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"All multiple choice about some famous players and their nicknames, made for a dummy like me. I hope that you enjoy it! :-)"
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Ty Cobb set many records in his career, and he ended up in the Hall of Fame. What was his nickname?
Orel Hershiser played most of his career with the Dodgers. He earned his nickname because he was ready to pitch, no matter what day it was. What was his nickname?
Rough 'n Ready
Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles was nicknamed "Iron Horse" for his consecutive game streak. However, the player whose game record he broke was also nicknamed "Iron Horse". Who was this Yankee great?
From 1940-1958, Harold Reese was a Dodger shortstop and was a 10-time all-star. He eventually made it to the Hall of Fame. What was his nickname?
A career Baltimore Oriole pitcher, he won three Cy Young awards. Who is this Hall of Famer nicknamed, "Cakes"?
Baseball's first four-time Cy Young winner was Steve Carlton. What was his nickname?
This Hall of Fame pitcher played in 634 games as a Giant, and his final one as a Cincinnati Red. Who was this nicknamed "Big Six" and "The Christian Gentleman"?
Ty Cobb would have won 13 consecutive batting titles if Nap Lajoie didn't interrupt his streak, along with another Hall of Famer nicknamed the "Grey Eagle". Who was this?
After 15 seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers, Paul Molitor found himself in the World Series as a Toronto Blue Jay, and won the series MVP award. What is his nickname?
Leo Durocher played from 1925-1945, mostly as a shortstop. He later became a manager with the Brooklyn Dodgers and earned his nickname of what?
Leo the Lip
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