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Anyone for Seconds?

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Anyone for Seconds game quiz
"Some fans might remember who the first was to accomplish something, but do they remember who did it the second time around without the fanfare? I hope that you find the information interesting in this tough challenge. :)"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. The great Babe Ruth was the first player in history to hit 50 home runs in a season, and did it more than once. Who was the next player to bang out 50?
    Jimmie Foxx
    Hack Wilson
    Ralph Kiner
    Hank Greenberg


2. Baseball's World Series began play in 1903 with the Boston Americans defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Chicago Cubs was the first team to win two World Series. Which team was the next to bag two for their franchise?
    New York Giants
    Detroit Tigers
    Boston Red Sox
    Philadelphia Athletics


3. Tony LaRussa won the American League's first Manager of the Year Award in 1983. Who was the next American League manager to win the award?
    Sparky Anderson
    Whitey Herzog
    Bobby Cox
    Frank Robinson


4. The term "modern day baseball" began in 1920, due to a major shake-up of rule changes for the field, pitchers, batters, etc. This was done mostly in part due to the 1919 Black Sox Scandal. The first batter to hit .400 in a season in modern day baseball was George Sisler of the St. Louis Browns. Sisler hit .407 in 1920, then .420 in 1922. There were two other players who hit over .400 in 1922. Ty Cobb was one of them. Who was the other?
    Rogers Hornsby
    Bill Terry
    Harry Heilmann
    Joe Jackson


5. The first professional and organized baseball league was the National Association in 1871. The league folded after five seasons in 1875. The league had its highlights with pitcher Al Spalding being the first-ever to win 50 games in a season, and he did it twice. Who was the next pitcher to win 50 games in a season?
    John Clarkson
    Charlie Radbourn
    Pud Galvin
    Cy Young


6. Detroit Tiger pitcher Bill Donovan was the first pitcher in history to be ejected from a World Series game in 1909. Who was the next pitcher to be given the boot during a World Series game?
    Ralph Branca
    Clay Carroll
    Joaquin Andujar
    Danny Cox


7. The great Babe Ruth was the first player to hit four home runs in a World Series. Which other Hall of Fame great was the next to do this also?
    Duke Snider
    Lou Gehrig
    Reggie Jackson
    Gene Tenace


8. Hall of Fame Washington Senator pitcher Walter Johnson was the first pitcher in history to reach 3000 strikeouts in a career. Who was the next strikeout specialist to reach this milestone?
    Bob Feller
    Bob Gibson
    Nolan Ryan
    Tom Seaver


9. Major League Baseball began in 1901 with the new American League combining forces with the existing National League. The first player in baseball history to win four consecutive batting titles was Nap Lajoie, who won them from 1901-1904. Who was the next player to win four consecutive batting crowns?
    Wade Boggs
    Ty Cobb
    Honus Wagner
    Rogers Hornsby


10. Since Major League Baseball began in 1901, the 2011 Baltimore Orioles was the first franchise to move to three different states during their history. Which 2011 team was the second franchise to move to three different states in the 20th century?
    Oakland Athletics
    Atlanta Braves
    Los Angeles Dodgers
    St. Louis Cardinals


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