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Minnesota Sports Trivia
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With the North Star State's legendary coaches, influential athletes and historical sporting achievements, it's no wonder Minnesota fans are so dedicated. Minnesota Sports Trivia highlights the state's sports triumphs, failures and quirky facts:

* Perry Werden of the Minneapolis Millers held the professional baseball home run record for 25 years before Babe Ruth broke it in 1920

* Amelia Earhart played basketball at St. Paul Central High School after moving to Minnesota from Kansas in 1913

* Women's golf legend Patty Berg and college football coaching legend Bud Wilkinson were teammates on a youth football team in Minneapolis

* Bill Masterton of the Minnesota North Stars was the only player in NHL history to die from injuries suffered during a game

* In 2010, Virginia, Minnesota, native Warren Johnson became the oldest driver (at age 66) to win an NHRA race

* A Lake City teenager named Ralph Samuelson invented water skiing in 1922

* In 2006, at 54, curler Scott Baird of Bemidji became the oldest American to win a medal (bronze) at the Winter Olympics

* The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome is the only stadium in the United States to host a World Series, a Major League Baseball All-Star game, a Super Bowl game and the NCAA men's basketball Final Four.

Price: Canada $14.95    U.S.A. $14.95
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-897277-62-1
ISBN-10: 1-897277-62-8
Page Count: 208
Dimensions: 5.25" x 8.25"