Sports Trivia: A Quiz On Baseball!

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Sports Trivia: A Quiz On Baseball!

Baseball is one of the most famous sports in America, and there are many things most fans don't know about the history of the game or its most notable players. For example, did you know that an umpire is expected to remove the baseballs' shine by rubbing them in mud from one specific creek before every match? Take the quiz and learn more exciting facts about the game, famous players, and notable teams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Major League pitcher retired with 5,714 strikeouts in 5,387 innings?
    • A. 

      Steve Carlton

    • B. 

      Walter Johnson

    • C. 

      Nolan Ryan

    • D. 

      Tom Seaver

  • 2. 
    Which baseball player is nicknamed "Big Hurt"?
    • A. 

      Frank Thomas

    • B. 

      Frank Howard

    • C. 

      David Ortiz

    • D. 

      Bruce Hurst

  • 3. 
    Willie Mays is the godfather to which baseball star?
    • A. 

      Derek Jeter

    • B. 

      Bobby Bonilla

    • C. 

      Barry Bonds

    • D. 

      Dusty Baker

  • 4. 
    Who was the first player to win five Cy Young Awards?
    • A. 

      Roger Clemens

    • B. 

      Nolan Ryan

    • C. 

      David Cone

    • D. 

      Babe Ruth

  • 5. 
    How tall is Mark "Big Mac" McGwire?
    • A. 

      6 Foot 8 Inches

    • B. 

      6 Foot 5 Inches

    • C. 

      6 Foot 2 Inches

    • D. 

      6 Foot 6 Inches

  • 6. 
    Who was the first player to win the MVP in both the American and National Leagues?
    • A. 

      Billy Williams

    • B. 

      Frank Robinson

    • C. 

      Willie McCovey

    • D. 

      Dick Allen

  • 7. 
    Who did famous baseball player Ty Cobb play for?
    • A. 

      Chicago White Sox

    • B. 

      New York Yankees

    • C. 

      Brooklyn Dodgers

    • D. 

      Detroit Tigers

  • 8. 
    Who said, "I ain't never thrown an illegal pitch, it's just that some of the stuff I throw ain't never been seen by this generation"?
    • A. 

      Babe Ruth

    • B. 

      Nolan Ryan

    • C. 

      Sandy Koufax

    • D. 

      Satchel Paige

  • 9. 
    Through the 1996 season, which team has had a player earn Rookie of the Year honors the most times?
    • A. 

      Atlanta/Milwaukee Braves

    • B. 

      New York Yankees

    • C. 

      Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers

    • D. 

      St. Louis Cardinals

  • 10. 
    Which baseball player is known as "El Duque"?
    • A. 

      Mariano Rivera

    • B. 

      Hector Lopez

    • C. 

      Orlando Hernandez

    • D. 

      Al Downing

  • 11. 
    Where was baseball's Mark McGwire born?
    • A. 

      Pomona, California

    • B. 

      Oakland, California

    • C. 

      Sanford, California

    • D. 

      Salt Lake City, Utah

  • 12. 
    In the minor league organization of which Major League baseball team did Michael Jordan play?
    • A. 

      Boston Red Sox

    • B. 

      Chicago White Sox

    • C. 

      Cincinnati Reds

    • D. 

      Chicago Cubs

  • 13. 
    In 1998, Mark McGwire joined Willie Mays in holding which MLB record?
    • A. 

      Most Walks In A Season

    • B. 

      Longest Home Run

    • C. 

      Most Home Runs In National League

    • D. 

      4 Home Runs 1st 4 Games Of A Season

  • 14. 
    How many home runs did Mark McGwire hit in 1996?
    • A. 

      52

    • B. 

      58

    • C. 

      47

    • D. 

      50

  • 15. 
    Playing only 18 games his first year in the big leagues, Mark McGwire hit how many homes runs that year?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      3

  • 16. 
    Which of these baseball greats hit a grand slam in an All-Star Game?
    • A. 

      Bo Jackson

    • B. 

      Fred Lynn

    • C. 

      Jose Canseco

    • D. 

      Albert Belle

  • 17. 
    Who once said, "You hit 1 of mine, I hit 2 of yours. You hit 2 of mine, I deck 4 of yours"?
    • A. 

      Don Drysdale

    • B. 

      Fernando Valenzuela

    • C. 

      Don Sutton

    • D. 

      Sandy Koufax

  • 18. 
    Which baseball player had the most RBI's in the 1980's?
    • A. 

      Jose Canseco

    • B. 

      Jim Rice

    • C. 

      Eddie Murray

    • D. 

      Gary Carter

  • 19. 
    Which team was not in a League Championship Series in 1989?
    • A. 

      San Francisco Giants

    • B. 

      Chicago Cubs

    • C. 

      New York Yankees

    • D. 

      Oakland Athletics

  • 20. 
    In what city is the Little League World series played every August?
    • A. 

      Marshalltown, IA

    • B. 

      Kenner, LA

    • C. 

      South Williamsport, PA

    • D. 

      Bristol, CT

  • 21. 
    What baseball player held the record for most RBIs in one season until 1998?
    • A. 

      Hank Aaron

    • B. 

      Hack Wilson

    • C. 

      Reggie Jackson

    • D. 

      Babe Ruth

  • 22. 
    Who was the youngest player ever to appear on the field in MLB's modern era?
    • A. 

      Sandy Koufax

    • B. 

      Joe Nuxhall

    • C. 

      Mickey Mantle

    • D. 

      Bob Feller

  • 23. 
    Who was the Yankees' first baseman before Lou Gehrig?
    • A. 

      Wally Pipp

    • B. 

      Dan Brouthers

    • C. 

      Babe Dahlgren

    • D. 

      Roger Connor

  • 24. 
    For which team did Mike Piazza never play during the 1998 season?
    • A. 

      Expos

    • B. 

      Marlins

    • C. 

      Dodgers

    • D. 

      Mets

  • 25. 
    In what year and city was major-league baseball first played in a domed stadium?
    • A. 

      1994, Seattle

    • B. 

      1978, Atlanta

    • C. 

      1984, Minneapolis

    • D. 

      1965, Houston