THE SAUGUS ADVOCATE – Friday, June 28, 2019 EL TIANTE | from page 6 1. On June 28, 1889, the first professional female astronomer, Maria Mitchell, died; what island was her birthplace? 2. What comedian said, “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food”? (Hint: initials WCF.) 3. In what city was the Declaration of Independence adopted? 4. In “The Color of Money” who said “Money won is twice as sweet as money earned”? (Hint: initials PN.) 5. On June 29, 1956, which U.S. president signed an act that established the U.S. interstate highway system? 6. Which U.S. state first recognized July 4 as an official celebration? 7. What was Brazil’s capital before the completion of Brasilia? 8. What wizard did the fictional horse Shadowfax belong to? 9. On July 1, 1947, a U.S. government program to eradicate what mosquito-borne illness began? 10. What Motown group had a hit with “My Girl”? 11. In what cult movie would you find Dr. Frank-N-Furter? 12. On July 2, 1911, what Detroit Tigers baseball player hit in his 40thstraight game? (Hint: initials TC.) 13. What seafood is reported to be most popular in the United States? 14. In what year did the U.S. Congress make July 4 a federal holiday: 1780, 1870 or 1900? 15. On July 3, 1863, what “turning point” Civil War battle began? 16. Who was the Declaration of Independence’s principal author? 17. On July 4, 1828, Boston’s Tremont House became the first U.S. hotel to install what indoor amenity? 18. What is the largest ape? 19. What pie ingredient has poisonous leaves? 20. Which country produces the most garlic? Answers below, please no cheating! FROM PAGE 19 land Athletics and allowed only 3 hits in a 7-1 win. He began the World Series for the Sox with 6 to zip over the Big Red Machine, the Cincinnati Reds, a 5-hit shutout. The Red Sox had a spectacular 7th inning, scoring all six runs then. The rally was started by Tiant, who led off the inning with a single and scored the first run on a single by Carl Yastrzemski. He was the winner of game 4, tossing 173 pitches in his second complete game of the series. He had a no-decision in game 6, “the greatest game ever played,” a 12-inning contest ended by a Carlton Fisk’s dramatic game-winning walk-off homer. Tiant was 21 and 12 in 1976, 12 and 8 in 1977 and 13 and 8 in 1978. He became a free agent after the 1978 season and signed with the dreaded Yankees. Over two seasons in New York, his record was 21 and 17. During off seasons he played in the Venezuela Professional Baseball League in parts of five seasons from 1966 to 1982, collecting 37 wins, 29 complete games, a 2.27 ERA and a nohitter in 1971. He finished his career with the Pirates in 1981 – 9 games, 2 and 5, 3.92 ERA Page 19 – then the Angels in 1982: 6 games, 2 and 2, 5.76 ERA. Tiant continued in baseball as a pitching coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers’ farm system from 1992 to 1995, then the Chicago White Sox in 1977. For the 1996 Summer Olympics he was the pitching coach for the Nicaraguan team. Leaving professional games, he became baseball head coach for Savannah College of Art and Design from 1998 to 2001. His record at the college was 55 wins and 97 defeats. Tiant was the pitching coach for the Red Sox Minor League Lowell Spinners in Class A Short Season. He continued as a special assignment instructor for the Red Sox. Luis was on the Hall of Fame (HOF) ballot from 1988 to 2002 but never received more than 30.9% votes, which he received in his first year. His 15-year time has passed for the HOF, and he has been selected for consideration for the Golden Era Committee in 2011 and 2014 and by the Modern Era Baseball Committee in 2017, but never selected. He was inducted in the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame on September 8, 1977, the Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame and the Venezuelan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Tiant and his wife have three children and he has been a resident of Southborough, Mass., since 2002. He started up a line of cigars which he designed and used the name of El Tiante as the brand. He coauthored two autobiographies: “El Tiante: The Luis Tiant Story” with Joe Fitzgerald in 1976, and “Son of Havana: A Baseball Journey from Cuba to the Big Leagues and Back” with Saul Wisnia in 2019. Tiant was mentioned in the movie of 1977 “The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training,” and his rotational pitching motion was copied by Carmen Ronzonni and Jimmy Baio. He appeared as a pitcher in “Cheers” on January 6, 1983. He is the subject of a documentary film, “The Lost Son of Havana,” which was produced by Kris Meyer and the Farrelly brothers and directed by Jonathon Hock. 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