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Ohio Sports Trivia


Ohio Sports Trivia

Vince Guerrieri and J. Alexander Poulton
OverTime Books, 2011, 224 Pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9781897277652

Ohio Sports Trivia lets you in on the little secrets every fan should know about the peculiar, unpredictable and sometimes unbelievable stories in Buckeye State sports:

  • LeBron James went from being Ohio's golden boy to public enemy number one when he signed with thTe Miami Heat in 2010.
  • Denton ''Cy'' Young, born in the tiny farming community of Gilmore, became the greatest pitcher of all time.
  • Columbus native James ''Buster'' Douglas shocked the world when he K.O.-ed Iron Mike Tyson in 1990 at a bout in Tokyo, Japan.
  • The Reds' Johnny Vander Meer is the only pitcher in Major League Baseball history to throw back-to-back no-hitters.
  • George Steinbrenner almost got the Cleveland Pipers into the NBA in the early 1960s, long before he bought the New York Yankees.
  • Bowling Green State University contributed two players to the ''Miracle on Ice'' men's hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics.
  • And so much more.
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