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  • 1. 

    How many RBIs did Manny Ramirez have for the 1999 Indians?

    • A.

      125

    • B.

      101

    • C.

      88

    • D.

      165

    Correct Answer
    D. 165
    Explanation
    Manny Ramirez had 165 RBIs for the 1999 Indians. This means that he successfully batted in 165 runs during that season. RBIs are a statistic used in baseball to measure a player's ability to bring in runners who are already on base to score. A higher number of RBIs indicates a higher level of offensive production and effectiveness. In this case, Ramirez had a significant number of RBIs, demonstrating his skill and impact on the team's success in that season.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the 2006 hitting coach for the Cleveland Indians?

    • A.

      Jeff Datz

    • B.

      Derek Shelton

    • C.

      Tom Foster

    • D.

      Carl Willis

    Correct Answer
    B. Derek Shelton
    Explanation
    Derek Shelton was the hitting coach for the Cleveland Indians in 2006. He was responsible for working with the players to improve their batting skills and strategies. Shelton's role was crucial in helping the team achieve success in their offensive game during that season.

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  • 3. 

    How tall is pitcher Danny Graves?

    • A.

      5' 9"

    • B.

      6' 3"

    • C.

      6'

    • D.

      6' 6"

    Correct Answer
    C. 6'
  • 4. 

    How many home runs did Albert Belle hit as an Indian?

    • A.

      199

    • B.

      379

    • C.

      242

    • D.

      499

    Correct Answer
    C. 242
    Explanation
    Albert Belle hit 242 home runs as an Indian.

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  • 5. 

    When did Carlos Baerga move from the Indians to the Mets?

    • A.

      2004

    • B.

      1996

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    B. 1996
    Explanation
    Carlos Baerga moved from the Indians to the Mets in 1996.

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  • 6. 

    What was Cliff Lee's 2005 regular season pitching record in MLB?

    • A.

      14-8

    • B.

      19-7

    • C.

      42224

    • D.

      18-5

    Correct Answer
    D. 18-5
    Explanation
    Cliff Lee's 2005 regular season pitching record in MLB was 18-5. This means that he won 18 games and lost 5 games during that season.

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  • 7. 

    What was the hometown of Cleveland Indian great Bob Feller?

    • A.

      Cleveland

    • B.

      Pittsburgh

    • C.

      St. Louis

    • D.

      Van Meter

    Correct Answer
    D. Van Meter
    Explanation
    Van Meter is the correct answer because it is stated in the question that Bob Feller's hometown is Van Meter.

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  • 8. 

    In 1996, Omar Vizquel was the first non-American player to win which award?

    • A.

      MVP

    • B.

      Hutch Award

    • C.

      Gold Glove

    • D.

      Roberto Clemente Award

    Correct Answer
    B. Hutch Award
  • 9. 

    In 2001, Omar Vizquel tied whose record for most consecutive errorless games at shortstop?

    • A.

      Alex Rodriguez

    • B.

      Ozzie Smith

    • C.

      Honus Wagner

    • D.

      Cal Ripken, Jr.

    Correct Answer
    D. Cal Ripken, Jr.
    Explanation
    In 2001, Omar Vizquel tied Cal Ripken, Jr.'s record for the most consecutive errorless games at shortstop. Cal Ripken, Jr. is known for his exceptional fielding skills and consistency throughout his career, which is reflected in this record. Omar Vizquel's achievement in tying this record further highlights his defensive prowess and reliability at the shortstop position.

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  • 10. 

    On April 22, 2004 Omar Vizquel reached which career milestone?

    • A.

      2,000 Hits

    • B.

      500 Home Runs

    • C.

      500 Stolen Bases

    • D.

      1,000 Runs Scored

    Correct Answer
    A. 2,000 Hits
    Explanation
    Omar Vizquel reached the career milestone of 2,000 hits on April 22, 2004. This means that throughout his baseball career, Vizquel successfully hit the ball 2,000 times, achieving a significant accomplishment.

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  • 11. 

    Who gave Travis Hafner his nickname "Pronk" during spring training in 2003?

    • A.

      Bill Selby

    • B.

      Dave Winfield

    • C.

      Einar Diaz

    • D.

      C.J. Wilson

    Correct Answer
    A. Bill Selby
    Explanation
    Bill Selby gave Travis Hafner his nickname "Pronk" during spring training in 2003.

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  • 12. 

    Where was the injury on Travis Hafner that ended his 2006 season?

    • A.

      The Left Pinky Finger

    • B.

      The Right Big Toe

    • C.

      The Left Clavicle

    • D.

      The Right Ring Finger

    Correct Answer
    D. The Right Ring Finger
    Explanation
    Travis Hafner's 2006 season ended due to an injury on his right ring finger.

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  • 13. 

    What Cleveland Indians pitcher gave up Joe Mauer's first career hit?

    • A.

      Cliff Lee

    • B.

      Rafael Betancourt

    • C.

      C. C. Sabathia

    • D.

      Bob Wickman

    Correct Answer
    B. Rafael Betancourt
    Explanation
    Rafael Betancourt is the correct answer because he was the Cleveland Indians pitcher who gave up Joe Mauer's first career hit.

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  • 14. 

    Richie Sexson was traded to the Cleveland Indians with what player named later?

    • A.

      Marco Scutaro

    • B.

      Mike Jones

    • C.

      Manny Parra

    • D.

      Vinny Rottino

    Correct Answer
    A. Marco Scutaro
    Explanation
    Richie Sexson was traded to the Cleveland Indians along with Marco Scutaro as a player to be named later.

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  • 15. 

    What was Dennis Eckersley's career high strikeouts for a single season?

    • A.

      200

    • B.

      225

    • C.

      90

    • D.

      175

    Correct Answer
    A. 200
    Explanation
    Dennis Eckersley's career high strikeouts for a single season was 200.

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  • 16. 

    What award did Victor Martinez receive in 2004?

    • A.

      Rookie Of The Year

    • B.

      Silver Slugger

    • C.

      Hank Aaron Award

    • D.

      Gold Glove

    Correct Answer
    B. Silver Slugger
    Explanation
    Victor Martinez received the Silver Slugger award in 2004. The Silver Slugger award is given annually to the best offensive player at each position in both the American and National Leagues. This award recognizes Martinez's exceptional performance as a hitter during the 2004 season.

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  • 17. 

    Who did Victor Martinez share the 2004 Silver Slugger Award with?

    • A.

      Doug Mirabelli

    • B.

      Jorge Posada

    • C.

      Jason Varitek

    • D.

      Ivan Rodriguez

    Correct Answer
    D. Ivan Rodriguez
    Explanation
    Victor Martinez shared the 2004 Silver Slugger Award with Ivan Rodriguez.

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  • 18. 

    In 2003 what special game did Victor Martinez participate in?

    • A.

      All-Star Game

    • B.

      Fantasy Game

    • C.

      Legends Game

    • D.

      All-Star Futures Game

    Correct Answer
    D. All-Star Futures Game
    Explanation
    In 2003, Victor Martinez participated in the All-Star Futures Game. This game is an annual exhibition baseball game that showcases the top minor league prospects in Major League Baseball. It provides an opportunity for these young players to showcase their skills and potentially be selected for the All-Star Game in the future. Victor Martinez's participation in this game suggests that he was considered a promising prospect at that time.

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  • 19. 

    What did Richie Scheinblum, an outfielder who played with the Indians from 1965 to 1969, joke the Cleveland Indians should change their name to?

    • A.

      The Wahoos

    • B.

      The Nobodies

    • C.

      The Cleveland Utility Players

    • D.

      The Cleveland Quacks

    Correct Answer
    C. The Cleveland Utility Players
    Explanation
    Richie Scheinblum, an outfielder who played with the Indians from 1965 to 1969, joked that the Cleveland Indians should change their name to "The Cleveland Utility Players." This suggests that Scheinblum believed that the team had a reputation for frequently rotating players in different positions, hence the term "utility players." This answer reflects Scheinblum's humor and his perception of the team's playing style during his time with them.

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