Test Your Knowledge On MLB - Seattle Mariners - 3

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  • 1. 

    In what year did Ichiro Suzuki join the Seattle Mariners?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    C. 2001
    Explanation
    Ichiro Suzuki joined the Seattle Mariners in the year 2001.

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  • 2. 

    Who became the manager of the Seattle Mariners in 2004?

    • A.

      Lou Piniella

    • B.

      Bill Plummer

    • C.

      Bob Melvin

    • D.

      Mike Hargrove

    Correct Answer
    D. Mike Hargrove
    Explanation
    In 2004, Mike Hargrove became the manager of the Seattle Mariners.

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  • 3. 

    For how many seasons was Lou Piniella the manager of the Seattle Mariners?

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    Lou Piniella was the manager of the Seattle Mariners for 10 seasons. This means that he held the position of manager for a total of 10 years.

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  • 4. 

    How many players did Seattle pick in the 1976 expansion draft?

    • A.

      20

    • B.

      35

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      25

    Correct Answer
    C. 30
    Explanation
    In the 1976 expansion draft, Seattle picked 30 players.

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  • 5. 

    Who did the Mariners play in their very first exhibition game?

    • A.

      Oakland

    • B.

      Philadelphia

    • C.

      Houston

    • D.

      Kansas City

    Correct Answer
    A. Oakland
    Explanation
    The Mariners played against Oakland in their very first exhibition game.

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  • 6. 

    Who threw the ceremonial first pitch at the first Seattle Mariners opening day game?

    • A.

      Jimmy Carter

    • B.

      Danny Kaye

    • C.

      Ronald Reagan

    • D.

      Scoop Jackson

    Correct Answer
    D. Scoop Jackson
    Explanation
    Scoop Jackson threw the ceremonial first pitch at the first Seattle Mariners opening day game.

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  • 7. 

    Which Seattle Mariner was known for keeping a .200 batting average?

    • A.

      Mario Mendoza

    • B.

      Willie Horton

    • C.

      Julio Cruz

    • D.

      Ruppert Jones

    Correct Answer
    A. Mario Mendoza
    Explanation
    Mario Mendoza is the correct answer because he was famously known for having a batting average around .200 throughout his career. This term "Mendoza Line" is often used in baseball to refer to a player who consistently hits below .200. Willie Horton, Julio Cruz, and Ruppert Jones do not have the same association with a .200 batting average as Mario Mendoza does.

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  • 8. 

    Against which team did Seattle score 140 runs in the 2001 season?

    • A.

      Angels

    • B.

      Rangers

    • C.

      Athletics

    • D.

      White Sox

    Correct Answer
    B. Rangers
    Explanation
    In the 2001 season, Seattle scored 140 runs against the Rangers.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the first player inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Alvin Davis

    • B.

      Jay Buhner

    • C.

      Ken Griffey, Jr.

    • D.

      Dave Niehaus

    Correct Answer
    A. Alvin Davis
    Explanation
    Alvin Davis was the first player inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame. This is because he played for the Seattle Mariners from 1984 to 1991 and was an integral part of the team's early success. Davis was named the American League Rookie of the Year in 1984 and was a consistent performer throughout his career with the Mariners. His contributions to the team and his impact on the franchise's history made him a deserving candidate for the first induction into the Mariners Hall of Fame.

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  • 10. 

    Which player for the Seattle Mariners had the highest batting average in 2005?

    • A.

      Richie Sexson

    • B.

      Randy Winn

    • C.

      Raul Ibanez

    • D.

      Ichiro Suzuki

    Correct Answer
    D. Ichiro Suzuki
    Explanation
    Ichiro Suzuki had the highest batting average in 2005 for the Seattle Mariners. This can be inferred from the given options, where Ichiro Suzuki is the only player listed who had a chance of having the highest batting average. Since no other information or statistics are provided, we can assume that Ichiro Suzuki's batting average was higher than that of Richie Sexson, Randy Winn, and Raul Ibanez in 2005.

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  • 11. 

    Which Mariners pitcher had the best ERA in 2005?

    • A.

      Gil Meche

    • B.

      Jamie Moyer

    • C.

      Ryan Franklin

    • D.

      Joel Pineiro

    Correct Answer
    B. Jamie Moyer
    Explanation
    Jamie Moyer had the best ERA in 2005 among the Mariners pitchers. This means that he had the lowest earned run average, indicating that he allowed the fewest runs per nine innings pitched compared to the other pitchers in the team during that year.

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  • 12. 

    In what city did the Seattle Mariners hold spring training until 1992?

    • A.

      Sarasota

    • B.

      Apopka

    • C.

      Peoria

    • D.

      Tempe

    Correct Answer
    D. Tempe
    Explanation
    The Seattle Mariners held their spring training in Tempe until 1992.

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  • 13. 

    Which Mariner had a standout season as a rookie in 1986?

    • A.

      Alvin Davis

    • B.

      Danny Tartabull

    • C.

      Jim Presley

    • D.

      Bill Swift

    Correct Answer
    B. Danny Tartabull
    Explanation
    Danny Tartabull had a standout season as a rookie in 1986. He had an impressive performance, hitting .290 with 25 home runs and 96 RBIs. Tartabull's strong rookie campaign earned him a third-place finish in the American League Rookie of the Year voting.

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  • 14. 

    Which Seattle Mariner baseball player defected from Cuba?

    • A.

      Yuniesky Betancourt

    • B.

      Jose Lopez

    • C.

      Joel Pineiro

    • D.

      Miguel Olivo

    Correct Answer
    A. Yuniesky Betancourt
    Explanation
    Yuniesky Betancourt is the correct answer because he is a former Seattle Mariner baseball player who defected from Cuba.

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  • 15. 

    Which Mariner made a bare-handed grab to clinch a no-hitter for Chris Bosio?

    • A.

      Omar Vizquel

    • B.

      Ken Griffey, Jr.

    • C.

      Tino Martinez

    • D.

      Harold Reynolds

    Correct Answer
    A. Omar Vizquel
    Explanation
    Omar Vizquel is the correct answer because he made a bare-handed grab to clinch a no-hitter for Chris Bosio. This implies that Vizquel made an impressive catch without using a glove, which helped secure the no-hitter for Bosio.

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