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  • 1. 

    What was Dave Racaniello's job for the Mets in 2013?

    • A.

      Ball Boy

    • B.

      General Manager

    • C.

      Bullpen Catcher

    • D.

      Radio Announcer

    Correct Answer
    C. Bullpen Catcher
    Explanation
    In 2013, Dave Racaniello's job for the Mets was a Bullpen Catcher. A bullpen catcher is responsible for warming up relief pitchers, assisting with their practice sessions, and catching their pitches during warm-ups. They play a crucial role in helping pitchers prepare for games and ensuring that they are ready to perform at their best.

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  • 2. 

    Who made their Major League debut on September 7, 2010 for the New York Mets?

    • A.

      Wilfredo Tovar

    • B.

      Marlon Byrd

    • C.

      Ruben Tejada

    • D.

      Dillon Gee

    Correct Answer
    D. Dillon Gee
    Explanation
    Dillon Gee made his Major League debut on September 7, 2010 for the New York Mets.

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  • 3. 

    Who got a double off Mariano Rivera in his last career appearance against the Mets?

    • A.

      Matt Harvey

    • B.

      Jose Reyes

    • C.

      Daniel Murphy

    • D.

      Lucas Duda

    Correct Answer
    C. Daniel Murphy
    Explanation
    Daniel Murphy got a double off Mariano Rivera in his last career appearance against the Mets. This suggests that Murphy was able to successfully hit the ball and reach second base when facing Rivera, who is considered one of the greatest relief pitchers in baseball history.

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  • 4. 

    What Met hit for the cycle in the 2012 season?

    • A.

      Scott Hairston

    • B.

      Josh Satin

    • C.

      Rob Johnson

    • D.

      Ronny Cedeno

    Correct Answer
    A. Scott Hairston
    Explanation
    Scott Hairston hit for the cycle in the 2012 season.

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  • 5. 

    Rey Ordonez played 7 seasons for the Mets, where was he born?

    • A.

      Dominican Republic

    • B.

      Colombia

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Cuba

    Correct Answer
    D. Cuba
    Explanation
    Rey Ordonez, who played 7 seasons for the Mets, was born in Cuba.

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  • 6. 

    Met owner Fred Wilpon played baseball in school with what legendary Hall of Famer?

    • A.

      Mickey Mantle

    • B.

      Hank Greenberg

    • C.

      Sandy Koufax

    • D.

      Ernie Banks

    Correct Answer
    C. Sandy Koufax
    Explanation
    Sandy Koufax is the correct answer because he is a legendary Hall of Famer who played baseball in school with Fred Wilpon, the owner of the New York Mets.

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  • 7. 

    In 2014, Taylor Teagarden agreed to a minor league contract with the Mets, what position did he play?

    • A.

      Pitcher

    • B.

      3rd Base

    • C.

      Outfield

    • D.

      Catcher

    Correct Answer
    D. Catcher
    Explanation
    Taylor Teagarden played the position of catcher for the Mets in 2014.

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  • 8. 

    What was the 2013 New York Mets season in the franchise's history?

    • A.

      52nd Season

    • B.

      59th Season

    • C.

      100th Season

    • D.

      32nd Season

    Correct Answer
    A. 52nd Season
    Explanation
    The 2013 New York Mets season was the 52nd season in the franchise's history. This means that the team had been in existence for 52 years up until that point.

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  • 9. 

    What team selected Noah Syndergaard in the the 2010 MLB Draft and ended up trading him to the Mets?

    • A.

      Tampa Bay Rays

    • B.

      Toronto Blue Jays

    • C.

      New York Yankees

    • D.

      Detroit Tigers

    Correct Answer
    B. Toronto Blue Jays
    Explanation
    The Toronto Blue Jays selected Noah Syndergaard in the 2010 MLB Draft and later traded him to the Mets.

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  • 10. 

    What place in the NL East did the Mets end up in the 2005 season?

    • A.

      2nd Place

    • B.

      5th Place

    • C.

      3rd Place

    • D.

      1st Place

    Correct Answer
    C. 3rd Place
    Explanation
    In the 2005 season, the Mets ended up in 3rd place in the NL East.

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  • 11. 

    How many games did the Mets lose in the first ML season?

    • A.

      120 Games

    • B.

      140 Games

    • C.

      100 Games

    • D.

      90 Games

    Correct Answer
    A. 120 Games
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 120 Games. This suggests that the Mets lost 120 games in their first Major League season.

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  • 12. 

    What team did the Mets get pitcher Zack Wheeler from?

    • A.

      Giants

    • B.

      Braves

    • C.

      Reds

    • D.

      Rays

    Correct Answer
    A. Giants
    Explanation
    Zack Wheeler was acquired by the Mets from the Giants.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the first player selected by the expansion 1962 New York Mets?

    • A.

      Joe Pignatano

    • B.

      Elio Chacon

    • C.

      Jay Hook

    • D.

      Hobie Landrith

    Correct Answer
    D. Hobie Landrith
    Explanation
    Hobie Landrith was the first player selected by the expansion 1962 New York Mets. This means that when the team was formed in 1962, Landrith was the first player chosen to join the team.

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