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Quiz about White Sox or Red Sox Hall of Famer

White Sox or Red Sox Hall of Famer? Quiz


Many baseball greats have played for the Chicago White Sox or the Boston Red Sox. Classify which Hall of Fame players excelled for each team. Good luck!

A classification quiz by Triviaballer. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Triviaballer
Time
3 mins
Type
Classify Quiz
Quiz #
416,040
Updated
Apr 02 24
# Qns
12
Difficulty
Very Easy
Avg Score
12 / 12
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Boston Red Sox
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Frank Thomas Wade Boggs Jim Rice Carl Yastrzemski Red Faber Eddie Collins David Ortiz Pedro Martinez Minnie Miņoso Ted Williams Harold Baines Nellie Fox

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Wade Boggs

Answer: Boston Red Sox

Wade Boggs was born in 1958 and 11 of his 18 seasons in the MLB were for the Boston Red Sox. Boggs was an elite left-handed hitter with a lifetime batting average of .328 and more than 3,000 career hits. Boggs appeared in 12 straight All-Star games as a third baseman, had his #26 retired by the Boston Red Sox and he was inducted as a first ballot Hall of Famer in 2005.
2. Minnie Miņoso

Answer: Chicago White Sox

Minnie Miņoso was born in Perico, Cuba in 1923 and he made his MLB debut in 1949. Miņoso was the first Afro-Latino to play in the MLB and he played for the Chicago White Sox for 12 seasons. Miņoso exhibited both power and speed as a left fielder. He retired with a career batting average of .299, he collected more than 2,100 hits, on three Gold Glove Awards and led the league in stolen bases three times. Miņoso was elected to the MLB Hall of Fame by the Golden Days Era Committee in 2022, seven years after his death.
3. Red Faber

Answer: Chicago White Sox

Urban Clarence 'Red' Faber was born in 1888 and he was a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox from 1914 to 1933. Faber was a member of the team when the White Sox won the 1917 World Series yet he missed the infamous 1919 World Series (Black Sox Scandal) due to injury. Eventually Faber was inducted to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee in 1964.
4. Frank Thomas

Answer: Chicago White Sox

Nicknamed 'The Big Hurt' due to his size and power, Frank Thomas played for the Chicago White Sox from 1990 to 2005. From 1991 to 1997, Thomas became the first player in MLB history with seven straight seasons with a .300+ batting average, 100+ RBIs, 100+ runs scored, 100+ walks and 20+ home runs.

He primarily played as a designated hitter and he won the AL MVP in 1993 and 1994. Thomas was a first ballot Hall of Famer when he was received the honor in 2014.
5. Ted Williams

Answer: Boston Red Sox

Ted Williams was born in 1918 and he had a storied career for the Boston Red Sox from 1939-42 and 1946-1960. During the years 1943 to 1945, Williams served in the Navy and Marine Corps during World War II. Williams was a left fielder and had a legendary playing career as he racked up 19 All-Star game appearances, six batting titles and he set a record with a career on-base percentage of .482.

He was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame on the first ballot in 1966.
6. Pedro Martinez

Answer: Boston Red Sox

Listed at just 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m ) and 170 pounds (77 kg), Pedro Martinez was uncharacteristically small for a power pitcher. Even so, he was a dominating pitcher for the Boston Red Sox from 1998 to 2004 and he helped the team win the 2004 World Series ending a championship drought dating back to 1918. Martinez was born in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic in 1971 and he finished his career with 3,154 strikeouts, 219 wins, a 2.93 ERA and three Cy Young Awards. Martinez also pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos and the New York Mets and he was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2015 on the first ballot.
7. Carl Yastrzemski

Answer: Boston Red Sox

Carl Yastrzemski was nicknamed 'Yaz' and he played his entire 23-year career with the Boston Red Sox. Yaz primarily played as a left fielder where he won seven Gold Glove Awards. He was an All-Star 18 times, won a Triple Crown and MVP in 1967 and finished his career with 3,419 hits. Yaz was elected to the Hall of Fame on the first ballot in 1989.
8. Jim Rice

Answer: Boston Red Sox

Jim Rice was born in 1953 and he played for the Boston Red Sox for 16 seasons from 1974-1989. He played the positions of left fielder and designated hitter and from 1975 to 1986 he led the league in hits, RBIs and total bases. Rice finished his career with 382 home runs and he was elected to the Hall of Fame on the 15th ballot in 2009.
9. Harold Baines

Answer: Chicago White Sox

Harold Baines was born in 1959 and he played for the Chicago White Sox for 14 of his 22 seasons as a player. Baines was the first selection in the 1977 MLB Draft and he played the positions of designated hitter and right fielder. Baines was a six-time All-Star as a player and after his career he was also a coach for the Chicago White Sox from 2004 to 2015.

He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2019 by the Today's Game Era Committee.
10. Eddie Collins

Answer: Chicago White Sox

Eddie Collins was born in 1887 and he played 13 seasons for the Philadelphia Athletics and 12 seasons for the Chicago White Sox. He was a second baseman and in spite of hitting just 47 home runs, he racked up 3,315 hits in his career. Collins won six World Series titles and he led the league in stolen bases four times. During three seasons with the Chicago White Sox (1924-26), he functioned as a player-manager. Collins was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1939 on the fourth ballot.
11. David Ortiz

Answer: Boston Red Sox

Nicknamed 'Big Papi', David Ortiz was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in 1975. He played for the Boston Red Sox from 2003 to 2016 as a designated hitter and first baseman. Ortiz was known for his great play in clutch situations during which he had 11 career walk-off regular season home runs and two in the 2004 playoffs propelling his team to a World Series title. Ortiz was a very popular player with fans and he was a 10-time All-Star. Ortiz was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2022 on the first ballot.
12. Nellie Fox

Answer: Chicago White Sox

Nellie Fox was born in 1927 and he played 14 of his 19 seasons with the Chicago White Sox. Fox as known as being a great fielding second baseman and he only struck out 216 times on 10,351 plate appearances which was one of the lowest rates at the time of his retirement. Fox finished his career with 15 All-Star appearances and 2,663 hits.

He was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee in 1997.
Source: Author Triviaballer

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