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  • 1. 

    Who was the American League MVP in 1985?

    • A.

      Dale Murphy

    • B.

      Don Mattingly

    • C.

      Sparky Lyle

    • D.

      Ricky Henderson

    Correct Answer
    B. Don Mattingly
    Explanation
    In 1985, Don Mattingly was named the American League MVP. Mattingly had an outstanding season, leading the league in batting average, hits, doubles, and total bases. He also had a high on-base percentage and slugging percentage, contributing greatly to the success of the New York Yankees that year. Mattingly's exceptional performance and impact on the team made him a deserving recipient of the MVP award.

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  • 2. 

    Where did baseball's famous Red Stockings of 1869 play?

    • A.

      Boston

    • B.

      Chicago

    • C.

      Cincinnati

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Cincinnati
    Explanation
    The famous Red Stockings of 1869 played in Cincinnati.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the only player to play 500 or more games at 5 different positions?

    • A.

      Barry Bonds

    • B.

      Babe Ruth

    • C.

      Pete Rose

    • D.

      Ty Cobb

    Correct Answer
    C. Pete Rose
    Explanation
    Pete Rose is the correct answer because he is the only player in baseball history to have played 500 or more games at five different positions. Throughout his career, Rose played as a first baseman, second baseman, third baseman, left fielder, and right fielder, showcasing his versatility and adaptability on the field. This achievement sets him apart from the other players listed, making him the correct choice for the question.

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  • 4. 

    Which ballplayer was given the nickname "El Titan de Bronze" by Fidel Castro?

    • A.

      Jose Contreras

    • B.

      Chuck Knoblauch

    • C.

      Scott Williamson

    • D.

      Raul Mondesi

    Correct Answer
    A. Jose Contreras
    Explanation
    Jose Contreras was given the nickname "El Titan de Bronze" by Fidel Castro.

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  • 5. 

    Who became the first father-son combination to be selected in the first round as his father was the number one pick by Washington in 1966?

    • A.

      Ichiro Suzuki

    • B.

      Rocco Baldelli

    • C.

      Ben Grieve

    • D.

      Rafael Furcal

    Correct Answer
    C. Ben Grieve
    Explanation
    Ben Grieve became the first father-son combination to be selected in the first round because his father was the number one pick by Washington in 1966.

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  • 6. 

    Who set a Major League record in 2000 for stolen bases by a 19-year old, breaking Ty Cobb's mark of 23 set in 1906?

    • A.

      Rafael Furcal

    • B.

      Hideki Matsui

    • C.

      Angel Berroa

    • D.

      Mike Piazza

    Correct Answer
    A. Rafael Furcal
    Explanation
    Rafael Furcal set a Major League record in 2000 for stolen bases by a 19-year old, breaking Ty Cobb's mark of 23 set in 1906.

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  • 7. 

    Which baseball player has the nicknames "Sir Albert" and "The Machine"?

    • A.

      Albert Pujols

    • B.

      Jason Bay

    • C.

      Albert Belle

    • D.

      Jeff Bagwell

    Correct Answer
    A. Albert Pujols
    Explanation
    Albert Pujols is the correct answer because he is the baseball player who is known by the nicknames "Sir Albert" and "The Machine". These nicknames highlight his exceptional skills and consistency in the game. Pujols is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in baseball history, known for his powerful hitting, defensive prowess, and overall dominance on the field.

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  • 8. 

    Which player played nine years with the Orix Blue Wave in Japan's Pacific League?

    • A.

      Ichiro Suzuki

    • B.

      Kazuhiro Sasaki

    • C.

      Jason Bay

    • D.

      Mike Piazza

    Correct Answer
    A. Ichiro Suzuki
    Explanation
    Ichiro Suzuki is the correct answer because he played nine years with the Orix Blue Wave in Japan's Pacific League. He started his professional baseball career in Japan and played for the Orix Blue Wave from 1992 to 2000 before joining the Seattle Mariners in Major League Baseball. Suzuki's successful career in Japan and his subsequent achievements in the MLB have made him one of the most iconic and respected players in the history of the sport.

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  • 9. 

    Who was rated as the best high school athlete in the 2000 amateur draft by Baseball America?

    • A.

      Derek Jeter

    • B.

      Nomar Garciaparra

    • C.

      Scott Williamson

    • D.

      Rocco Baldelli

    Correct Answer
    D. Rocco Baldelli
    Explanation
    Rocco Baldelli was rated as the best high school athlete in the 2000 amateur draft by Baseball America.

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  • 10. 

    Which baseball pitcher lost only one home game in his entire minor league career?

    • A.

      Jason Jennings

    • B.

      Dontrelle Willis

    • C.

      Derek Jeter

    • D.

      Scott Rolen

    Correct Answer
    B. Dontrelle Willis
    Explanation
    Dontrelle Willis is the correct answer because he is the only baseball pitcher listed among the options. The question asks for the pitcher who lost only one home game in his entire minor league career, and since Willis is the only pitcher mentioned, he must be the one. The other options, Jason Jennings, Derek Jeter, and Scott Rolen, are not pitchers, so they cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    Who was a Baseball America High School All-American his senior season after hitting .486?

    • A.

      Dontrelle Willis

    • B.

      Raul Mondesi

    • C.

      Angel Berroa

    • D.

      Ben Grieve

    Correct Answer
    D. Ben Grieve
    Explanation
    Ben Grieve was a Baseball America High School All-American his senior season after hitting .486. This indicates that he had an exceptional performance during his senior year of high school baseball, leading to recognition as one of the top high school players in the country.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the sixth unanimous selection in Major League history for Rookie of the Year in 1997?

    • A.

      Nomar Garciaparra

    • B.

      Bobby Crosby

    • C.

      Jose Contreras

    • D.

      Scott Williamson

    Correct Answer
    A. Nomar Garciaparra
    Explanation
    Nomar Garciaparra was the sixth unanimous selection in Major League history for Rookie of the Year in 1997. This means that all the voters agreed and unanimously chose him as the winner of the award. Garciaparra had an exceptional rookie season, batting .306 with 30 home runs and 98 RBIs. His performance and impact on the field made him the clear choice for the award, earning him the distinction of being a unanimous selection.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the first player from the Dominican Republic to win the Rookie of the Year Award in the National League?

    • A.

      Rafael Furcal

    • B.

      Ichiro Suzuki

    • C.

      Raul Mondesi

    • D.

      Dontrelle Willis

    Correct Answer
    C. Raul Mondesi
    Explanation
    Raul Mondesi was the first player from the Dominican Republic to win the Rookie of the Year Award in the National League.

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  • 14. 

    Who received personal instruction from the late Hall of Famer Ted Williams at his backyard batting cage in Pennsylvania when he was 12 years old?

    • A.

      Hideki Matsui

    • B.

      Scott Rolen

    • C.

      Mike Piazza

    • D.

      Angel Berroa

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Piazza
  • 15. 

    Who led Bishop Hendricken High School in RI to 4 consecutive state baseball titles?

    • A.

      Rocco Baldelli

    • B.

      Jason Jennings

    • C.

      Dontrelle Willis

    • D.

      Scott Williamson

    Correct Answer
    A. Rocco Baldelli
    Explanation
    Rocco Baldelli led Bishop Hendricken High School in RI to 4 consecutive state baseball titles.

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  • 16. 

    Who was a World Champion, Rookie of the Year And one of the most famous 21-year-old baseball players in 2003?

    • A.

      Bobby Crosby

    • B.

      Derek Jeter

    • C.

      Dontrelle Willis

    • D.

      Angel Berroa

    Correct Answer
    C. Dontrelle Willis
    Explanation
    Dontrelle Willis was a World Champion, Rookie of the Year, and one of the most famous 21-year-old baseball players in 2003. He had a breakout season in 2003 with the Florida Marlins, helping them win the World Series and earning the Rookie of the Year award. Willis became well-known for his unique pitching style and energetic personality, making him a popular figure in the baseball world at a young age.

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  • 17. 

    Who attended Cal State Long Beach and was the Big West Conference Player of the Year in 2001?

    • A.

      Bobby Crosby

    • B.

      Hideki Matsui

    • C.

      Jason Jennings

    • D.

      Scott Rolen

    Correct Answer
    A. Bobby Crosby
    Explanation
    Bobby Crosby is the correct answer because he attended Cal State Long Beach and was named the Big West Conference Player of the Year in 2001.

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  • 18. 

    Who graduated in 1994 from James W. Martin High School in Texas?

    • A.

      Ben Grieve

    • B.

      Jason Bay

    • C.

      Ichiro Suzuki

    • D.

      Jeff Bagwell

    Correct Answer
    A. Ben Grieve
    Explanation
    Ben Grieve graduated in 1994 from James W. Martin High School in Texas.

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  • 19. 

    In what year did baseball great Barry Bonds turn 40 years old?

    • A.

      2004

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2005

    Correct Answer
    A. 2004
    Explanation
    Barry Bonds turned 40 years old in the year 2004.

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  • 20. 

    What was Jason Giambi's salary for the 2005 season?

    • A.

      3428571

    • B.

      8428571

    • C.

      13428571

    • D.

      23428571

    Correct Answer
    C. 13428571
    Explanation
    Jason Giambi's salary for the 2005 season was $13,428,571.

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  • 21. 

    What MLB player played in 161 games for the 2002 Montreal Expos?

    • A.

      Corey Koskie

    • B.

      Mike Lamb

    • C.

      Vladimir Guerrero

    • D.

      Eric Owens

    Correct Answer
    C. Vladimir Guerrero
    Explanation
    Vladimir Guerrero is the correct answer because he played in 161 games for the 2002 Montreal Expos. This indicates that he was a consistent and important player for the team that season.

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  • 22. 

    Which of these MLB starters had the lower ERA in the 2003 regular season?

    • A.

      Tim Hudson

    • B.

      Woody Williams

    • C.

      Jason Davis

    • D.

      Seth McClung

    Correct Answer
    A. Tim Hudson
    Explanation
    Tim Hudson had the lower ERA in the 2003 regular season compared to the other three MLB starters mentioned. This means that he had a better performance in terms of preventing runs from being scored by opposing teams.

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  • 23. 

    Which starter for the 2003 Expos pitched 233.1 innings and had 8 complete games?

    • A.

      Mark Mulder

    • B.

      Livan Hernandez

    • C.

      Kurt Ainsworth

    • D.

      Scott Elarton

    Correct Answer
    B. Livan Hernandez
    Explanation
    Livan Hernandez is the correct answer because he was the starter for the 2003 Expos who pitched the most innings (233.1) and had the most complete games (8). This indicates that he was a durable and reliable pitcher for the team during that season. Mark Mulder, Kurt Ainsworth, and Scott Elarton did not have as many innings pitched or complete games, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 24. 

    Which MLB's team payroll was $92,106,833 in 2005?

    • A.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • B.

      Chicago White Sox

    • C.

      Baltimore Orioles

    • D.

      San Francisco Giants

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Louis Cardinals
    Explanation
    The St. Louis Cardinals had a team payroll of $92,106,833 in 2005.

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  • 25. 

    What team fired GM Ed Wade after the 2005 regular baseball season?

    • A.

      Marlins

    • B.

      Braves

    • C.

      Phillies

    • D.

      Mets

    Correct Answer
    C. Phillies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Phillies. The question asks which team fired GM Ed Wade after the 2005 regular baseball season. The Phillies is the correct answer because they made the decision to fire Ed Wade after the 2005 season.

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  • 26. 

    Which team had Chone Figgins bat lead-off many times in 2005?

    • A.

      Angels

    • B.

      Mets

    • C.

      Yankees

    • D.

      Phillies

    Correct Answer
    A. Angels
    Explanation
    Chone Figgins batting lead-off many times in 2005 suggests that he was a key player for the team in that position. The answer "Angels" implies that Figgins played for the Los Angeles Angels during that year and was frequently chosen as the lead-off batter.

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  • 27. 

    Which team had Bud Black as their pitching coach in 2005?

    • A.

      Cardinals

    • B.

      Yankees

    • C.

      Angels

    • D.

      Astros

    Correct Answer
    C. Angels
    Explanation
    Bud Black served as the pitching coach for the Angels in 2005.

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  • 28. 

    Which of these MLB teams hit more home runs during the 2005 regular season?

    • A.

      Colorado Rockies

    • B.

      Kansas City Royals

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • D.

      Minnesota Twins

    Correct Answer
    A. Colorado Rockies
    Explanation
    The Colorado Rockies hit more home runs during the 2005 regular season compared to the other three teams listed.

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  • 29. 

    During the 2005 regular season, which baseball team hit the most home runs?

    • A.

      Seattle Mariners

    • B.

      Houston Astros

    • C.

      Minnesota Twins

    • D.

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    Correct Answer
    B. Houston Astros
    Explanation
    In the 2005 regular season, the Houston Astros hit the most home runs.

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  • 30. 

    During the 2005 regular season, which MLB team hit more home runs?

    • A.

      Detroit Tigers

    • B.

      Washington Nationals

    • C.

      New York Mets

    • D.

      Boston Red Sox

    Correct Answer
    D. Boston Red Sox
    Explanation
    In the 2005 regular season, the Boston Red Sox hit more home runs than the other three teams listed.

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