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  • 1. 

    Which pitcher had the most strikeouts during the 1970s?

    • A.

      Nolan Ryan

    • B.

      Phil Niekro

    • C.

      Steve Carlton

    • D.

      Don Sutton

    Correct Answer
    A. Nolan Ryan
    Explanation
    Nolan Ryan had the most strikeouts during the 1970s. He was known for his exceptional pitching skills and had a powerful fastball that helped him accumulate a high number of strikeouts. Throughout his career, Ryan was consistently among the league leaders in strikeouts, and his dominance on the mound during the 1970s solidified his reputation as one of the greatest pitchers of all time.

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  • 2. 

    Randy Johnson pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1999?

    • A.

      Arizona Diamondbacks

    • B.

      Oakland A's

    • C.

      Detroit Tigers

    • D.

      New York Yankees

    Correct Answer
    A. Arizona Diamondbacks
    Explanation
    In 1999, Randy Johnson pitched for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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  • 3. 

    Greg Maddux pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1995?

    • A.

      Kansas City Royals

    • B.

      Atlanta Braves

    • C.

      New York Yankees

    • D.

      San Diego Padres

    Correct Answer
    B. Atlanta Braves
    Explanation
    In 1995, Greg Maddux pitched for the Atlanta Braves.

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  • 4. 

    Tom Glavine pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1991?

    • A.

      Atlanta Braves

    • B.

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • C.

      New York Mets

    • D.

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    Correct Answer
    A. Atlanta Braves
    Explanation
    In 1991, Tom Glavine pitched for the Atlanta Braves.

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  • 5. 

    Orel Hershiser pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1988?

    • A.

      Oakland A's

    • B.

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    • C.

      Arizona Diamondbacks

    • D.

      Milwaukee Brewers

    Correct Answer
    B. Los Angeles Dodgers
    Explanation
    In 1988, Orel Hershiser pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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  • 6. 

    Tom Seaver pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1975?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • B.

      Arizona Diamondbacks

    • C.

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • D.

      New York Mets

    Correct Answer
    D. New York Mets
    Explanation
    In 1975, Tom Seaver pitched for the New York Mets.

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  • 7. 

    Bob Gibson pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1970?

    • A.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • B.

      New York Mets

    • C.

      Montreal Expos

    • D.

      Kansas City Royals

    Correct Answer
    A. St. Louis Cardinals
    Explanation
    In 1970, Bob Gibson pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals.

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  • 8. 

    Roger Clemens pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 2001?

    • A.

      Atlanta Braves

    • B.

      New York Yankees

    • C.

      Kansas City Royals

    • D.

      Baltimore Orioles

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Yankees
    Explanation
    In 2001, Roger Clemens pitched for the New York Yankees.

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  • 9. 

    Roger Clemens pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1997?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • B.

      Baltimore Orioles

    • C.

      Toronto Blue Jays

    • D.

      New York Mets

    Correct Answer
    C. Toronto Blue Jays
    Explanation
    In 1997, Roger Clemens pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays.

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  • 10. 

    Dennis Eckersley pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1992?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • B.

      Detroit Tigers

    • C.

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    • D.

      Oakland A's

    Correct Answer
    D. Oakland A's
    Explanation
    In 1992, Dennis Eckersley pitched for the Oakland A's.

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  • 11. 

    Rollie Fingers pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1981?

    • A.

      Milwaukee Brewers

    • B.

      San Francisco Giants

    • C.

      Boston Red Sox

    • D.

      Kansas City Royals

    Correct Answer
    A. Milwaukee Brewers
    Explanation
    In 1981, Rollie Fingers pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers.

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  • 12. 

    Ron Guidry pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1978?

    • A.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • B.

      Minnesota Twins

    • C.

      Arizona Diamondbacks

    • D.

      New York Yankees

    Correct Answer
    D. New York Yankees
    Explanation
    In 1978, Ron Guidry pitched for the New York Yankees.

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  • 13. 

    Jim Palmer pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1976?

    • A.

      Baltimore Orioles

    • B.

      Boston Red Sox

    • C.

      Oakland A's

    • D.

      Chicago Cubs

    Correct Answer
    A. Baltimore Orioles
    Explanation
    Jim Palmer pitched for the Baltimore Orioles in 1976.

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  • 14. 

    Jim Hunter pitched for which Major League Baseball team in 1974?

    • A.

      Oakland A's

    • B.

      New York Mets

    • C.

      Chicago Cubs

    • D.

      Atlanta Braves

    Correct Answer
    A. Oakland A's
    Explanation
    In 1974, Jim Hunter pitched for the Oakland A's.

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  • 15. 

    Hank Greenberg played for which of these teams in 1935?

    • A.

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • B.

      Detroit Tigers

    • C.

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    • D.

      Cleveland Indians

    Correct Answer
    B. Detroit Tigers
    Explanation
    Hank Greenberg played for the Detroit Tigers in 1935.

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  • 16. 

    For which of these teams did Phil Rizzuto play in 1950?

    • A.

      Chicago Cubs

    • B.

      Seattle Mariners

    • C.

      New York Yankees

    • D.

      Cincinnati Reds

    Correct Answer
    C. New York Yankees
    Explanation
    Phil Rizzuto played for the New York Yankees in 1950.

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  • 17. 

    Which team did Yogi Berra play for in 1955?

    • A.

      Cincinnati Reds

    • B.

      Detroit Tigers

    • C.

      Boston Red Sox

    • D.

      New York Yankees

    Correct Answer
    D. New York Yankees
    Explanation
    In 1955, Yogi Berra played for the New York Yankees.

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  • 18. 

    Brooks Robinson played for which of these teams in 1964?

    • A.

      Chicago Cubs

    • B.

      Cincinnati Reds

    • C.

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • D.

      Baltimore Orioles

    Correct Answer
    D. Baltimore Orioles
    Explanation
    Brooks Robinson played for the Baltimore Orioles in 1964.

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  • 19. 

    Harmon Killebrew played for which of these teams in 1969?

    • A.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • B.

      New York Yankees

    • C.

      Oakland A's

    • D.

      Minnesota Twins

    Correct Answer
    D. Minnesota Twins
    Explanation
    In 1969, Harmon Killebrew played for the Minnesota Twins.

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  • 20. 

    Boog Powell played for which of these teams in 1970?

    • A.

      Baltimore Orioles

    • B.

      Texas Rangers

    • C.

      Chicago Cubs

    • D.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    Correct Answer
    A. Baltimore Orioles
    Explanation
    Boog Powell played for the Baltimore Orioles in 1970.

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  • 21. 

    Ken Griffey, Jr. played for which of these teams in 1997?

    • A.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • B.

      Seattle Mariners

    • C.

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • D.

      New York Yankees

    Correct Answer
    B. Seattle Mariners
    Explanation
    In 1997, Ken Griffey, Jr. played for the Seattle Mariners.

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  • 22. 

    Steve Garvey played for which of these teams in 1974?

    • A.

      Brooklyn Dodgers

    • B.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • C.

      Oakland A's

    • D.

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    Correct Answer
    D. Los Angeles Dodgers
    Explanation
    In 1974, Steve Garvey played for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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  • 23. 

    Dave Parker played for which of these teams in 1978?

    • A.

      Brooklyn Dodgers

    • B.

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • C.

      Detroit Tigers

    • D.

      St. Louis Cardinals

    Correct Answer
    B. Pittsburgh Pirates
    Explanation
    Dave Parker played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1978.

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  • 24. 

    Mike Schmidt played for which of these teams in 1986?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • B.

      Boston Red Sox

    • C.

      Baltimore Orioles

    • D.

      New York Yankees

    Correct Answer
    A. Philadelphia Phillies
    Explanation
    In 1986, Mike Schmidt played for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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  • 25. 

    Barry Bonds played for which of these teams in 2001?

    • A.

      San Francisco Giants

    • B.

      Cincinnati Reds

    • C.

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • D.

      New York Yankees

    Correct Answer
    A. San Francisco Giants
    Explanation
    Barry Bonds played for the San Francisco Giants in 2001.

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  • 26. 

    Which baseball player won the 1987 American League Rookie of the Year Award?

    • A.

      Benito Santiago

    • B.

      Chris Sabo

    • C.

      Mark McGwire

    • D.

      Jerome Walton

    Correct Answer
    C. Mark McGwire
    Explanation
    Mark McGwire won the 1987 American League Rookie of the Year Award because he had an outstanding season as a rookie. In 1987, McGwire played for the Oakland Athletics and had an impressive performance, hitting 49 home runs, which set a new rookie record. He also had a batting average of .289 and drove in 118 runs. McGwire's exceptional power and offensive contributions made him the clear choice for the Rookie of the Year Award that year.

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  • 27. 

    Which player won the 1984 National League Rookie of the Year Award?

    • A.

      Dave Righetti

    • B.

      Ozzie Guillen

    • C.

      Ron Kittle

    • D.

      Dwight Gooden

    Correct Answer
    D. Dwight Gooden
    Explanation
    Dwight Gooden won the 1984 National League Rookie of the Year Award.

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  • 28. 

    Which baseball team did Dave Righetti play for in 1981?

    • A.

      Kansas City Royals

    • B.

      New York Yankees

    • C.

      New York Mets

    • D.

      Baltimore Orioles

    Correct Answer
    B. New York Yankees
    Explanation
    Dave Righetti played for the New York Yankees in 1981.

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  • 29. 

    Which baseball team did Eddie Murray play for in 1977?

    • A.

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    • B.

      Chicago White Sox

    • C.

      Baltimore Orioles

    • D.

      Boston Red Sox

    Correct Answer
    C. Baltimore Orioles
    Explanation
    Eddie Murray played for the Baltimore Orioles in 1977.

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  • 30. 

    For which baseball team did Scott Rolen play in 1997?

    • A.

      Baltimore Orioles

    • B.

      Philadelphia Phillies

    • C.

      Los Angeles Dodgers

    • D.

      Minnesota Twins

    Correct Answer
    B. Philadelphia Phillies
    Explanation
    Scott Rolen played for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1997.

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