How Much Do You Know About The MLB Home Run Derby?

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  • 1. 
    Who won the 1999 Home Run Derby at Fenway Park?
    • A. 

      Mark McGwire

    • B. 

      Nomar Garciaparra

    • C. 

      Ken Griffey, Jr.

    • D. 

      Sammy Sosa

  • 2. 
    In what year was the first All-Star Weekend Home Run Derby held?
    • A. 

      1979

    • B. 

      1980

    • C. 

      1985

    • D. 

      1991

  • 3. 
    Who won the first MLB Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Dave Parker

    • B. 

      Jim Rice

    • C. 

      Eddie Murray

    • D. 

      Jack Clark

  • 4. 
    Which player did not participate in the first MLB Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Jim Rice

    • B. 

      Carlton Fisk

    • C. 

      Cal Ripken, Jr.

    • D. 

      Jose Canseco

  • 5. 
    Where was the first MLB Home Run Derby held?
    • A. 

      The Metrodome

    • B. 

      The Astrodome

    • C. 

      Yankee Stadium

    • D. 

      Fulton County Stadium

  • 6. 
    Josh Hamilton set a new single-round home run record at the 2008 event. How many homers did he hit in that round?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      28

  • 7. 
    Who won the 2005 MLB Home Run Derby at Comerica Park, during which players represented their home countries?
    • A. 

      Bobby Abreu

    • B. 

      David Ortiz

    • C. 

      Matt Holliday

    • D. 

      Mark Teixeira

  • 8. 
    Entering 2012, which team has had the most Home Run Derby participants in the event's history?
    • A. 

      New York Yankees

    • B. 

      Atlanta Braves

    • C. 

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • D. 

      Texas Rangers

  • 9. 
    In what year did the MLB start using gold balls once a player reaches his final out in each round?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      2003

    • C. 

      2005

    • D. 

      2010

  • 10. 
    Which two players served as captains for the 2011 MLB Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Matt Kemp

    • B. 

      David Ortiz

    • C. 

      Josh Hamilton

    • D. 

      Prince Fielder

  • 11. 
    Which of these players has never won a Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Josh Hamilton

    • B. 

      Prince Fielder

    • C. 

      Ryan Howard

    • D. 

      Jason Giambi

  • 12. 
    The 1988 Home Run Derby was canceled due to rain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Wrigley Field has never hosted a Home Run Derby.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of these players never participated in a Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Hank Blalock

    • B. 

      Andres Galarraga

    • C. 

      Damion Easley

    • D. 

      Ray Lankford

  • 15. 
    Which of these parks has never hosted a Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Safeco Field

    • B. 

      Miller Park

    • C. 

      Coors Field

    • D. 

      Tropicana Field

  • 16. 
    Which player famously hit zero home runs in back-to-back events in 1993-1994?
    • A. 

      Cecil Fielder

    • B. 

      Mike Piazza

    • C. 

      Bobby Bonilla

    • D. 

      Matt Williams

  • 17. 
    Which two players participated in a decisive playoff at the 1993 Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Ken Griffey, Jr.

    • B. 

      Albert Belle

    • C. 

      Mark McGwire

    • D. 

      Juan Gonzalez

  • 18. 
    Which of these players has never hit zero home runs in a Home Run Derby round?
    • A. 

      Jason Bay

    • B. 

      Troy Glaus

    • C. 

      Jim Thome

    • D. 

      Ryan Howard

  • 19. 
    Which of these teams has never had a representative win the Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Cleveland Indians

    • B. 

      Boston Red Sox

    • C. 

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • D. 

      Oakland Athletics

  • 20. 
    Which player did Robinson Cano defeat in the final round of the 2011 Home Run Derby?
    • A. 

      Josh Hamilton

    • B. 

      Jose Bautista

    • C. 

      Adrian Gonzalez

    • D. 

      Matt Kemp