General Questions On Baseball! Trivia Quiz

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General Questions On Baseball! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about baseball? Baseball is a sport of skill and strategy, and it is a time-honored past time in the United States. Going to a ball game is truly a fun-filled event. A baseball is a sphere that is approximately 9 inches (23 cm) in circumference and weighs five and 1/4 ounces. It is a tradition for someone in the stadium to catch a foul ball. Take this quiz and test your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which non-inductee was closest to Hall of Fame induction in 2009, getting 67% of the vote?
    • A. 

      Dale Murphy

    • B. 

      Bert Blyleven

    • C. 

      Mark McGwire

    • D. 

      Andre Dawson

  • 2. 
    How many people on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2009 will return in 2010?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      One

  • 3. 
    The 2008 Dodgers manager Joe Torre first managed which team, in 1977?
    • A. 

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • B. 

      Atlanta Braves

    • C. 

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • D. 

      New York Mets

  • 4. 
    Who had seven complete games in his 17 starts in the National League in 2008?
    • A. 

      John Smoltz

    • B. 

      C. C. Sabathia

    • C. 

      Johan Santana

    • D. 

      Randy Johnson

  • 5. 
    Who did Matt Harvey hit in the leg on a pitch in the 2013 All-Star Game?
    • A. 

      Mike Trout

    • B. 

      Robinson Cano

    • C. 

      Dustin Pedroia

    • D. 

      Joe Mauer

  • 6. 
    For which team did Jose Valverde, who led the National League in saves in 2008, pitch?
    • A. 

      Milwaukee Brewers

    • B. 

      Houston Astros

    • C. 

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • D. 

      San Francisco Giants

  • 7. 
    Who had two five-game home run-hitting streaks in 2008?
    • A. 

      Chase Utley

    • B. 

      Ichiro Suzuki

    • C. 

      Jason Varitek

    • D. 

      Manny Ramirez

  • 8. 
    Which pitcher hit a home run as a Cleveland Indian in 2008?
    • A. 

      C. C. Sabathia

    • B. 

      Cliff Lee

    • C. 

      Rafael Betancourt

    • D. 

      Fausto Carmona

  • 9. 
    Who threw 26 1/3 innings in three straight September starts without giving up a single run?
    • A. 

      Roy Oswalt

    • B. 

      Tom Glavine

    • C. 

      Pedro Martinez

    • D. 

      Jair Jurrjens

  • 10. 
    Which team's Jed Lowrie drove in three runs on only one hit in his first Major League game?
    • A. 

      Detroit Tigers'

    • B. 

      Boston Red Sox'

    • C. 

      Atlanta Braves'

    • D. 

      Florida Marlins'

  • 11. 
    Which Japanese pitcher had his second U.S. Major League season in 2008 at age 39?
    • A. 

      Tsuyoshi Shinjo

    • B. 

      Keiichi Yabu

    • C. 

      Yasuhiko Yabuta

    • D. 

      Hideo Nomo

  • 12. 
    Who did Johan Santana strike out six times in 11 plate appearances in 2008?
    • A. 

      Jimmy Rollins

    • B. 

      Roy Oswalt

    • C. 

      Dan Uggla

    • D. 

      Frank Thomas

  • 13. 
    How many times in 2008 did Carlos Zambrano have three or more hits in a game?
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      One

  • 14. 
    Which pitcher struck out Alex Rodriguez the most times in the 2008 regular season?
    • A. 

      Tim Wakefield

    • B. 

      Boof Bonser

    • C. 

      A. J. Burnett

    • D. 

      Zack Grienke

  • 15. 
    Who became the Arizona Diamondbacks manager with the most wins of all-time in late 2008?
    • A. 

      Bob Melvin

    • B. 

      Buck Rodgers

    • C. 

      Joe Torre

    • D. 

      Bob Brenly

  • 16. 
    Which MLB player had five walks in five plate appearances on July 30, 2008?
    • A. 

      Jeff Francoeur

    • B. 

      Barry Bonds

    • C. 

      Chipper Jones

    • D. 

      Alex Gordon

  • 17. 
    How many World Series did the New York Yankees win with manager Joe Girardi as a player?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      One

  • 18. 
    In 2008, Atlanta's Mark Kotsay was the first Brave to hit for the cycle since who?
    • A. 

      Brook Jacoby

    • B. 

      Dave Justice

    • C. 

      Albert Hall

    • D. 

      Dale Murphy

  • 19. 
    Who threw the only complete game no-hitter in the National League in 2008?
    • A. 

      John Smoltz

    • B. 

      Carlos Zambrano

    • C. 

      Edinson Volquez

    • D. 

      C. C. Sabathia

  • 20. 
    Torii Hunter hit which milestone home run in the 2008 MLB season?
    • A. 

      His 200th

    • B. 

      His 300th

    • C. 

      His 400th

    • D. 

      His 100th

  • 21. 
    Who led the American League in 2008 with 37 home runs?
    • A. 

      Miguel Cabrera

    • B. 

      Alex Rodriguez

    • C. 

      Jim Thome

    • D. 

      Grady Sizemore

  • 22. 
    Longtime San Diego Padre Trevor Hoffman was picked up by which team before the 2009 season?
    • A. 

      Detroit Tigers

    • B. 

      Chicago White Sox

    • C. 

      Milwaukee Brewers

    • D. 

      Atlanta Braves

  • 23. 
    Which team had the lowest payroll in the American League in 2008?
    • A. 

      Tampa Bay Rays

    • B. 

      Minnesota Twins

    • C. 

      Kansas City Royals

    • D. 

      Baltimore Orioles

  • 24. 
    Whose 13 hit batsmen in 2008 were the most ever by a 41-year-old pitcher?
    • A. 

      Randy Johnson's

    • B. 

      Greg Maddux'

    • C. 

      Tim Wakefield's

    • D. 

      Jamie Moyer's

  • 25. 
    Boone Logan gave up two home runs on four pitches in a 2008 appearance with which team?
    • A. 

      San Diego Padres

    • B. 

      Chicago White Sox

    • C. 

      Houston Astros

    • D. 

      New York Mets