Ultimate Quiz On MLB World Series! Trivia

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  • 1. 

    The first baseball World Series was in what year?

    • A.

      1943

    • B.

      1865

    • C.

      1903

    • D.

      1915

    Correct Answer
    C. 1903
    Explanation
    The first baseball World Series was held in 1903. This was the inaugural edition of the championship series and it featured the Boston Americans (now known as the Red Sox) and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The series was a best-of-nine format and the Boston Americans emerged as the victors, winning five games to three. This historic event marked the beginning of a long-standing tradition in baseball and paved the way for future World Series tournaments.

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  • 2. 

    Which player was credited with the final putout of the 1969 World Series?

    • A.

      Tommy Agee

    • B.

      Ron Swoboda

    • C.

      Donn Clendenon

    • D.

      Cleon Jones

    Correct Answer
    D. Cleon Jones
    Explanation
    Cleon Jones was credited with the final putout of the 1969 World Series.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the 1969 World Series MVP?

    • A.

      Tom Seaver

    • B.

      Donn Clendenon

    • C.

      Cleon Jones

    • D.

      Tommy Agee

    Correct Answer
    B. Donn Clendenon
    Explanation
    Donn Clendenon was named the 1969 World Series MVP because of his outstanding performance during the series. He batted .357 with three home runs and four RBIs, helping the New York Mets defeat the Baltimore Orioles to win their first-ever World Series title. Clendenon's contributions were crucial to the team's success, making him a deserving recipient of the MVP award.

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  • 4. 

    Who scored the winning run in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series?

    • A.

      Gary Carter

    • B.

      Kevin Mitchell

    • C.

      Ray Knight

    • D.

      Wally Backman

    Correct Answer
    C. Ray Knight
    Explanation
    Ray Knight scored the winning run in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 5. 

    Who made the last out of the 1986 World Series?

    • A.

      Jim Rice

    • B.

      Marty Barrett

    • C.

      Wade Boggs

    • D.

      Spike Owen

    Correct Answer
    B. Marty Barrett
    Explanation
    Marty Barrett made the last out of the 1986 World Series.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following players was not on the roster when the Mets won the 1986 World Series?

    • A.

      Rick Aguilera

    • B.

      Kevin Elster

    • C.

      Doug Sisk

    • D.

      George Foster

    Correct Answer
    D. George Foster
    Explanation
    George Foster was not on the roster when the Mets won the 1986 World Series.

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  • 7. 

    What Yankee infielder took a ball to the throat in the 1960 World Series?

    • A.

      Tony Kubek

    • B.

      Greg Nettles

    • C.

      Billy Martin

    • D.

      Derek Jeter

    Correct Answer
    A. Tony Kubek
    Explanation
    In the 1960 World Series, Tony Kubek, a Yankee infielder, took a ball to the throat.

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  • 8. 

    Who hit the tying two-run homer for the Yankees in Game 4 of the 2001 World Series?

    • A.

      Tino Martinez

    • B.

      Scott Brosius

    • C.

      Alfonso Soriano

    • D.

      Derek Jeter

    Correct Answer
    A. Tino Martinez
    Explanation
    In Game 4 of the 2001 World Series, Tino Martinez hit the tying two-run homer for the Yankees.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the MVP of the 1960 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Pittsburgh Pirates?

    • A.

      Larry Sherry

    • B.

      Bobby Richardson

    • C.

      Sandy Koufax

    • D.

      Whitey Ford

    Correct Answer
    B. Bobby Richardson
    Explanation
    Bobby Richardson was named the MVP of the 1960 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Pittsburgh Pirates. He had an outstanding performance during the series, setting a record for most RBI in a World Series with 12. Richardson also hit .367 with 11 hits and scored 8 runs. His contributions played a crucial role in the Yankees' success in the series.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the 2002 World Series MVP when the Giants played the Anaheim Angels?

    • A.

      Derek Jeter

    • B.

      Livan Hernandez

    • C.

      Mariano Rivera

    • D.

      Troy Glaus

    Correct Answer
    D. Troy Glaus
    Explanation
    Troy Glaus was the 2002 World Series MVP when the Giants played the Anaheim Angels. He played for the Angels during that time and had a stellar performance in the series. Glaus had a batting average of .385, hit three home runs, and had eight RBIs throughout the series. His outstanding contributions to the team's success earned him the title of World Series MVP.

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  • 11. 

    Who was MVP of the 2000 World Series between the New York Mets and the New York Yankees?

    • A.

      John Wetteland

    • B.

      Curt Schilling And Randy Johnson

    • C.

      Scott Brosius

    • D.

      Derek Jeter

    Correct Answer
    D. Derek Jeter
    Explanation
    Derek Jeter was the MVP of the 2000 World Series between the New York Mets and the New York Yankees.

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  • 12. 

    Who was the 1998 MVP of the World Series between the San Diego Padres and the New York Yankees?

    • A.

      Scott Brosius

    • B.

      Derek Jeter

    • C.

      Tom Glavine

    • D.

      Curt Schilling & Randy Johnson

    Correct Answer
    A. Scott Brosius
    Explanation
    Scott Brosius was named the 1998 MVP of the World Series between the San Diego Padres and the New York Yankees. He had an outstanding performance throughout the series, contributing both offensively and defensively. Brosius batted .471 with two home runs and six RBIs in the four-game sweep by the Yankees. He played a crucial role in helping the Yankees win their 24th World Series title.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the MVP of the 1993 World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays?

    • A.

      Dave Stewart

    • B.

      Orel Hershiser

    • C.

      Paul Molitor

    • D.

      Livan Hernandez

    Correct Answer
    C. Paul Molitor
    Explanation
    Paul Molitor was the MVP of the 1993 World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays. He had an outstanding performance throughout the series, contributing significantly to the Blue Jays' victory. Molitor had a batting average of .500, with 12 hits, including 2 home runs and 8 runs batted in. His exceptional performance and contributions to the team's success made him the deserving recipient of the MVP award.

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  • 14. 

    Who was the MVP of the 1991 Atlanta Braves-Minnesota Twins World Series?

    • A.

      Dave Stewart

    • B.

      Orel Hershiser

    • C.

      Jack Morris

    • D.

      Tom Glavine

    Correct Answer
    C. Jack Morris
    Explanation
    Jack Morris was the MVP of the 1991 Atlanta Braves-Minnesota Twins World Series. He earned this title due to his outstanding performance throughout the series. Morris pitched a complete game in Game 7, leading the Twins to a 1-0 victory and securing the championship for his team. He allowed only seven hits and struck out eight batters, demonstrating his dominance on the mound. Morris' exceptional performance in the decisive game made him the clear choice for MVP.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the MVP of the 1985 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals?

    • A.

      Dave Stewart

    • B.

      Bret Saberhagen

    • C.

      Jose Rijo

    • D.

      Darrell Porter

    Correct Answer
    B. Bret Saberhagen
    Explanation
    Bret Saberhagen was named the MVP of the 1985 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals. Saberhagen had an outstanding performance in the series, pitching two complete games and allowing only one run in each game. He also had a total of 10 strikeouts and played a crucial role in helping the Royals win their first World Series title in franchise history.

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