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  • 1. 

    In 1993, who was the St. Louis Cardinals rookie pitcher who won his first six decisions?

    • A.

      Bob Tewksbury

    • B.

      Allen Watson

    • C.

      Rheal Cormier

    • D.

      Donovan Osborne

    Correct Answer
    B. Allen Watson
    Explanation
    Allen Watson was the St. Louis Cardinals rookie pitcher who won his first six decisions in 1993.

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  • 2. 

    In 1998, who was Mark McGwire's farthest home run hit off of?

    • A.

      Randy Johnson

    • B.

      Dennis Martinez

    • C.

      Tom Glavine

    • D.

      Livan Hernandez

    Correct Answer
    D. Livan Hernandez
    Explanation
    In 1998, Mark McGwire hit his farthest home run off of Livan Hernandez.

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  • 3. 

    How many multi-homer games did Mark McGwire have in 1998?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    D. 10
    Explanation
    In 1998, Mark McGwire had 10 multi-homer games. This means that in 10 different games throughout the season, he hit two or more home runs. This statistic highlights his exceptional power and ability to hit multiple home runs in a single game.

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  • 4. 

    How many career stolen bases did Mark McGwire have at the end of the 1999 season?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    C. 11
    Explanation
    Mark McGwire had a total of 11 career stolen bases at the end of the 1999 season. This means that throughout his entire career up until that point, he successfully stole bases a total of 11 times.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the St. Louis Cardinal pitcher who threw two no hitters?

    • A.

      Bob Forsch

    • B.

      Pete Vuckovich

    • C.

      Dizzy Dean

    • D.

      Bob Gibson

    Correct Answer
    A. Bob Forsch
    Explanation
    Bob Forsch is the correct answer because he is the St. Louis Cardinal pitcher who threw two no hitters.

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  • 6. 

    Who gave up Stan Musial's 3,000th hit?

    • A.

      Whitey Ford

    • B.

      Moe Drabowsky

    • C.

      Bob Friend

    • D.

      Stu Miller

    Correct Answer
    B. Moe Drabowsky
    Explanation
    Moe Drabowsky is the correct answer because he was the pitcher who gave up Stan Musial's 3,000th hit.

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  • 7. 

    How many batters did Harvey Haddix retire in a row before losing his perfect game on May 26, 1959?

    • A.

      36

    • B.

      37

    • C.

      33

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    A. 36
    Explanation
    Harvey Haddix retired 36 batters in a row before losing his perfect game on May 26, 1959. This means that he successfully got every batter out without any of them reaching base or getting a hit for 36 consecutive at-bats. However, he was unable to complete the perfect game as he gave up a hit in the 13th inning, ending his streak.

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  • 8. 

    What special item did St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Larry Jaster accomplish in 1966?

    • A.

      Threw 5 Shutouts Against The Dodgers

    • B.

      Pitched 3 One-Hitters Against The Cubs

    • C.

      Gave Up Home Runs To Leadoff Hitters 7 Times

    • D.

      Gave Up 4 Home Runs In The Same Inning 3 Times

    Correct Answer
    A. Threw 5 Shutouts Against The Dodgers
    Explanation
    In 1966, St. Louis Cardinal pitcher Larry Jaster achieved the special feat of throwing 5 shutouts against the Dodgers. This means that in five separate games against the Dodgers, Jaster prevented them from scoring any runs. Shutouts are considered a remarkable accomplishment in baseball, as they require the pitcher to completely dominate the opposing team's hitters and prevent them from reaching home plate. Jaster's achievement of throwing 5 shutouts against a specific team, the Dodgers, showcases his exceptional skill and effectiveness on the mound during that season.

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  • 9. 

    Along with Mark McGwire's 70 home runs in 1998, how many RBIs did he have?

    • A.

      139

    • B.

      164

    • C.

      152

    • D.

      147

    Correct Answer
    D. 147
    Explanation
    Mark McGwire's 70 home runs in 1998 were accompanied by 147 RBIs. This means that in addition to hitting 70 home runs, he also drove in 147 runs, contributing significantly to his team's offense.

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  • 10. 

    How many victories did Bob Gibson pitch in the 1960s?

    • A.

      164

    • B.

      186

    • C.

      118

    • D.

      145

    Correct Answer
    A. 164
  • 11. 

    What charitable foundation did Scott Rolen found in Bloomington, Indiana?

    • A.

      The Enis Furley Foundation

    • B.

      The 911 Widows Foundation

    • C.

      The Kids Stand Tall Foundation

    • D.

      The Katrina Victims Foundation

    Correct Answer
    A. The Enis Furley Foundation
    Explanation
    Scott Rolen founded The Enis Furley Foundation in Bloomington, Indiana.

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  • 12. 

    What injury forced Chris Carpenter to sit out the 2003 season?

    • A.

      Pulled Muscle

    • B.

      Torn Ligament

    • C.

      Knee Surgery

    • D.

      Torn Labrum

    Correct Answer
    D. Torn Labrum
    Explanation
    Chris Carpenter sat out the 2003 season due to a torn labrum. A torn labrum is a common injury in the shoulder joint, specifically in the cartilage that surrounds the socket. This injury can cause pain, instability, and limited range of motion in the shoulder. It often requires surgical intervention and a lengthy rehabilitation process to fully recover.

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  • 13. 

    What role did Jeff Weaver play in his debut with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006?

    • A.

      Relief Pitcher

    • B.

      Pinch Hitter

    • C.

      Pinch Runner

    • D.

      Starting Pitcher

    Correct Answer
    B. Pinch Hitter
    Explanation
    Jeff Weaver played the role of a pinch hitter in his debut with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006. As a pinch hitter, he would have been substituted into the game to bat in place of another player, typically a pitcher, in a specific situation where his hitting skills were needed.

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  • 14. 

    What was Bob Gibson's nickname in baseball?

    • A.

      Hoot

    • B.

      Flash

    • C.

      Bullet

    • D.

      The Rocket

    Correct Answer
    A. Hoot
    Explanation
    Bob Gibson's nickname in baseball was "Hoot" because he had a powerful and intimidating pitching style. The term "hoot" is often used to describe something or someone that is impressive, exciting, or extraordinary, which perfectly captures Gibson's skills and impact on the game.

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  • 15. 

    How many Cy Young Awards did Bob Gibson receive?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    B. Two
    Explanation
    Bob Gibson received two Cy Young Awards.

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  • 16. 

    In 2006, what was Chris Carpenter's 5 year contract with the Cardinals worth?

    • A.

      $60 Million

    • B.

      $50.5 Million

    • C.

      $65 Million

    • D.

      $55 Million

    Correct Answer
    C. $65 Million
    Explanation
    Chris Carpenter's 5 year contract with the Cardinals in 2006 was worth $65 million.

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  • 17. 

    Through 2006, what was Chris Carpenter's career ERA?

    • A.

      2.09

    • B.

      3.09

    • C.

      4.09

    • D.

      5.09

    Correct Answer
    C. 4.09
    Explanation
    Chris Carpenter's career ERA through 2006 was 4.09. This means that, on average, he allowed 4.09 earned runs per nine innings pitched throughout his career up until that point.

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  • 18. 

    In an 11-0 win over the Pirates in 1970, which Cardinals pitcher threw his only career no-hitter?

    • A.

      Joaquin Andujar

    • B.

      Steve Carlton

    • C.

      Bruce Sutter

    • D.

      Bob Gibson

    Correct Answer
    D. Bob Gibson
    Explanation
    Bob Gibson is the correct answer because he is the only Cardinals pitcher listed who threw a no-hitter in his career. The question specifies that the pitcher threw his only career no-hitter, which eliminates Joaquin Andujar, Steve Carlton, and Bruce Sutter as they all had multiple no-hitters in their careers. Bob Gibson is known for his exceptional pitching skills and his no-hitter against the Pirates in 1970 is a significant achievement in his career.

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  • 19. 

    On June 25, 1999, which Cardinals rookie pitcher threw a no-hitter against the Diamondbacks?

    • A.

      Darryl Kyle

    • B.

      Bud Smith

    • C.

      Matt Morris

    • D.

      Jose Jimenez

    Correct Answer
    D. Jose Jimenez
    Explanation
    Jose Jimenez is the correct answer because he threw a no-hitter against the Diamondbacks on June 25, 1999, as stated in the question.

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  • 20. 

    In his final big league season, Cardinals Mark McGwire did what for the first time in his career?

    • A.

      Hit Fewer Than 20 Home Runs

    • B.

      Walked 200 Times

    • C.

      Struck Out 200 Times

    • D.

      Batted Below .200 For A Full Season

    Correct Answer
    D. Batted Below .200 For A Full Season
    Explanation
    In his final big league season, Mark McGwire batted below .200 for a full season for the first time in his career. This means that his batting average was below .200, indicating that he had a low success rate in hitting the ball. This is a significant change for McGwire, as he was known for his power hitting and ability to hit home runs.

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  • 21. 

    What St. Louis charity did Cardinal Mike Shannon support with the "It's a Goner" photo in 2007?

    • A.

      Toys For Tots

    • B.

      St. Louis United Way

    • C.

      St. Louis' Boys And Girls Club

    • D.

      Gateway Arch Foundation

    Correct Answer
    C. St. Louis' Boys And Girls Club
    Explanation
    In 2007, Cardinal Mike Shannon supported St. Louis' Boys and Girls Club with the "It's a Goner" photo. This suggests that Shannon was involved in a charitable activity or event that aimed to benefit the Boys and Girls Club in St. Louis.

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  • 22. 

    Which broadcaster with two first names called St. Louis Cardinals games for the radio?

    • A.

      Lou Pinella

    • B.

      Whitey Herzog

    • C.

      Mike Shannon

    • D.

      Harry Carey

    Correct Answer
    C. Mike Shannon
    Explanation
    Mike Shannon is the correct answer because he is a broadcaster who called St. Louis Cardinals games for the radio. He is known for his long career with the Cardinals, having been a part of the team's broadcasting team since 1972. Shannon has become a beloved figure among Cardinals fans for his enthusiastic and knowledgeable commentary during games.

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