Trivia Bits for Mar 24, 2018

By Leslie Elman

March 24, 2018 1 min read

There's just one female inductee in the National Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown and that's Effa Manley, co-owner of the Newark Eagles. Under her stewardship, the team were Negro League Champions in 1946, led by future Hall of Famers Larry Doby and Monte Irvin. The following year, Doby's contract was purchased by the Cleveland Indians. Two years after that, Irvin joined the New York Giants.

Which of these was NOT an All-American Girls Professional Baseball League team in the 1940s?

A) Crawfordsville Sunbeams

B) Fort Wayne Daisies

C) Milwaukee Chicks

D) Rockford Peaches

Previous answer: The biggest-selling hit on the U.K. charts in 1983 was "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club.

TRIVIA FANS: Leslie Elman is the author of "Weird But True: 200 Astounding, Outrageous and Totally Off the Wall Facts." Contact her at [email protected]

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Trivia Bits for Mar 23, 2018

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