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MLB awards for players who played in both leagues in one season

Many of Major League Baseball's annual player awards are awarded to two players, one each in the American and National Leagues. (For instance, MVP, Cy Young, Silver Slugger, Rookie of the Year, etc.) ...
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How is managed relegation of pole position pilot in F1?

What if the driver who did the best time in qualifying is relegated to a "lower" grid position? (For example for the change of the transmission or of the motor or other) What about the statistics for ...
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Does Naseem Hamed violate the Marquess of Queensberry Rules in this video?

Rule four of the Marquess of Queensberry Rules: If either man fall through weakness or otherwise, he must get up unassisted, ten seconds be allowed to do so, the other man meanwhile to return to ...
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Does “Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green” objectify tee-to-green performance?

In short, "Strokes Gained" is a value of a golfer's performance compared to the average performance of other golfers. In 2011, the PGA Tour announced Strokes Gained: Putting. For example, the ...
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NHL Playoff Clean Sweep

After reading How many times has a sweep occurred during the Stanley Cup finals?, I was curious if there has ever been a team who has not lost a game during the NHL playoff to win the cup.
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Multi-national teams at club level

I am trying to find out if there are any notable teams, in any sport, that are recognized at some level as part of two or more national bodies. For example, imagine if the neighbouring Słubice ...
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Why LBW is given not when ball is not pitched in Stump line while bowling around the wicket

When bowler is bowling over the wicket and ball pitches out side off and is hitting the stumps, the LBW is given. But when bowler is bowling around the wicket and ball does not pitch in stump line ...
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Umpire induces appeal play?

What do the umpires do when a game ends on a scoring play, when an appeal (not video review) by the defense would succeed? For example: bottom of the ninth, tie score, one out, runner on third. The ...
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Which boxers were killed or seriously injured in the ring with their father in their corner since 1980?

I'm trying to get more data in relation to the issue that led me to ask this question. So far, I have the following: Killed with father in the corner: Jimmy Garcia (1995) Johnny Owen [real name ...
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Can you kick a stick in NHL?

If a players drops his stick and a player of the opposing team kicks it away from him as he tries to reach for it, will the opposing player get penalized? A common situation would be when the goalie ...
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Is there a connection between serious injuries/deaths in boxing and having one's father in one's corner?

In the commentary on the tragic 2005 Leavander Johnson/Jesus Chavez fight, which claimed the life of Leavander Johnson, commentator Jim Lampley said that there are two things that seem to be ...
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What is the point of keeping track of pars?

In a golf tournament the winner is the player who completes the tournament while taking the fewest strokes. It doesn't matter whether he shoots a five under or a five over, as long as he has taken ...
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What happens if the fielder fails to walk in from outside the boundary ropes when the ball is delivered?

During the time of delivery, if a fielder fielding near the boundary line fails to come into the ground will it be called a NO Ball?
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Stolen bases in softball

Players are on 1st & 3rd . ball is pitched ,player on 1st runs to second but catcher doesn't throw it to second. Is this still counted as a stolen base?
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Did the Eagles make a bad decision trading for the second pic? [closed]

The Eagles will draft a QB at 2 but was the price too great? This is a team with many needs and just gambled last year on a QB why do it again? I know this is a strategic long term move but I am ...
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Same president more teams in European cup?

Giampaolo Pozzo is owner of Udinese Calcio in Italy and Granada CF in Spain. What would happen if both teams were to qualify for the same European competition (for example, Europa League) ? In the ...
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In which part of ice hockey game most goals are scored?

It is quite natural that various part of hockey game have different dynamics and also different likelihood of scoring a goal. There are several factors. Players get more tired with time. In second ...
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Have the top two teams in the NHL ever met in the Stanley Cup Finals?

For example, the Stars and the Caps for this year. Edit: This is modern era, where we've had full 4-tier playoffs.
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What if a player uses his shirt

Ok, think about this - A player in the middle of a match flicks the ball up then when its in the air, he stretches his shirt on the bottom for the ball to enter inside his shirt. Now its inside his ...
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Training motor skills for inexperienced athletes

I captain a team made up of a group of players coming from very different backgrounds, something quite common in our sport. Some of them, all in their 20s, have no prior sports experience, and their ...
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Swimmer's elbow problems [closed]

In the last year I have been, on and off, troubled by what I believe is swimmer's elbow. The pain does not prevent me from swimming but it is affecting my ability to pull with maximum force in the ...
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Runner on third tags up on caught ball, the other two do not, does the run score?

Does the run count in the following situation? The bases are loaded with no outs. The batter hits a line drive to the pitcher. The runner on third base tags up by touching third base, runs home and ...
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What would be the essential things to learn to get good enough to play on a small football team?

Alright. So for a bit of backstory I am 16 and until this point in my life I have been a rugby player in the UK, and honestly a very good one. I truly believe I had a shot at a professional career, ...
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Base running in softball

First base is occupied. Batter hits the ball and is thrown out at first (first). Does the runner have to be tagged at second or is it a force out.?
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Why are woodbats preferred to train with over aluminum bats?

Let me start this off by saying that I have played baseball my whole life, and actually played in college (not for a club team.. the actual team) and I can't think of why this method of training is ...
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Football offside tag up

I just realized I didn't really have a definitive answer to this subtlety of the offside rule. When a player is in offside position at the time of the pass but not affecting the play, no offside will ...
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when the D/L method is used in cricket [duplicate]

what are conditions need to see to apply D/L method in cricket is there any other method other than this
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Does bat tampering exist in cricket?

I have been going through this post when I stumbled across this doubt. Is there anything like bat tampering in cricket? I did a quick search through the Lords Laws of cricket, however, I haven't ...
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What happens if a suspended player is used in match and the referee didn't notice

If a player gets a 2 match suspension and the referee fails to observe that this is the case until half time and his team uses him during the suspension period what penalty do the rules allow for in ...
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How long should a medal ribbon be?

I made some custom medals for some friends, who are running a race soon. But I have doubts about how long I should make the ribbon. Too short and it will be like a necklace, too long and it will go ...
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Does handicapping really do what it claims?

I have heard many times that the idea of horse race handicapping is that the handicapper aims to arrange that all the horses cross the finish line at the same time. But I am a little bit sceptical ...
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How do MLB Managers do the lineup card on Jackie Robinson Day?

How are lineup cards and official scorebooks recorded on Jackie Robinson Day? Do the managers/scorekeepers use the players' regular numbers, or is it literally "42" for every player's number?
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Were there any Moneyball-like instances in history of cricket?

Moneyball was an instance in Baseball where the Oakland contingent have used statistics and data science for buying-selling as well as team selection. So, was there any such instance in the history ...
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Is there a regulation about the shape of the posts of a football goal?

I mostly saw posts of football goals with a circular bases, but sometimes I saw posts (and crossbars) with very square basis. | Is there a regulation about it? It seems to me that the poles with ...
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What material are professional football nets made from?

What material are premier league football nets made from? I'm doing some research and am keen to know and better still, who makes nets.
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What does Atletico Madrid do tactically different since Diego Simeone took over?

Atletico Madrid has beaten Barcelona 2-0 recently in the Champions League and they have always posed a serious threat. Other teams have floundered against Barcelona. Apart from utilising Antoine ...
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Cap colour in IPL

If a player is the highest run scorer and at the same time is the highest wicket taker in IPL, which colour cap would he wear?
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Were Kobe Bryant's 60 points in his last game authentic? [closed]

On 13th April 2016, Kobe Bryant played his last professional game against Utah scoring 60 points. I was wondering if there was any evidence to show that those 60 points were a tribute reserved for ...
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Are clubs' Champions League Final tickets nominative?

Are the CL Final tickets sold by the clubs (as opposed to those UEFA sells) nominative? Like, do they ask you at the counter for an ID card or a name?
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Are there any sports other than American football that have a coach's challenge?

Are there any sports other than American football that have a coach's challenge? I would like to know if there is a sport other than American football that have a coach's challenge.
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Is it a foul if no contact is made during an attempted reckless tackle?

If a player in possession narrowly dodges a very reckless and dangerously attempted tackle, but ends up losing the possession, will this still be ruled a foul despite no contact being made? P.S: I ...
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How is the conversion rate calculated in football?

I want to know how the conversion rate is calculated in the Premier League for example. I tried to make a report like shots/goals but it seems it's not the correct one. Any suggestions please ? edit: ...
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Damage to boot studs

I recently purchased new football boots, ACE 16.3 Men's Firm Ground, and I want to test them about at a nearby pitch. The fastest (non-automobile) route to the pitch is a 12-minute walk along a ...
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In recent IPL T20 cricket matches, are the commentators in the stadium or watching a broadcast in a studio?

I have been watching cricket on tv for years and have occasionally seen the commentary box. Usually, the camera will be behind the commentators and the image will show the commentators watching the ...
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Endurance and stamina issues in swimming [migrated]

It has been a week since I stared swimming in a long course pool. i am not able to swim more than 50m freestyle at a stretch.I am having issues with stamina at the end of 50m. I swim everyday for 1 ...
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When do teams wear their away jerseys at international level?

When will teams wear their away jerseys during the Euro Championships? Will France always wear their home jersey during the tournament? For commercial purposes will all teams not want to play a ...
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Throwing Ball From Dugout To First Baseman after inning

This may be an Orioles only thing, but I think I've seen it elsewhere. Between innings, as the Orioles First Baseman (currently Chris Davis) runs off the field, someone from the dugout throws him a ...
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Could an incorrect substitution result in a forfeit?

In a football match, one team said that they would replace player A with player B, but they actually replaced player C instead, and continued to play the game. Is it possible that this would result in ...
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Are LED stumps allowed by the Laws of Cricket?

Cricket's Law 8.1 states Two sets of wickets shall be pitched opposite and parallel to each other at a distance of 22 yards/20.12 m between the centres of the two middle stumps. Each set shall ...
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LBW and aiding umpire [closed]

We get replays, Hawk-Eye wherein we get to know that the ball was pitch in line or outside leg/off stump. Is having lines drawn in the middle of the pitch from stump to stump a bad idea? I think ...

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