General Baseball Quiz

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General Baseball Quiz

How much do you think you know about baseball? Find out how much you really know in this short quiz on general facts about baseball concepts, rules, and major league players and teams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following pitchers is generally known for his pinpoint accuracy and control?
    • A. 

      Randy Johnson

    • B. 

      Nolan Ryan

    • C. 

      Roger Clemens

    • D. 

      Greg Maddux

    • E. 

      Mariano Rivera

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not traditionally considered as part of the "five tool" system of talent evaluation?
    • A. 

      Hitting for power

    • B. 

      Hitting for contact

    • C. 

      Fielding and range

    • D. 

      Pitching

    • E. 

      Baserunning

  • 3. 
    Which of the following situations would count as an "At bat" or AB for a batter?
    • A. 

      Hit by pitch

    • B. 

      Walk

    • C. 

      Bases on balls

    • D. 

      Sacrifice fly

    • E. 

      Fielder's choice

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Unassisted double play

    • B. 

      Home run

    • C. 

      Wild pitch

    • D. 

      Passed ball

    • E. 

      6-4-3 double play

  • 5. 
    Which of the following pitches typically has a strong sideways breaking action with little downward movement?
    • A. 

      Curveball

    • B. 

      Changeup

    • C. 

      Sinker

    • D. 

      Slider

    • E. 

      Four-seam fastball

  • 6. 
    Which of the following ballplayers is not an outfielder?
    • A. 

      Alex Rodriguez

    • B. 

      Manny Ramirez

    • C. 

      Matt Holliday

    • D. 

      Carl Crawford

    • E. 

      Barry Bonds

  • 7. 
    Which of the following ballparks has the famous Green Monster left field wall?
    • A. 

      Camden Yards

    • B. 

      Fenway Park

    • C. 

      Yankee Stadium

    • D. 

      Wrigley Field

    • E. 

      Coors Field

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is usually not a desirable part of a batter's routine and plate discipline?
    • A. 

      Quick swing

    • B. 

      Opposite field hitting

    • C. 

      Strong step into swing

    • D. 

      High batting angle

    • E. 

      Pitch recognition

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is usually an indication of a pitcher's control?
    • A. 

      BB/K ratio

    • B. 

      HR's allowed

    • C. 

      WHIP

    • D. 

      ERA

    • E. 

      Pitch velocity

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is considered most important for shortstops?
    • A. 

      Range factor

    • B. 

      Arm strength

    • C. 

      Fielding percentage

    • D. 

      Outfield assists

    • E. 

      Pitch recognition