Monday, April 16, 2012

Deacon's Trivia Third Edition

1. This year Dustin Pedroia did not homer in the home opener, snapping a streak of three straight years in which he had.  Who is the only other Red Sox batter to hit a home run in 3 consecutive Fenway openers?

2. Before Pedroia, who was the last Sox second baseman to hit a home run in a home opening game?

3. Who holds the all time Red Sox record for home runs in a single April?

4. Now that the Sox bullpen picture seems to be brightening, it leads to this question: who holds the Red Sox record for most saves in a season?

Good luck.


  1. 1. Ted Williams
    2. Jody Reed
    3. Mo Vaughn
    4. Tom Gordon

  2. 1. Norman
    2. Mike Lansing
    3. Manny Ramirez
    4. Tom Gordon

  3. That should be Nomar friggin' iPad

    1. I kind of like Norman. Greg Norman, Norm from Cheers, some obscure Sox player named Norman...

  4. 1. Fred Lynn
    2. Pokey Reese
    3. Manny Ramirez
    4. Tom Gordon

  5. Or Norman, the closer for the Ghastly Monsters

  6. 1. Manny Ramirez
    2. Mark Bellhorn

  7. The correct answers are:

    1. Fred Lynn in 78-79-80

    2. Todd Walker in 2003

    3. David Ortiz 10 in April 2006, the year he set the Sox single season mark of 54.

    4. Tom Gordon 46 in 1998.