Special Sub-Topic: Baseball Players Born in Iowa
|What Hall of Famer was born in Marshalltown, Iowa?|
Cap Anson. He was born on April 11, 1852, and he died on April 14, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois. He played for 27 seasons from 1871 - 1897. He had 582 doubles, 142 triples, and 97 homeruns.
|What player, who led the league in sac hits in 1955, was born in Davenport, IA?|
Gene Baker. He was born on June 15, 1925, in Davenport, Iowa, and died on December 1, 1999, in Davenport, Iowa. In 1955, he hit 18 sac hits. He was also an All Star that year. He played in the post season with Pittsburgh in 1960.
|What member of the Hall of Fame was born in Sioux City in 1891?|
Dave Bancroft. He was born on April 20, 1891, in Sioux City, and died on October 9, 1972, in Superior, Wisconsin. He played from 1915-1930 with Philadelphia Phillies, New York Giants, Boston Braves, and Brooklyn Robins.
|What pitcher for Milwaukee Brewers (AL) and Chicago White Sox, was born in Cedar Rapids?|
Cal Eldred. He was born on November 24, 1967, in Cedar Rapids. He pitched with Milwaukee from 1991-1999, with a record of 64-65, then he pitched with the Chicago White Sox 2000-2001, with a record of 10-3.
|Where was Al Epperly born?|
Glidden. He played 9 games with the Chicago Cubs in 1930, 2-0 with one complete game. Then in 1950, he pitched 5 games with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
|Where was Hall of Famer Red Farber born?|
Cascade. He was born on September 6, 1888, and died on September 26, 1976, in Chicago, Illinois. He played with the Chicago White Sox from 1914-1933. He played in one World Series in 1917. His ERA was 2.33 and he won 3-1. He led league in ERA in 1921 (2.48) and 1922 (2.81).
|What Hall of Famer was born in Van Meter?|
Bob Feller & Feller. He pitched with Cleveland from 1936-1956, 18 seasons missing 1942-1944. He had a record of 266-162. He also had 279 complete games.
|What 2002 Chicago Cubs pitcher was born in Council Bluffs?|
Jon Lieber. He pitched 21 games with an ERA of 3.70. In 2002, he won 6 and lost 8. He pitched 141.0 innings. He gave up 12 base on balls and 87 strikeouts.
|What was the nickname of the player from Vinton?|
Bing. He was born on August 30, 1894, and died May 7, 1966, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He played in 1820 games and had 6212 at-bats. He had a lifetime batting average of .311. He played with Washington Senators, Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns, and Boston Red Sox.
|What 1984 All Star was born in Cedar Rapids?|
Mike Boddicker. He was born on August 23, 1957. He was a pitcher for Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, and the Milwaukee Brewers. He had a lifetime record of 134-116.
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