The Baseball Challenge Quiz! Trivia

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The Baseball Challenge Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who became Commissioner of Major League Baseball on November 17, 1965?
    • A. 

      Happy Chandler

    • B. 

      Bowie Kuhn

    • C. 

      William Eckert

    • D. 

      Ford Frick

  • 2. 
    What pitcher struck out the first 9 hitters he faced in a single game?
    • A. 

      Nolan Ryan

    • B. 

      Sandy Koufax

    • C. 

      Randy Johnson

    • D. 

      Mickey Welch

  • 3. 
    What Major League team had the mascot, "The Crab"?
    • A. 

      Boston Red Sox

    • B. 

      Seattle Mariners

    • C. 

      San Francisco Giants

    • D. 

      Seattle Pilots

  • 4. 
    Other than Reggie Jackson, which of these Major Leaguers had a candy bar named for him?
    • A. 

      Babe Ruth

    • B. 

      Joe DiMaggio

    • C. 

      Hack Wilson

    • D. 

      Ty Cobb

  • 5. 
    Who did Dizzy Dean last pitch for?
    • A. 

      Chicago Cubs

    • B. 

      St. Louis Browns

    • C. 

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • D. 

      New York Yankees

  • 6. 
    At what college did the "7th inning stretch" originate?
    • A. 

      Bowdoin College

    • B. 

      Manhattan College

    • C. 

      University Of New York

    • D. 

      Fordham University

  • 7. 
    In what Major League park would you have found, "Duffy's Cliff"?
    • A. 

      Shibe Park

    • B. 

      Wrigley Field

    • C. 

      Crosley Field

    • D. 

      Fenway Park

  • 8. 
    Who was the catcher for Babe Ruth's last pitched game and Ted Williams only pitching appearance?
    • A. 

      Joe Glenn

    • B. 

      Phil Masi

    • C. 

      Frank House

    • D. 

      Clyde Klutts

  • 9. 
    What professional pitcher was nicknamed "Noodles"?
    • A. 

      Waite Hoyt

    • B. 

      Frank Hahn

    • C. 

      Al McBean

    • D. 

      Fred Norman

  • 10. 
    What pitcher was first to win 20 games with a last place team?
    • A. 

      Rick Reuschel

    • B. 

      Joe Niekro

    • C. 

      Frank Hahn

    • D. 

      Steve Carlton

  • 11. 
    What pitcher had a record of 3-21 in 1954?
    • A. 

      Billy Hoeft

    • B. 

      Don Larsen

    • C. 

      Max Lanier

    • D. 

      Hoyt Wilhelm

  • 12. 
    What team did Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Eddie Plank win his 300th win as a member of?
    • A. 

      Chicago Whales

    • B. 

      Boston Bees

    • C. 

      St. Louis Terriers

    • D. 

      Philadelphia Blue Jays

  • 13. 
    Who was the first Major Leaguer to veto a trade with the "10 and 5 Rule"?
    • A. 

      Willie Davis

    • B. 

      Sal Bando

    • C. 

      Mark Belanger

    • D. 

      Ron Santo

  • 14. 
    In baseball, who was the "Naugatuck Nugget"?
    • A. 

      Frank Shea

    • B. 

      Lou Klimchock

    • C. 

      Si Johnson

    • D. 

      Bill Gogolewski

  • 15. 
    Who hit a grand slam off Bob Gibson's final career pitch?
    • A. 

      Pete La Cock

    • B. 

      Jay Johnstone

    • C. 

      Tim McCarver

    • D. 

      Ron Swoboda

  • 16. 
    What pitcher hit a grand slam in the American and National Leagues?
    • A. 

      Lynwood Rowe

    • B. 

      Jack Coombs

    • C. 

      Ken Holtzman

    • D. 

      Milt Pappas

  • 17. 
    Who was the last pitcher to hit a grand slam in the American League before the advent of the designated hitter?
    • A. 

      Steve Dunning

    • B. 

      Catfish Hunter

    • C. 

      Dave McNally

    • D. 

      Hank Fischer

  • 18. 
    Who was called the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League"?
    • A. 

      Benny Kauff

    • B. 

      Dutch Zwilling

    • C. 

      Ed Konetchy

    • D. 

      Rube Oldring

  • 19. 
    Who was the first pitcher to hit a grand slam in the same season that he threw a perfect game?
    • A. 

      Don Larsen

    • B. 

      Catfish Hunter

    • C. 

      Robin Roberts

    • D. 

      Jim Bunning

  • 20. 
    What Negro League star was nicknamed "El Maestro"?
    • A. 

      Satchel Paige

    • B. 

      Judy Johnson

    • C. 

      Josh Gibson

    • D. 

      Martin Dihigo

  • 21. 
    Who was the first player in the Major Leagues to hit over 10 doubles, 10 triples, 10 home runs, and steal over 10 bases 4 years in a row?
    • A. 

      Juan Samuel

    • B. 

      Willie Mays

    • C. 

      Babe Ruth

    • D. 

      Wade Boggs

  • 22. 
    Who is the first Major Leaguer to drive in more than 100 runs during a season, without the benefit of hitting a home run?
    • A. 

      Dan Brouthers

    • B. 

      Lave Cross

    • C. 

      Sam Mertes

    • D. 

      Tommy Leach

  • 23. 
    What Major League franchise was first to have a million customers pass through their turnstiles in a season?
    • A. 

      Brooklyn Dodgers

    • B. 

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • C. 

      Chicago Cubs

    • D. 

      New York Yankees

  • 24. 
    Who was the first African American to throw a no-hitter in the Majors?
    • A. 

      Dave Hoskins

    • B. 

      Dan Bankhead

    • C. 

      Sam Jones

    • D. 

      Don Newcombe

  • 25. 
    Excluding Babe Ruth, what pitcher has had the most hits in a single baseball season?
    • A. 

      Bob Lemon

    • B. 

      George Uhle

    • C. 

      Wes Ferrell

    • D. 

      Walter Johnson