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African American Jeopardy Sports III


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Sonny Liston
Who did Floyd Patterson lose his title boxing fight to in 1962?
Wilt Chamberlain
Holds the record for most free throws made in a single basketball game
Alan Page
What NFL player, elected to the Hall of Fame, was the 1st A A to serve on the Minnesota Supreme Court?
Second Base
Lyle Stone became the first black woman to play professional baseball in 1953 for the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro American League. What position did she play?
The Pearl
Earl Monroe's nickname during his basketball career
To show black power
Why did American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise a fist during the medal ceremonies
Lew Alcindor
What was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's given name
False-PGA - approved golfer
Charlie Sifford became the first USTA-approved tennis player in 1959.
Tommie Smith and John Carlos gained international attention with a racial protest at the 1968 Olympics.
Indianapolis Clowns
Which team was baseball's answer to the Harlem Globertrotters?
Chicago Cubs
In 1962, Buck O'Neil became the first black coach of what baseball team?
Walker Smith, Jr.
What was boxing great Sugar Ray Robinson's real name?
11 years, 8 months
Joe Louis held the heavyweight crown for how long?
Harlem Globetrotters
Lynette Woodard was the first woman to play for the...
Heptathlon and long jump
Jackie Joyner-Kersee won gold medals at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea, in what two events?
Althea Gibson
Became the 1st A A woman to win the prestigious Wimbledon singles title
Anita DeFrantz
Became the 1st A A woman to sit on the International Olympic Committee
Philadelphia Warriors
Wilt Chamberlain scored a record-setting 100 points in 1962 while playing for what team?
Jim Brown
Led the NFL in rushing in eight of his nine seasons and scored 126 touchdowns
University of California at Los Angeles
Jackie Robinson excelled in four sports at what university?
Wilt Chamberlain set an NBA record for career rebounds with:
Andrew Rube Foster was the founding father of black baseball in the United States
In 1971, Wilt Chamberlain set a league record for average points per game with:
Bill White
What former all-star first baseman became the highest-ranking black baseball executive in 1989 as president of the National League?
Jimmy Connors
Who did Arthur Ashe beat in 1975 to become the 1st A A to win the singles title at Wombledon?
Figure Skating
In 1988, Debi Thomas won a medal in which Olympic event?

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