The MLB Quiz On Cleveland Indians!

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Cleveland Indians Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What colorful name was the original nickname of the Cleveland Indians?
    • A. 

      Blues

    • B. 

      Black Hats

    • C. 

      White Stockings

    • D. 

      Reds

  • 2. 
    For nine years, the Cleveland Indians were named for which player?
    • A. 

      Napoleon Lajoie

    • B. 

      Tris Speaker

    • C. 

      Cy Young

    • D. 

      Early Wynn

  • 3. 
    Which Cleveland Indian was the first player ever to be intentionally walked with the bases loaded?
    • A. 

      Frank Robinson

    • B. 

      Napoleon Lajoie

    • C. 

      Early Wynn

    • D. 

      Tris Speaker

  • 4. 
    Who was the first player to have his jersey retired by the Cleveland Indians?
    • A. 

      Tris Speaker

    • B. 

      Cy Young

    • C. 

      Lou Bourdeau

    • D. 

      Bob Feller

  • 5. 
    Before their move to Jacobs Field, the Cleveland Indians played their home games in what stadium?
    • A. 

      Lakefront Park

    • B. 

      Paul Brown Field

    • C. 

      Cleveland Municipal Stadium

    • D. 

      Ebbets Field

  • 6. 
    Which banned big-leaguer played for the Cleveland Indians for five years?
    • A. 

      Ferguson Jenkins

    • B. 

      Joe Jackson

    • C. 

      Mickey Mantle

    • D. 

      Pete Rose

  • 7. 
    Who hit the first inside-the-park home run at Jacobs Field?
    • A. 

      Carlos Baerga

    • B. 

      Albert Belle

    • C. 

      Roberto Alomar, Jr.

    • D. 

      David Bell

  • 8. 
    Which Cleveland Indian became the first in MLB to hit 50 home runs and 50 doubles in a season?
    • A. 

      Tris Speaker

    • B. 

      Manny Ramirez

    • C. 

      Jim Thome

    • D. 

      Albert Belle

  • 9. 
    Which U.S. President threw out the first pitch at Jacobs Field?
    • A. 

      George H.W. Bush

    • B. 

      Bill Clinton

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      Gerald Ford

  • 10. 
    Which Seattle Mariner belted the first home run at Jacobs Field?
    • A. 

      Edgar Martinez

    • B. 

      Ken Griffey, Jr.

    • C. 

      Eric Anthony

    • D. 

      Jay Olerud

  • 11. 
    The Cleveland Indians' first MVP shares his name with what legendary comedian?
    • A. 

      George Burns

    • B. 

      Richard Pryor

    • C. 

      Lenny Bruce

    • D. 

      Johnny Carson

  • 12. 
    What is the Cleveland Indians' AAA affiliate minor league team in Buffalo called?
    • A. 

      Buffalo Bisons

    • B. 

      Buffalo Tribe

    • C. 

      Buffalo Warriors

    • D. 

      Buffalo Savages

  • 13. 
    What was the nickname of former Cleveland Indians pitcher Sam McDowell?
    • A. 

      Sudden Sam

    • B. 

      Strikeout Sam

    • C. 

      Slider Sam

    • D. 

      Shutout Sam

  • 14. 
    Who was the first team to win the AL Central excluding the Cleveland Indians?
    • A. 

      Minnesota Twins

    • B. 

      Kansas City Royals

    • C. 

      Chicago White Sox

    • D. 

      Detroit Tigers

  • 15. 
    Which Cleveland Indian pitcher tried to switch out Albert Belle's corked bat before a 1994 game?
    • A. 

      Jose Mesa

    • B. 

      Jaret Wright

    • C. 

      Jason Grimsley

    • D. 

      Orel Hersheiser

  • 16. 
    Which comedian was once a part-owner of the Cleveland Indians?
    • A. 

      Bob Hope

    • B. 

      Woody Allen

    • C. 

      George Carlin

    • D. 

      Lenny Bruce

  • 17. 
    Against which team did the Cleveland Indians complete the "Impossible Return"?
    • A. 

      Chicago White Sox

    • B. 

      Detroit Tigers

    • C. 

      Seattle Mariners

    • D. 

      New York Yankees

  • 18. 
    Which Cleveland Indian was the first Major Leaguer to hit a grand slam off his first pitch?
    • A. 

      Grady Sizemore

    • B. 

      Travis Hafner

    • C. 

      Kevin Kouzmanoff

    • D. 

      Jim Thome

  • 19. 
    Who was the first player inducted into the Hall of Fame with a Cleveland Indians logo, not Naps?
    • A. 

      Nap LaJoie

    • B. 

      Tris Speaker

    • C. 

      Bob Feller

    • D. 

      Cy Young

  • 20. 
    In 2007, snow forced the Cleveland Indians to play three home games in which the team's stadium?
    • A. 

      Cincinatti Reds

    • B. 

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • C. 

      Milwaukee Brewers

    • D. 

      Minnesota Twins

  • 21. 
    Which team did the Cleveland Indians blow out 22-0 on August 31, 2004?
    • A. 

      New York Yankees

    • B. 

      Kansas City Royals

    • C. 

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • D. 

      Detroit Tigers

  • 22. 
    At which amusement park might "Don't be scared folks, they're just Cleveland Indians" be heard?
    • A. 

      Geauga Lake

    • B. 

      Kings Island

    • C. 

      Cedar Point

    • D. 

      Kennywood

  • 23. 
    What was the name of the first baseball club that organized in Cleveland in 1865?
    • A. 

      Naps

    • B. 

      Forest Citys

    • C. 

      Blues

    • D. 

      Red Stockings

  • 24. 
    What was the name of the professional baseball team in Cleveland from 1889-1899?
    • A. 

      Spiders

    • B. 

      Clevelanders

    • C. 

      Tribe

    • D. 

      Lakers

  • 25. 
    Who founded the Cleveland Indians baseball franchise?
    • A. 

      Charles Somers

    • B. 

      Bill Veeck

    • C. 

      Sam Lacy

    • D. 

      Nap LaJoie

  • 26. 
    Which legendary Cleveland hitter also managed the team to its first American League Pennant?
    • A. 

      Larry Doby

    • B. 

      Tris Speaker

    • C. 

      Nap Lajoie

    • D. 

      Elmer Flick

  • 27. 
    Which Cleveland Indian threw 2 complete-game victories on the same day?
    • A. 

      Dutch Levsen

    • B. 

      Bump Hadley

    • C. 

      Mel Harder

    • D. 

      Verle Tiefentaler

  • 28. 
    Which Indians pitcher ranked 3rd in victories in the Majors in the 1950s?
    • A. 

      Early Wynn

    • B. 

      Robin Roberts

    • C. 

      Bob Lemon

    • D. 

      Warren Spahn