MLB - St. Louis Cardinals Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Which 2002 Cardinal hit 34 homers and knocked in 127 runs?

    • A.

      Geronimo Gil

    • B.

      Sean Casey

    • C.

      Albert Pujols

    • D.

      Trot Nixon

    Correct Answer
    C. Albert Pujols
    Explanation
    Albert Pujols is the correct answer because he played for the St. Louis Cardinals in 2002 and had an impressive season, hitting 34 home runs and driving in 127 runs. Pujols is known for his power and run production, and this particular season was one of many standout years in his career. Geronimo Gil, Sean Casey, and Trot Nixon are not relevant to this question and did not have the same level of success as Pujols in 2002.

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  • 2. 

    Who got paid $12,666,667 by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2005?

    • A.

      Darren Dreifort

    • B.

      Kevin Brown

    • C.

      Todd Helton

    • D.

      Larry Walker

    Correct Answer
    D. Larry Walker
    Explanation
    In 2005, Larry Walker was paid $12,666,667 by the St. Louis Cardinals.

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  • 3. 

    Who of these MLB players ended up with more homers in 2005?

    • A.

      Marcus Giles

    • B.

      Morgan Ensberg

    • C.

      Victor Martinez

    • D.

      Albert Pujols

    Correct Answer
    D. Albert Pujols
    Explanation
    Albert Pujols ended up with more homers in 2005 compared to the other MLB players mentioned.

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  • 4. 

    Stan Musial had 1815 career hits at home in St. Louis and how many on the road?

    • A.

      857

    • B.

      1815

    • C.

      1100

    • D.

      2100

    Correct Answer
    B. 1815
    Explanation
    Stan Musial had 1815 career hits at home in St. Louis, indicating that he had the same number of hits on the road. This is because the question states that he had 1815 hits at home, but does not provide any information about his hits on the road. Therefore, the assumption is that the number of hits on the road is also 1815.

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  • 5. 

    Stan Musial played "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" on what instrument at many baseball functions?

    • A.

      Electric Guitar

    • B.

      Harmonica

    • C.

      Piano

    • D.

      Accordion

    Correct Answer
    B. Harmonica
    Explanation
    Stan Musial played the harmonica at many baseball functions. The harmonica is a small musical instrument that is played by blowing air into it and using the mouth to manipulate the sound. It is a popular instrument for blues and folk music, and Musial's choice to play the harmonica at baseball functions likely added a unique and entertaining element to the events.

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  • 6. 

    Why did Scott Rolen only play 56 games during the 2005 season?

    • A.

      He Was Traded

    • B.

      He Had A Leg Injury

    • C.

      He Had Shoulder Surgery

    • D.

      He Was In Contract Negotiations

    Correct Answer
    C. He Had Shoulder Surgery
    Explanation
    Scott Rolen only played 56 games during the 2005 season because he had shoulder surgery. This indicates that he was unable to participate in a significant number of games due to the surgery and the subsequent recovery period.

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  • 7. 

    What player did Scott Rolen collide with at first base on May 10, 2005?

    • A.

      Chas Utley

    • B.

      Hee Seop Choi

    • C.

      Josh Kinney

    • D.

      Greg Dobbs

    Correct Answer
    B. Hee Seop Choi
    Explanation
    On May 10, 2005, Scott Rolen collided with Hee Seop Choi at first base.

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  • 8. 

    What position does Chris Carpenter play for the St. Louis Cardinals?

    • A.

      Outfielder

    • B.

      Pitcher

    • C.

      Catcher

    • D.

      First Baseman

    Correct Answer
    B. Pitcher
    Explanation
    Chris Carpenter plays the position of a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals.

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  • 9. 

    In the 2006 World Baseball Classic, Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols played for which team?

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Venezuela

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Dominican Republic

    Correct Answer
    D. Dominican Republic
    Explanation
    Albert Pujols played for the Dominican Republic in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.

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  • 10. 

    In the 1981 season, why did the Cardinals miss the playoffs?

    • A.

      Team Declined To Participate

    • B.

      World Series Was Cancelled

    • C.

      Team Was Banned

    • D.

      Players' Strike

    Correct Answer
    D. Players' Strike
    Explanation
    In the 1981 season, the Cardinals missed the playoffs due to a players' strike. This strike resulted in the cancellation of many games and disrupted the regular season schedule. As a result, the playoffs were also affected, and the Cardinals were unable to secure a spot in the postseason.

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  • 11. 

    Which company owned the St. Louis Cardinals from 1953 to 1996?

    • A.

      A.G. Edwards And Sons

    • B.

      Emerson

    • C.

      Anheuser-Busch

    • D.

      Edward Jones

    Correct Answer
    C. Anheuser-Busch
    Explanation
    Anheuser-Busch is the correct answer because they owned the St. Louis Cardinals from 1953 to 1996. Anheuser-Busch, a brewing company, acquired the Cardinals in 1953 and held ownership for over four decades before selling the team in 1996. During their ownership, the Cardinals had successful years and won multiple championships, making Anheuser-Busch a significant part of the team's history.

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  • 12. 

    In the 1985 NLCS, announcer Jack Buck shouted, "Go crazy, folks!" when Cardinals Ozzie Smith did what?

    • A.

      Converted A Game-Ending Double Play

    • B.

      Caught A Series-Ending Line Drive

    • C.

      Hit A Game-Winning Home Run

    • D.

      Hit A Game-Winning Single

    Correct Answer
    C. Hit A Game-Winning Home Run
    Explanation
    In the 1985 NLCS, announcer Jack Buck shouted, "Go crazy, folks!" This suggests that something exciting and unexpected happened during the game. Out of the given options, hitting a game-winning home run is the most exciting and likely event that would elicit such a reaction from the announcer and the crowd. Therefore, the correct answer is hitting a game-winning home run.

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  • 13. 

    Former Cardinal J.D. Drew was drafted #2 overall by which team in the 1997 draft?

    • A.

      New York Mets

    • B.

      Tampa Bay Devil Rays

    • C.

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • D.

      Chicago Cubs

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia Phillies
    Explanation
    J.D. Drew was drafted #2 overall by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1997 draft.

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  • 14. 

    On August 2, 1990, the Cardinals hired which former player as their manager?

    • A.

      Stan Musial

    • B.

      Mike Jorgensen

    • C.

      Joe Torre

    • D.

      Bob Gibson

    Correct Answer
    C. Joe Torre
    Explanation
    Joe Torre was hired as the Cardinals' manager on August 2, 1990. Torre was a former player who had a successful career as a player, winning multiple World Series titles with the New York Yankees. He went on to have a successful managerial career as well, including winning multiple World Series titles with the Yankees. Therefore, it makes sense that the Cardinals would hire Torre, a former player with a proven track record of success, as their manager.

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  • 15. 

    In 2000, the Cardinals traded Kent Bottenfield and Adam Kennedy to the Angels in exchange for whom?

    • A.

      Scott Spiezio

    • B.

      Jim Edmonds

    • C.

      Mo Vaughn

    • D.

      Eric Davis

    Correct Answer
    B. Jim Edmonds
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jim Edmonds. In 2000, the Cardinals traded Kent Bottenfield and Adam Kennedy to the Angels in exchange for Jim Edmonds.

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