Ted Williams Quiz

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Ted Williams Quiz

Test your knowledge about Ted Williams


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ted Williams played for which of these teams in 1946?
    • A. 

      Oakland A's

    • B. 

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • C. 

      Baltimore Orioles

    • D. 

      Boston Red Sox

  • 2. 
    What connection did Thornton Lee have to Ron Lee in addition to each giving up a homer to Ted Williams?
    • A. 

      Father And Son

    • B. 

      Brothers

    • C. 

      Uncle And Nephew

    • D. 

      Cousins

  • 3. 
    Where did baseball great Ted Williams grow up?
    • A. 

      San Diego, CA

    • B. 

      Miami, FL

    • C. 

      Newark, NJ

    • D. 

      Boston, MA

  • 4. 
    In what year was Ted Williams born?
    • A. 

      1940

    • B. 

      1918

    • C. 

      1930

    • D. 

      1895

  • 5. 
    What was Ted Williams career batting average?
    • A. 

      0.344

    • B. 

      0.451

    • C. 

      0.251

    • D. 

      0.3

  • 6. 
    In which year did baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams retire?
    • A. 

      1961

    • B. 

      1962

    • C. 

      1960

    • D. 

      1957

  • 7. 
    How many consecutive times did Ted Williams reach base in 1957?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      16

  • 8. 
    What team offered Ted Williams $125,000 to be a pinch-hitter after his retirement?
    • A. 

      Chicago Cubs

    • B. 

      New York Yankees

    • C. 

      New York Mets

    • D. 

      Baltimore Orioles

  • 9. 
    What team offered Ted Williams its manager's job immediately after he retired?
    • A. 

      Chicago Cubs

    • B. 

      New York Yankees

    • C. 

      Detroit Tigers

    • D. 

      Chicago White Sox

  • 10. 
    How many different parts of MLB seasons did Ted Williams miss due to military service?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Three

  • 11. 
    What was Ted Williams' batting average before the last day of the 1941 season which he ended at .406?
    • A. 

      0.40877

    • B. 

      0.39955

    • C. 

      0.40586

    • D. 

      0.39685

  • 12. 
    What did Ted Williams promote with much of his Hall of Fame induction speech?
    • A. 

      Baseball Expansion

    • B. 

      Induction Of Negro League Players

    • C. 

      His TV Fishing Show

    • D. 

      Little League Baseball

  • 13. 
    How many times did Ted Williams win the American League Triple Crown?
    • A. 

      Twice

    • B. 

      Four Times

    • C. 

      Once

    • D. 

      Never

  • 14. 
    What was Ted Williams career earned run average?
    • A. 

      2.5

    • B. 

      4.5

    • C. 

      1.09

    • D. 

      6

  • 15. 
    In what year did Ted Williams appear as a pitcher for the Red Sox?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1940

    • C. 

      1946

    • D. 

      1950

  • 16. 
    In how many seasons did Ted Williams have a batting average over .400?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 17. 
    In what years did Ted Williams win the Triple Crown?
    • A. 

      1941 And 1946

    • B. 

      1940 And 1945

    • C. 

      1948 And 1952

    • D. 

      1942 And 1947

  • 18. 
    What pitcher did Ted Williams hit his only inside-the-park home run against?
    • A. 

      Sal Maglie

    • B. 

      Billy Pierce

    • C. 

      Lon Warneke

    • D. 

      Red Embree

  • 19. 
    Who did Ted Williams hit his first career home run off?
    • A. 

      Lefty Gomez

    • B. 

      Bud Thomas

    • C. 

      Ken Chase

    • D. 

      Ted Lyons

  • 20. 
    What company did Ted Williams sign with immediately after his retirement from baseball?
    • A. 

      Sears And Roebuck

    • B. 

      Coca Cola

    • C. 

      Rawlings

    • D. 

      NBC Broadcasting

  • 21. 
    Who did Ted Williams get his first Major League hit off?
    • A. 

      Howie Pollet

    • B. 

      Mel Harder

    • C. 

      Fred Baczewski

    • D. 

      Red Ruffing

  • 22. 
    What pitcher did Ted Williams hit his most career home runs off?
    • A. 

      Howie Judson

    • B. 

      Ned Garver

    • C. 

      Bill Zuber

    • D. 

      Virgil Trucks