The MLB Quiz On Cleveland Indians!

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The MLB Quiz On Cleveland Indians!

Welcome to the MLB Quiz on Cleveland Indians! The Cleveland Indians were the defending champions in the year 2019. They have been able to win two world championships so far and were once called the Cleveland Naps. Did you know that this team has the longest winning streak in the league's history and has been featured in many movies? If you consider yourself a major fan of the team, this trivia quiz is for you!


Questions and Answers
  • 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