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  Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I am, like most baseball fans, a statistics hound. Roger Clemens's career statistics are incredible, so here's a quick quiz on the Rocket. If you memorize the stats like me, you'll have an easy time. All answers are as of the start of the 2004 season.
Tough, 15 Qns, Misregistered, Jul 26 06
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  Roger Clemens - 2004 Cy Young    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Roger Clemens won the Cy Young Award in the National League for 2004. This quiz should be easy.
Average, 10 Qns, jmoskow, Nov 10 04
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Roger Clemens Trivia Questions

1. When Roger Clemens won 20 games in 2001, it was the _____ time he had won 20 (or more) games in a single season?

From Quiz
Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: 6th

Clemens won 20 or more in 1986 (24), 1987 (20), 1990 (21), 1997 (21), 1998 (20) and 2001 (20).

2. In 1990, the Rocket had one of his greatest seasons, going 21-6 with a 1.93 ERA. However, he failed to win the Cy Young Award that year. Who did?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: Bob Welch & Bob Welsh & Welch & Welsh

Welch won 27 games in 1990, and although he had a much higher ERA he took 15 1st place Cy Young votes, to Clemens's 8.

3. Clemens is best known for his power-pitching, especially his fastball. In how many seasons has he struck out 300 or more batters?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: 0

Rocketman has never struck out 300 batter, his highest being 292 in 1997.

4. The 2001 season saw Clemens finish, in the top 3 in voting for the Cy Young, for the 8th time. Of those 8 he won 6 awards. The first time he was in the top 3 and didn't win was 1990. What was the second year he finished in the top 3 but didn't win?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: 1992

In 1992 Clemens went 18-11 with a 2.41 ERA. He finished third in the Cy Young voting behind Dennis Eckersley (7-1, 1.91 ERA and 51 saves) and Jack McDowell (20-10, 3.18 ERA).

5. 2003 was Clemens's 14th season with 30 or more starts. Of those 14 seasons, how many seasons was his ERA under 3.00?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: 8

Clemens had 30 or more starts 14 times between 1986 and 2003. In 8 of those seasons his ERA was under 3.00, and only once was it over 4.00 (1999).

6. In 1997 Clemens led the league in shutouts, with 3. In how many previous seasons had he led the league in shutouts?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: 5

Roger led the league in shutouts in 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991 and 1992. His career high was 8 shutouts in 1988.

7. In the 2003 season Clemens struck out 190 batters, to take him through the 4000 mark: at the end of the season he had struck out 4099 batters. At that time, how many other pitchers in baseball history had stuck out more?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: 2

At the end of the 2003 season, Clemens was third on the all-time strikout list with 4099, only 37 behind Steve Carlton on 4136. He still needed over 1600 to catch Nolan Ryan in the #1 spot with 5714.

8. In 1986, on top of winning the Cy Young Award, Clemens also won the award as the League's Most Valuable Player. He has never won it again, but he did finish third in the voting in one subsequent season. Which year was it?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: 1990

Clemens finished third in the MVP voting in 1990, behind Rickey Henderson and Cecil Fielder. He was 10th in the voting in 1991 (won by Cal Ripken Jr.), 10th again in 1997 (won by Ken Griffey Jr.), and 8th in 2001 (won by Ichiro Suzuki).

9. During the 18 seasons from 1986 and 2003, how many times did Clemens finish in the top 10 in the league in strikeouts recorded?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: 16

Clemens was in the top 10 in strikeouts for 16 of the 18 seasons (leading the league 5 times), missing the top ten in 1993 and 1995.

10. Clemens was the first man in baseball history to _________ ?

From Quiz Roger Clemens - Stats Insanity

Answer: strike out 20 men in a nine-inning game

Clemens has struck out 20 men in a 9 inning game twice in his career, and he was the first man to accomplish this, on April 29th, 1986.

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