob, four. Bret, three. Ray, two. Aaron, one.
7) Bob seven at catcher, Bret four at second base.
8) Old Ray (Ike) Boone -- .790, Bret (.767), Aaron (.743).
9) Bret. Bret had 100 RBI three times, Ray twice, Aaron once had 96.
10) Bob -- 2,225 games at catcher.
11) Ray won the AL RBI title with 114 in '55.
12) Aaron, 32 steals in '02.
13) Aaron Boone for his pennant-winning, walk-off homer in '03 vs....
14) Bret for Atlanta in '99.
15) Bob for the Phils in '80.
16) Aaron, again! Homered in '03 Series.
17) Bret: Almost $50 million.
18) Bret: 252.
19) Another for Aaron -- in '02 for the Reds.
20) Total games: 6,559.

By Tracee Hamilton  |  March 30, 2009; 9:00 AM ET
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Why, that sly dog! Next time maybe you could specify whether it's an open book/Google quiz.

Speaking of walk-offs, here's hoping that Aaron effects a walk-off from the hospital soon, as well as complete recovery from his surgery.

Posted by: natsfan1a1 | March 30, 2009 9:14 AM | Report abuse

Darn it, Tracee. Only 1 out of 20 correct. And I was counting on a 2200 on my SAT to get into UDC.

Posted by: jdschulz50 | March 30, 2009 9:16 AM | Report abuse

Not to take anything away from Bob, but didn't Carlton Fisk break his record?

Posted by: Section314 | March 30, 2009 10:04 AM | Report abuse

Only 12 of 20, and I looked up as many answers as I could. Nice quiz, that was fun.

Posted by: BinM | March 30, 2009 9:37 PM | Report abuse

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