Trivia Quiz Questions from the 90s - Football, Baseball, Golf, Olympics, etc.

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90s Trivia - Baseball, Olympics, Volleyball, NFL, Golf etc.

Q: What major league baseball team did the Walt Disney Company assume operational control of in 1996?
A: The California Angels.

Q:  What event earned Norway's Johann Olay Koss three gold's at the 1994 Winter Olympics?
A: Speed skating. 

Q: What country had a swim team that swore off drinking and Big Macs for the 1996 Olympics?
A: The U.S.. 

Q: What 1996 Olympic event had two U.S. squads playing each other for the gold medal?
A: Beach volleyball. 

Q: What did John Daly number the new iron he began teeing off with in 1996, because it had virtually no loft?
A: Zero.

Q: What boxer made his first title defense in 21 years, in 1995?
A: George Foreman.

Q:  Who returned from a stint in Japan to pound 51 home runs in 1990?
A: Cecil Fielder 

Q:  What did members of the Canadian swim team swear to give up during the 1996 Olympics?
A: Sex. 

Q: Who was baseball's acting commissioner during the infamous 1994-95 strike?
A: Bud Selig. 

Q: What explosive base-stealer took a $2.75 million pay cut to play for the Kansas City Royals, in 1995?
A: Vince Coleman.
Q: Who was unable to run the 200-meter final at the 1992 Olympics due to food poisoning?
A: Michael Johnson.
Q: Who was the winningest active major league baseball manager before he retired in 1996?
A: Tommy Lasorda.
Q: Who became the NFL's all-time touchdown leader in 1994?
A: Jerry Rice
Q: What major league baseball team was forced to endure a 20-day road trip in 1996?
A:  The Atlanta Braves.

Q: What major league baseball team started playing in Coors Stadium in 1995?
A:  The Colorado Rockies.

Q:  What athlete was protected by seven security guards at the 1994 Winter Olympics?
A: Nancy Kerrigan. 
Q: What did Chris Sabo shower the field with when his bat broke in a July 31,1996 game?
A: Cork.

Q:  What golfer ended nine years of final-round frustration by winning the 1996 Memorial Tournament?
A: Tom Watson. 

Q: What 1960 Olympic champion lit the torch to start Atlanta's 1996 Olympic festivities?
A:  Muhammad Ali.

Q: What 1995 World Series teams were both picketed by the American Indian Movement?
A: The Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians. 

Q: What percentage of Mike Tyson's 1995 earnings came from endorsements?
A: Zero.

Q: What former L.A. Dodgers southpaw autographed yarmulkes that fetched $75 each in 1995?
A: Sandy Koufax.

Q: What Cleveland Indians slugger nixed a five-year, $43-million contract offer in 1996?
A: Albert Belle.

Q: What country fielded 1996 Olympic women's teams that won gold in basketball, soccer and softball?
A:  The U.S.

Q:  Who received a reported $25 million for a 1995 boxing match that lasted 89 seconds?
A: Mike Tyson.
Q: What major league baseball team had an Internet home page in English, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, and Mandarin in 1996?
A: The Los Angeles Dodgers. 

Q: What two Players led the National League in stolen bases every year from 1981 to 1990?
A: Vince Coleman and Tim Raines.

Q: Who was the first athlete to rap at a Pro Bowl musical gala, in 1995?
A: Deion Sanders.
Q:  Who set a major league record for the fewest errors by a shortstop, with three in 1990?
A: Cal Ripkin Jr.
Q: What Indiana Pacer did Knicks fan Spike Lee anger during the 1994 playoffs by calling him "Cheryl"?
A: Reggie Miller.

Q:  What Yankee pitcher threw his first no-hitter the night before hid dad had open-heart surgery, in 1996?
A:  Dwight Gooden.

Q:  How many NHL franchises were there in California, by 1995?
A: Three. 

Q: Who was unable to run the 200-meter final at the 1992 Olympics due to food poisoning?
A: Michael Johnson.

Q: Who threw a record six touchdown passes in one Super Bowl, in 1995?
A: Steve Young.

Q: What grueling Olympic event saw Josia Thugwane become the first black man from South Africa to win a gold medal, in 1996?
A: The Marathon.

Q: What quarterback spent 46 days in 1996 at the Menninger Clinic to kick an addiction to the pain killer Vicodin?
A:  Brett Farve.

Q: How many athletes competed for Israel in the 1994 Winter Olympics?
A:  One.

Q:  Who summed up a playoff loss to Jack Nicklaus at the 1991 U. S. Senior Open with "the Bear crushed the Mouse"?
A: Chi Chi Rodriguez.

Q: What U.S. team did 59 percent of American viewers root against during the 1996 Olympics, according to an ESPN poll?
A: The Dream Team.

Q: What percentage of Mike Tyson's 1995 earnings came from endorsements?
A: Zero.