How Well Do You Know Roger Clemens?

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How Well Do You Know Roger Clemens? - Quiz

Test your knowledge about pitcher Roger Clemens.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In what city was Roger Clemens born?

    • A.

      San Antonio, Texas

    • B.

      Dayton, Ohio

    • C.

      Dallas, Texas

    • D.

      Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Correct Answer
    B. Dayton, Ohio
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens was born in Dayton, Ohio.

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  • 2. 

    What college did Roger Clemens attend?

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      LSU

    • C.

      Nebraska

    • D.

      Arizona State

    Correct Answer
    A. Texas
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens attended the University of Texas at Austin for college.

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  • 3. 

    In what year did Roger Clemens make his major league debut?

    • A.

      1982

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    B. 1984
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens made his major league debut in 1984.

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  • 4. 

    What team drafted Roger Clemens in 1981?

    • A.

      New York Mets

    • B.

      Boston Red Sox

    • C.

      Houston Astros

    • D.

      New York Yankees

    Correct Answer
    A. New York Mets
    Explanation
    The Mets selected Clemens in the 12th round of the 1981 draft. They were unable to sign him, though, and he went on to college. The Red Sox then drafted Clemens in the first round in 1983.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following teams did Roger Clemens never play for in his major league career?

    • A.

      Boston Red Sox

    • B.

      Houston Astros

    • C.

      New York Yankees

    • D.

      Texas Rangers

    • E.

      Toronto Blue Jays

    Correct Answer
    D. Texas Rangers
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens played for the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, and Houston Astros during his major league career. However, he never played for the Texas Rangers.

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  • 6. 

    How many Cy Young Awards did Roger Clemens win in his career?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    D. Seven
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens won seven Cy Young Awards in his career. This prestigious award is given annually to the best pitchers in Major League Baseball, with separate awards for the American League and the National League. Clemens' seven Cy Young Awards highlight his exceptional pitching skills and dominance in the sport.

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  • 7. 

    How many All-Star selections did Roger Clemens earn in his career?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    B. 11
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens earned 11 All-Star selections in his career. This indicates that he was recognized as one of the top players in his league on multiple occasions. Being selected as an All-Star is a prestigious honor and demonstrates Clemens' exceptional skills and contributions to the sport.

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  • 8. 

    In what year was Roger Clemens named All-Star Game MVP?

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      1987

    • C.

      1991

    • D.

      1997

    • E.

      1998

    Correct Answer
    A. 1986
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens was named the All-Star Game MVP in 1986. This means that in that particular year, Clemens was recognized as the most valuable player of the All-Star Game.

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  • 9. 

    True or False: Roger Clemens won a Cy Young Award with every team he played for.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens is a former professional baseball player who played for four different teams during his career: the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, and Houston Astros. He won the Cy Young Award, which is given annually to the best pitcher in each league, with each of these teams. Therefore, it is true that Roger Clemens won a Cy Young Award with every team he played for.

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  • 10. 

    What is the highest single-season win total Roger Clemens ever had?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      22

    • C.

      24

    • D.

      26

    Correct Answer
    C. 24
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens' highest single-season win total was 24.

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  • 11. 

    How many times did Roger Clemens win 20 games?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Seven

    • E.

      Eight

    Correct Answer
    C. Six
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens won 20 games six times in his career. This indicates that in six different seasons, he achieved the milestone of winning 20 games. This is an impressive accomplishment, as winning 20 games in a single season is considered a significant feat in baseball. Clemens' consistent success and ability to reach this milestone multiple times highlight his skill and dominance as a pitcher.

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  • 12. 

    Which player was not involved in the 1999 trade that sent Roger Clemens to the Yankees?

    • A.

      David Wells

    • B.

      Shawn Green

    • C.

      Homer Bush

    • D.

      Graeme Lloyd

    Correct Answer
    B. Shawn Green
    Explanation
    Shawn Green was not involved in the 1999 trade that sent Roger Clemens to the Yankees. This means that he was not part of the deal or traded to the Yankees along with Clemens. The other players listed, David Wells, Homer Bush, and Graeme Lloyd, were involved in the trade.

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  • 13. 

    How many career strikeouts does Roger Clemens have?

    • A.

      4,672

    • B.

      4,848

    • C.

      5,069

    • D.

      5,145

    Correct Answer
    A. 4,672
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens has a total of 4,672 career strikeouts.

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  • 14. 

    True or False: Roger Clemens was named Rookie of the Year in his first major league season?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens was not named Rookie of the Year in his first major league season. Although he had an impressive rookie season in 1984, where he won 9 games and had a 3.29 ERA, he did not receive the Rookie of the Year award. The award that year went to Alvin Davis of the Seattle Mariners.

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  • 15. 

    Which player did Roger Clemens feud with during the 2000 World Series?

    • A.

      Roberto Alomar

    • B.

      Robin Ventura

    • C.

      Derek Bell

    • D.

      Mike Piazza

    Correct Answer
    D. Mike Piazza
    Explanation
    During the 2000 World Series, Roger Clemens feuded with Mike Piazza. This feud became famous when Clemens threw a broken bat towards Piazza during Game 2 of the World Series. The incident sparked controversy and tension between the two players, making it a memorable moment in baseball history.

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  • 16. 

    Which number did Roger Clemens never wear in his major league career?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      21

    • C.

      22

    • D.

      23

    Correct Answer
    D. 23
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens never wore the number 23 in his major league career.

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  • 17. 

    Which Yankees teammate wore No. 21 upon Clemens' arrival in 1999, forcing the pitcher to change his number?

    • A.

      Tino Martinez

    • B.

      Scott Brosius

    • C.

      Paul O'Neill

    • D.

      Chuck Knoblauch

    Correct Answer
    C. Paul O'Neill
    Explanation
    Upon Clemens' arrival in 1999, Paul O'Neill wore No. 21, which forced the pitcher to change his number.

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  • 18. 

    In what year did Roger Clemens win his final Cy Young Award?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2002

    • C.

      2004

    • D.

      2006

    Correct Answer
    C. 2004
    Explanation
    In 2004, Roger Clemens won his final Cy Young Award. This award is given annually to the best pitchers in Major League Baseball, and Clemens, a highly accomplished pitcher, received this prestigious honor for the last time in his career in 2004.

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  • 19. 

    In which organization does Roger Clemens' son, Koby, currently play?

    • A.

      Boston Red Sox

    • B.

      Toronto Blue Jays

    • C.

      Houston Astros

    • D.

      Texas Rangers

    Correct Answer
    B. Toronto Blue Jays
    Explanation
    Koby Clemens, son of Roger Clemens, currently plays for the Toronto Blue Jays.

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  • 20. 

    How many wins did Roger Clemens have as a member of the Red Sox?

    • A.

      192

    • B.

      199

    • C.

      204

    • D.

      214

    Correct Answer
    A. 192
    Explanation
    Roger Clemens had 192 wins as a member of the Red Sox.

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