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Creams of the Crop

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Creams of the Crop game quiz
"A baseball award is given to the most outstanding person who did something. Let's see if you can recognize these award winners in this all multiple choice quiz. Good luck! :-)"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. From 1963-1966, I won nine pitching awards. They included three Cy Young Awards, three Triple Crowns, one National League season MVP, and two World Series MVPs. Who am I?
    Don Newcombe
    Denny McLain
    Sandy Koufax
    Bob Gibson

2. In 1998, I took the glory away from Mark McGwire and his 70 home runs in the season, by winning the National League MVP Award. Who am I?
    Sammy Sosa
    Derek Jeter
    Albert Pujols
    Jim Edmunds

3. In 1976, I was on top of the world. I won the Rookie of the Year Award, and was runner-up to the Cy Young Award. I threw a season record of 19-9 with the Tigers. Nicknamed 'The Bird', my wings fell off as I plummeted the rest of my career, which last only four more seasons. Who am I?
    Mickey 'The Bird' Lolich
    Mark Fidrych
    Orel Hershiser
    Rollie Fingers

4. Which of the following awards did Hank Aaron win during his career?
    National League MVP
    Rookie of the Year
    World Series MVP
    Cy Young

5. I was drafted by a manager who knew my father, and never had any intentions of me making the team. I was a Cinderella story because I became the 1993 National League Rookie of the Year! In my first 10 seasons in the big leagues, I was in the top 10 for MVP voting seven times. I played for the Dodgers and Mets. Who am I?
    Raul Mondesi
    Mike Piazza
    Steve Garvey
    Ron Cey

6. My name is Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy, more commonly known as Connie Mack. After playing for 11 seasons in my career, then retiring as a Pittsburgh Pirate, I went on to manage the Athletics for 50 seasons from 1901-1950. How many Manager of the Year Awards did I win?

7. My nickname was 'Cakes'. I won three Cy Young Awards in my career, and prevented Nolan Ryan from winning it in 1973. I pitched for 19 seasons, all with the same team. Who am I?
    Ozzie Smith
    Reggie Jackson
    Jim Palmer
    Willie Stargell

8. In Rickey Henderson's 25 seasons in Major League baseball, he won only one major award. Which award was it?
    American League MVP
    Rookie of the Year
    World Series MVP
    Cy Young Award

9. Which of the following never won a major award in their great career, including an All-Star MVP, World Series or season MVP, Cy Young Award, Rookie of the Year, or Rolaids Relief Award?
    Jose Canseco
    Bob Gibson
    John Smoltz
    Nolan Ryan

10. This player was a great power-hitting shortstop in his career. He won two consecutive MVP Awards in 1958 and 1959. In those seasons he hit 47 and 45 home runs, respectively. He went on to join the Hall of Fame ranks in 1977. Who is he?
    Joe Torre
    Frank Robinson
    Ernie Banks
    Johnny Bench

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Compiled Jun 28 12