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Baseball for Dummies: 1300

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Baseball for Dummies 1300 game quiz
"This 1300th quiz was created for the baseball dummies like me. There's lots of points for the taking. I hope that you learn something new. :)"

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1. This team won their 27th World Series title in 2009. Which franchise was this that set yet another record for World Series crowns?
    New York Giants
    New York Yankees
    St. Louis Cardinals
    Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers


2. Which Hall of Fame great hit his 715th career home run in 1974, to break Babe Ruth's career record?
    Albert Pujols
    Barry Bonds
    Hank Aaron
    Willie Mays


3. Which two New York based teams moved to California in 1958?
    Athletics and Giants
    Athletics and Senators
    Angels and Padres
    Dodgers and Giants


4. Which Minnesota Twin catcher in 2009 won his second consecutive batting crown?
    Bob Uecker
    Mark McGwire
    Joe Mauer
    Jose Canseco


5. Which of the following Hall of Fame greats did not play their entire career with just one team?
    Ted Williams
    Nolan Ryan
    Cal Ripken Jr
    Lou Gehrig


6. Legendary manager Connie Mack managed the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1895-1897, then took the helm of the Philadelphia Athletics for another 50 seasons. He retired in 1950. Tom Lasorda and Tony LaRussa were the first managers to win the Manager of the Year Award. How many times did Mack win the award?
    0
    8
    4
    12


7. Which team did the great Babe Ruth retire with in 1935?
    Boston Braves
    San Diego Padres
    Florida Marlins
    California Angels


8. Why was there no World Series in the 1994 season?
    The players went on strike
    Major League umpires were on strike in the entire season
    The war in the Middle East
    The American and National League commissioners could not agree on World Series rules


9. Mickey Mantle was the first switch-hitter in history to bat for the Triple Crown in 1956. Which team did he play for at the time?
    Detroit Tigers
    Cleveland Indians
    Chicago Cubs
    New York Yankees


10. Major League Baseball would see only one pitcher in the 1990s and 2000s decades win 25 games in a season. It happened in 1990 with which Oakland Athletics pitcher?
    Roy Halladay
    Josh Beckett
    C.C. Sabathia
    Bob Welch


11. Which of the following teams in the 1980s never went to a World Series?
    Philadelphia Phillies
    Detroit Tigers
    Kansas City Royals
    Montreal Expos


12. Which pitcher was the first in history to win more than one Cy Young Award?
    Dontrelle Willis
    Sandy Koufax
    Brandon Webb
    Jake Peavy


13. Which Cy Young Award winning southpaw, left the game as the number one left-hander in strikeouts, won 300+ games, and retired in early 2010?
    Randy Johnson
    Jim Palmer
    Bert Blyleven
    Juan Marichal


14. Which of these players was involved with the "Pine Tar" bat incident?
    Roger Maris
    George Brett
    Carlton Fisk
    Juan Pierre


15. In one of Major League Baseball's very unfortunate incidents, Chicago Cub fan Steve Bartman allegedly interfered with Cubs left fielder Moises Alou from catching a foul ball in a NLCS Championship Series game. Which year did this happen?
    1970
    2003
    1956
    1932


16. In 1961, Yankee Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth's season record by hitting 61 home runs in the season. Ruth had hit 60 in 1927 for 'Murderers Row'. There was only one other player who hit 50 home runs the 1961 season. Who was it?
    Bob Lemon
    Christy Mathewson
    Hal Newhouser
    Mickey Mantle


17. The 'Say Hey Kid' Willie Mays made a name for himself with the Giants. He played with the franchise for 20 loyal seasons from 1951-1972. He missed the 1953 season. Which team did the Giants trade Willie to in midseason 1972?
    Tigers
    Brewers
    Red Sox
    Mets


18. Roy Halladay pitched for 12 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays until a three-team trade sent him to which National League team in December 2009?
    Indians
    Phillies
    Yankees
    Tigers


19. Throughout the entire 20th century, only two American League teams went the 100-season distance without ever changing their team name. One team was the Detroit Tigers. Which team was the other?
    Brooklyn Dodgers
    Milwaukee Braves
    Chicago White Sox
    New York Yankees


20. Who was the first slugger in baseball history to have 4000 career hits?
    Don Drysdale
    Ty Cobb
    David Wells
    David Cone


21. Which decade saw the first round of Hall of Fame inductions?
    1890s
    1990s
    1970s
    1930s


22. Which of these players hit the most career home runs in a Giants uniform?
    Mike Piazza
    Mark McGwire
    Ernie Banks
    Willie Mays


23. Which Hall of Fame pitcher set a record for winning nine Opening Day games, and all were by shutout?
    Walter Johnson
    Lou Brock
    Roberto Clemente
    Joe Pepitone


24. Barry Bonds won an amazing seven National League MVP awards during his career. How many season MVPs did his father Bobby win?
    6
    2
    0
    4


25. There has been a lot of focus on Hall of Fame player Jackie Robinson, and that he won the first-ever Rookie of the Year Award in 1947. What team did he play for?
    New York Giants
    Brooklyn Dodgers
    San Diego Padres
    Minnesota Twins


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