Special Sub-Topic: Baseball Brain Buzzers
|In what year was Frank Thomas (the Outfielder), born?|
1929. Frank Thomas, played for Pirates, Reds, Cubs, M. Braves, Mets, Phillies, and Astros in his career. He ranked 5th in the Pirates' history with 163 HR.
|Orlando Cepeda: with which Major League team did he start his baseball?|
San Francisco Giants. He started with the Giants in 1958-66, moved to the Card's, then to the Braves, A's, Red Sox, and Royals. He played a total of 17 years of baseball!
|How many World Series teams did Orlando Cepeda play for?|
3. The World Series years were: 1962 (Giant), 1967 and 1968 (both with the Cardinals).
|Name the two teams that Carl Erskine pitched for?|
Brooklyn and Los Angeles. He started his baseball career in 1948. He led the Dodgers with 18 victories in 1954.
|In what year was Ferguson Jenkins (Pitcher) inducted into the Hall of Fame?|
1991. Ferguson Jenkins (pitcher) was selected to a total of 3 All-star teams (1967, 1971, 1972). He retired as the Major League's 6th leading all-time strikeout ace.
|Cesar Cedeno: what is the first team that Cesar Cedeno played for?|
Houston Astros. He started his baseball career with the Houston Astros in 1970. He played with them until 1981. The other three teams he played outfield for were: Reds, Cardinals, and Dodgers.
|How many All-star teams was Richie Ashburn selected to?|
5. He was selected to the All-Star teams of 1948, 1951, 1953, 1958, and 1962. He played for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1948-1959, the Chicago Cubs in 1960 and 1961, and ended with the New York Mets in 1962.
|Which player scored over 80 runs in 12 straight seasons from 1949 to 1960?|
Richie Ashburn. Richie Ashburn captured the National League Stolen Base title as a Rookie in 1948 with 32 steals.
|What year was Johnny Mize inducted into the Hall of Fame?|
1981. Johnny Mize (1st Baseman) started his baseball career with the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, and then the New York Yankees. He started in the years 1936 to 1941 with the Cards. He played for the New York Giants in 1942, and 1946 to 1949.
|What Hall of Famer played on 5 straight Yankees' World Championship teams from 1949 to 1953?|
Johnny Mize. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1981, and named to a total of 10 All-Star teams (1937, 1939, 1940-41-42, 1946-47-48-49, and 1953).
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