Stan’s Triviabits


n Through 2006, the major-league baseball team with the best Opening Day record is the New York Mets: a winning percentage of .644 (29-16) for their 45 seasons. But the Mets didn’t win their first Opening Day game until their ninth season (1970).

Poet/novelist Edgar Lee Masters (1869-1950) is best remembered for his “Spoon River Anthology.” Before becoming a famous writer, he was associated with another famous American, as:

A) Law partner of Clarence Darrow

B) Piano teacher of George Gershwin

C) College roommate of Woodrow Wilson

D) Secretary of Susan B. Anthony

Previous answer: “All the news that fits” is the motto of “Rolling Stone” magazine.