Interesting Facts About 2012 Baseball MLB

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  • 1. 
    Which Cincinnati Red was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2012?
    • A. 

      Barry Larkin

    • B. 

      George Foster

    • C. 

      Johnny Bench

    • D. 

      Tony Perez

  • 2. 
    What birthday did Fenway Park celebrate in 2012?
    • A. 

      100th

    • B. 

      75th

    • C. 

      50th

    • D. 

      90th

  • 3. 
    What was awarded to Bob Melvin in 2012?
    • A. 

      Cy Young Award National League

    • B. 

      American League Manager of the Year

    • C. 

      American League Rookie of the Year

    • D. 

      National League Manager of the Year

  • 4. 
    Which of these players was the 2012 World Series MVP?
    • A. 

      Buster Posey

    • B. 

      Pablo Sandoval

    • C. 

      Matt Cain

    • D. 

      Miguel Cabrera

  • 5. 
    In 2012, Jim Thome was the fourth player in Major League history to do what on three different teams?
    • A. 

      Get Hit By A Pitch

    • B. 

      Hit 100 Triples

    • C. 

      Hit 100 Homers

    • D. 

      Win A Golden Glove

  • 6. 
    The National League won the 2012 Baseball All-Star Game, making that how many years in a row?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Three

  • 7. 
    In April of 2012, Alex Rodriguez hit his 631st home run passing which slugger?
    • A. 

      Barry Bonds

    • B. 

      Ken Griffey Jr.

    • C. 

      Mark McGwire

    • D. 

      Sammy Sosa

  • 8. 
    How many seasons did it take for the New York Mets to record their first no-hitter thrown by Johan Santana in 2012?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      50

  • 9. 
    Which of these pitchers struck out four batters in one inning on April 27,2012?
    • A. 

      Justin Verlander

    • B. 

      Philip Humber

    • C. 

      Ryan Cook

    • D. 

      Felix Hernandez

  • 10. 
    In 2012, Jim Thome hit his 13th career walk-off home run, he shared that record with all but which one of these greats?
    • A. 

      Mickey Mantle

    • B. 

      Reggie Jackson

    • C. 

      Babe Ruth

    • D. 

      Frank Robinson

  • 11. 
    Yasmani Grandal became the first player to do what from each side of the plate in his first two MLB at bats?
    • A. 

      Triple

    • B. 

      Get Hit By A Pitch

    • C. 

      Double

    • D. 

      Hit A Home Run

  • 12. 
    Philip Humber, Felix Hernandez and which of these pitchers threw perfect games in 2012?
    • A. 

      Matt Cain

    • B. 

      Homer Bailey

    • C. 

      Johan Santana

    • D. 

      Jered Weaver

  • 13. 
    Chipper Jones retired after how many seasons at the end of the 2012?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      15

  • 14. 
    After Tony La Russa retired as manager of the Cardinals, who was named manager for 2012?
    • A. 

      Clint Hurdle

    • B. 

      Walt Weiss

    • C. 

      Bud Black

    • D. 

      Mike Matheny

  • 15. 
    The 2012 MLB season began at the Tokyo Dome with the Seattle Mariners playing which team?
    • A. 

      Chicago Cubs

    • B. 

      Baltimore Orioles

    • C. 

      New York Yankees

    • D. 

      Oakland Athletics

  • 16. 
    2012 marks the last season for which team in the National League as they move to the American League in 2013?
    • A. 

      Colorado Rockies

    • B. 

      Arizona Diamondbacks

    • C. 

      San Diego Padres

    • D. 

      Houston Astros

  • 17. 
    Who played in the 2012 National League's wild card game?
    • A. 

      Dodgers Cardinals

    • B. 

      Mets Braves

    • C. 

      Braves Dodgers

    • D. 

      Braves Cardinals

  • 18. 
    Which Cincinnati Red hit three homers on Mother's Day 2012 including a walk-off grand slam?
    • A. 

      Brandon Phillips

    • B. 

      Scott Rolen

    • C. 

      Joey Votto

    • D. 

      Ryan Hanigan

  • 19. 
    In 2012, Mike Trout became the youngest player to hit at least 20 home runs and steal at least how many bases?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

  • 20. 
    Who is the Major League Baseball player nicknamed "Kung Fu Panda"?
    • A. 

      Ben Zobrist

    • B. 

      Jose Bautista

    • C. 

      Pablo Sandoval

    • D. 

      Robinson Cano

  • 21. 
    Who is the Major League Baseball player nicknamed "El Caballo"?
    • A. 

      Felix Hernandez

    • B. 

      Carlos Lee

    • C. 

      Ichiro Suzuki

    • D. 

      Jeff Francoeur

  • 22. 
    Who is the Major League Baseball player nicknamed "Spiderman"?
    • A. 

      Torii Hunter

    • B. 

      Ryan Roberts

    • C. 

      Derek Jeter

    • D. 

      Lance Berkman

  • 23. 
    Who is the baseball player nicknamed "Little Cowboy"?
    • A. 

      Jose Bautista

    • B. 

      Andrew McCutchen

    • C. 

      Pablo Sandoval

    • D. 

      Josh Tomlin

  • 24. 
    What Canadian born MLB player won a NL MVP Award?
    • A. 

      Russell Martin

    • B. 

      Ryan Braun

    • C. 

      Joey Votto

    • D. 

      Jason Bay

  • 25. 
    Who led Major League Baseball in walks in 2012?
    • A. 

      Adam Dunn

    • B. 

      Kevin Youkilis

    • C. 

      Joe Mauer

    • D. 

      Carlos Santana

  • 26. 
    Who led Major League Baseball in strikeouts in 2012?
    • A. 

      B.J. Upton

    • B. 

      Justin Upton

    • C. 

      Mike Napoli

    • D. 

      Adam Dunn