MLB - New York Mets Trivia Question

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  • 1. 

    Which famous New York Met once guest starred on TV's "Seinfeld"?

    • A.

      Tom Seaver

    • B.

      Jeff Kent

    • C.

      Keith Hernandez

    • D.

      Ray Ordonez

    Correct Answer
    C. Keith Hernandez
    Explanation
    Keith Hernandez is the correct answer because he is a famous New York Met who guest starred on TV's "Seinfeld." In the episode titled "The Boyfriend," Hernandez plays himself and becomes friends with Jerry Seinfeld. He is known for his memorable scenes and catchphrase "Nice game, pretty boy." This appearance on "Seinfeld" further added to Hernandez's fame and popularity.

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  • 2. 

    Who managed baseball's 1969 "Miracle Mets"?

    • A.

      Yogi Berra

    • B.

      Wes Westrum

    • C.

      Joe Torre

    • D.

      Gil Hodges

    Correct Answer
    D. Gil Hodges
    Explanation
    Gil Hodges managed baseball's 1969 "Miracle Mets". He was the manager of the New York Mets during that season, leading them to their first World Series championship. Hodges was known for his strong leadership and ability to motivate his players. Under his guidance, the Mets went from being a last-place team to winning the World Series in a remarkable turnaround. His managerial skills and strategic decisions played a crucial role in the team's success, making him the correct answer to this question.

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  • 3. 

    What was the Mets' first year in the National League?

    • A.

      1962

    • B.

      1961

    • C.

      1959

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    A. 1962
    Explanation
    The Mets' first year in the National League was in 1962.

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  • 4. 

    What 1980's New York Mets pitcher later became General Manager of a Major League Baseball team?

    • A.

      Roger McDowell

    • B.

      Bobby Ojeda

    • C.

      Ron Darling

    • D.

      Ed Lynch

    Correct Answer
    D. Ed Lynch
    Explanation
    Ed Lynch is the correct answer to the question. He was a pitcher for the New York Mets during the 1980s and later became a General Manager of a Major League Baseball team.

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  • 5. 

    What power hitter played for both the Yankees and Mets in 1977?

    • A.

      Fran Healy

    • B.

      Darryl Strawberry

    • C.

      Ron Swoboda

    • D.

      Dave Kingman

    Correct Answer
    D. Dave Kingman
    Explanation
    Dave Kingman is the correct answer because he was a power hitter who played for both the Yankees and Mets in 1977. Healy, Strawberry, and Swoboda did not play for both teams in that year.

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  • 6. 

    What NY Met has played the most games at third base?

    • A.

      Ray Knight

    • B.

      Howard Johnson

    • C.

      Edgardo Alfonzo

    • D.

      Charlie Hayes

    Correct Answer
    B. Howard Johnson
    Explanation
    Howard Johnson is the correct answer because he played the most games at third base for the NY Mets.

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  • 7. 

    What was the name of the Mets' stadium?

    • A.

      The Stadium In Queens

    • B.

      Shea Stadium

    • C.

      Cleon Jones Stadium

    • D.

      Metropolitan Stadium

    Correct Answer
    B. Shea Stadium
    Explanation
    Shea Stadium was the name of the Mets' stadium.

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  • 8. 

    What Met catcher set the league record for home runs by a catcher in a single season?

    • A.

      Todd Hundley

    • B.

      Alberto Castilla

    • C.

      Mike Piazza

    • D.

      Gary Carter

    Correct Answer
    A. Todd Hundley
    Explanation
    Todd Hundley is the correct answer because he set the league record for home runs by a catcher in a single season. The other options, Alberto Castilla, Mike Piazza, and Gary Carter, did not hold this record.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these years did the Mets win the NL pennant?

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      1998

    • C.

      1988

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    A. 1986
    Explanation
    The Mets won the NL pennant in 1986.

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  • 10. 

    Who played right field for the Mets in 1987?

    • A.

      Gary Carter

    • B.

      Don Baylor

    • C.

      Ray Knight

    • D.

      Darryl Strawberry

    Correct Answer
    D. Darryl Strawberry
    Explanation
    Darryl Strawberry played right field for the Mets in 1987.

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  • 11. 

    What one-time NY Met went by the nickname "Kong"?

    • A.

      George Foster

    • B.

      Ed Kranepool

    • C.

      Darryl Strawberry

    • D.

      Dave Kingman

    Correct Answer
    D. Dave Kingman
    Explanation
    Dave Kingman is the correct answer because he was a one-time New York Met who went by the nickname "Kong." Kingman was known for his powerful hitting, and the nickname "Kong" was a reference to the fictional giant ape King Kong, highlighting his strength and ability to hit home runs.

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  • 12. 

    What position did NY Met Ed Kranepool play?

    • A.

      3rd Base

    • B.

      1st Base

    • C.

      Pitcher

    • D.

      Catcher

    Correct Answer
    B. 1st Base
    Explanation
    Ed Kranepool played the position of 1st Base for the NY Mets.

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  • 13. 

    Where did the Mets' colors, blue and orange, come from?

    • A.

      NY Flag

    • B.

      The Brooklyn Dodgers And The New York Giants

    • C.

      The Baltimore Orioles And The NY Yankees

    • D.

      The NY Yankees And The San Francisco Giants

    Correct Answer
    B. The Brooklyn Dodgers And The New York Giants
    Explanation
    The Mets' colors, blue and orange, came from the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Giants. When the Mets were established in 1962, they adopted blue from the Dodgers and orange from the Giants as a way to pay homage to the two former New York baseball teams. This choice of colors symbolized the Mets' connection to the city's baseball history and created a sense of unity among New York baseball fans.

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  • 14. 

    Who hit a game-winning home run in the 1999 Divisional series to advance the Mets into the NLCS?

    • A.

      Matt Franco

    • B.

      Mike Piazza

    • C.

      Todd Pratt

    • D.

      Robin Ventura

    Correct Answer
    C. Todd Pratt
    Explanation
    Todd Pratt hit a game-winning home run in the 1999 Divisional series to advance the Mets into the NLCS.

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  • 15. 

    In what stadium did the New York Mets originally play?

    • A.

      Yankee Stadium

    • B.

      Shea Stadium

    • C.

      Polo Grounds

    • D.

      Ebbetts Field

    Correct Answer
    C. Polo Grounds
    Explanation
    The New York Mets originally played in Polo Grounds.

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