03/10/15 Grif.Net – Coming in Second

03/10/15 Grif.Net – Coming in Second

[Another quiz to see if you remember NOT the first or the winner (that’s
easy), but who came in 2nd. We’re #2. We’re #2.]

1. After John Glenn, he was the SECOND American to orbit the earth =

2. He came in SECOND in Presidential elections in 1944 and 1948 to two
different opponents =

3. Just a few weeks after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major
League Baseball (1947), he became the SECOND black ballplayer =

4. Many teams have lost Super Bowls, coming in second place. But this team
came in SECOND in four Super Bowls in a row =

5. Annie Hall won the Oscar for best film of 1977. But this much more
memorable movie came in SECOND =

6. While known as a great champion who won many “majors”, this golfer also
holds the record for finishing SECOND in 19 major tournaments =

7. He came in first in the popular vote for US President but a distant
SECOND in electoral votes to Bush =

8. A great racehorse, yet in the most famous contest he came in SECOND to
Seabiscuit =

9. We all know the final episode of M*A*S*H was the most-watched TV drama
episode, but this was the SECOND most-watched episode =

10. Muhammad Ali is famous for the “Rumble in the Jungle”, knocking out this
undefeated champ in the 8th round who qualifies now for SECOND place =

Bonus: In the 1980 USA hockey victory in the Olympics, what nation CAME IN
SECOND to win the silver medal?

Dr Bob Griffin
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”