Quiz about Clark Kent in Baseball
Quiz about Clark Kent in Baseball

Clark Kent in Baseball? Trivia Quiz


If the dugout were a phone booth, see if you can identify some of these elite super men in the game, with pictures to give you hints also. Don't forget that you can click on the picture to enlarge it. I hope you have fun with it. :)

A photo quiz by Nightmare. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Nightmare
Time
4 mins
Type
Photo Quiz
Quiz #
335,680
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
Plays
986
Awards
Top 5% quiz!
Last 3 plays: Guest 76 (10/10), Guest 98 (10/10), Guest 66 (5/10).
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1. Retiring just short of 500 career home runs, this Hall of Famer went to seven World Series with the same team while hitting 10 World Series home runs. He was an American League MVP twice and batted for the Triple Crown. Who was this superman infielder that wore the number 4? Hint

Duke Snider
Lou Gehrig
Norm Cash
Joe Jackson

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2. This superman stepped out of a phone booth in 1941 to begin his career. Leading the league in so many categories for so many seasons, it is amazing that the Triple Crown was just out of his reach. He won three MVP awards and was runner-up for the MVP another amazing four other times. Averaging 22 home runs per season, batting .331, having 194 hits per season average in his career, he was an easy Hall of Fame inductee in his first year of eligibility. Who was this 'Superman'? Hint

Frank Robinson
Jose Canseco
Stan Musial
Jimmie Foxx

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3. In a seven season stretch, this tremendous Yankee player was in the top five for the MVP voting every season. He won three MVP awards in that span. He went to 14 World Series while contributing 12 home runs. He averaged only 29 strikeouts per season with his bat, and only six errors per season in his glove. Who is this Hall of Fame great? Hint

Mickey Charles Mantle
Derek Sanderson Jeter
Reginald Martinez Jackson
Lawrence Peter Berra

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4. This 'Superman' hit 50+ home runs in a season four times in his career, including hitting 60 once. He also hit 15 World Series home runs. Although leading the league in batting average only once, he led the lead 12 times in home runs. Who was this Maryland born player? Hint

Larry Walker
Sammy Sosa
Babe Ruth
Mark McGwire

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5. This player became a member of the 500 Home Run Club in 1968. He never hit 50 home runs in a season, which showed the consistency of this super man. He played 21 seasons with the same team, then was traded to another team for his final two seasons. He was a 1957 league MVP also. Who is this Hall of Fame great? Hint

Joe Mauer
Hank Aaron
Reggie Jackson
Hank Greenberg

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6. This Hall of Famer is a member of the 500 Home Run Club and played for 19 seasons, although four were interrupted by military service. Who knows what might have been? He batted for the Triple Crown twice, and was a league MVP twice also. He won six batting titles, and was runner-up for batting crown another four times, all with one team. Who is this 'Superman' of an outfielder? Hint

Ernie Banks
Ralph Kiner
Thurman Munson
Ted Williams

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7. This Hall of Famer stepped out of his phone booth to pitch in baseball near the beginning of the 20th century. He led his league six times with the most wins, won two league MVPs, threw three Triple Crowns, and won over 400 games in his career, all with the same team. Who was this pitching great? Hint

Rube Waddell
Walter Johnson
Pud Galvin
Bob Feller

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8. This Hall of Fame 'Superman' retired with a tremendous .358 batting average over 23 seasons. Playing for six teams in both leagues, he won seven batting crowns, two MVPs, and batted for the Triple Crown twice in the 1920s. Who is this infielder? Hint

Rogers Hornsby
Ron Cey
Tony Lazzeri
Rod Carew

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9. This 'Superman' is a member of the 500 Home Run Club, was a Rookie of the Year Award winner, and won two MVPs during his career. He went to four World Series, but never hit a home run in them. He was a Gold Glove Award winner 12 times in the outfield. Who is this Hall of Fame great? Hint

Willie Mays
Willie Keeler
Willie Mosconi
Willie Wilson

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10. This Hall of Fame pitching great won more than 300 games in his career. He was a 20-game winner in 13 remarkable seasons. Although winning only one Cy Young Award in 1957, he was runner-up another three times in his career. He went to three World Series and picked up four wins. He was a good hitting pitcher, and retired with the same number of hits as games he won. Who is this 'Superman' of a pitcher? Hint

Warren Spahn
Orel Hershiser
Gaylord Perry
Roger Clemens


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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Retiring just short of 500 career home runs, this Hall of Famer went to seven World Series with the same team while hitting 10 World Series home runs. He was an American League MVP twice and batted for the Triple Crown. Who was this superman infielder that wore the number 4?

Answer: Lou Gehrig

Gehrig was the New York Yankee known as the "Iron Horse". Lou played in just 34 games before his record streak of 2130 consecutive games began. He stepped down with 2164 total games, and had 493 home runs to his credit. His MVPs came in 1927 and 1936, and batted for the Triple Crown in 1934 where he finished fifth for the MVP. He stepped down from the game which ended his streak on April 30, 1939, then died in 1941.
The picture is the New York Yankee logo on the field, representing the team that Gehrig played his career with.
2. This superman stepped out of a phone booth in 1941 to begin his career. Leading the league in so many categories for so many seasons, it is amazing that the Triple Crown was just out of his reach. He won three MVP awards and was runner-up for the MVP another amazing four other times. Averaging 22 home runs per season, batting .331, having 194 hits per season average in his career, he was an easy Hall of Fame inductee in his first year of eligibility. Who was this 'Superman'?

Answer: Stan Musial

Musial was a career Cardinal from 1941-1963. He won all his MVPs in the 1940s, in 1943, 1946, and 1948. Stan helped the Cardinals to four World Series, winning three. He hit 475 home runs.
The picture is a St. Louis Cardinal logo, a team that Musial spent his 22-season career with, retiring in 1963.
3. In a seven season stretch, this tremendous Yankee player was in the top five for the MVP voting every season. He won three MVP awards in that span. He went to 14 World Series while contributing 12 home runs. He averaged only 29 strikeouts per season with his bat, and only six errors per season in his glove. Who is this Hall of Fame great?

Answer: Lawrence Peter Berra

Nicknamed "Yogi", Berra played from 1946-1963, then in four games in the 1965 season. From 1950-1956, his name was high on every season's MVP ballot. He won the MVP in 1951, 1954, and 1955. Berra hit in triple figures (100+ hits)in 13 seasons. One of the most consistent players in the game, he hit 358 home runs.
4. This 'Superman' hit 50+ home runs in a season four times in his career, including hitting 60 once. He also hit 15 World Series home runs. Although leading the league in batting average only once, he led the lead 12 times in home runs. Who was this Maryland born player?

Answer: Babe Ruth

Ruth's career is well-documented. He began his career with the Red Sox in 1914 as a pitcher, helped them to the World Series, then was sold to the Yankees. After 15 seasons in the pinstripes, hitting 659 home runs for them, he spent his final season as a Boston Brave in 1935. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1936, then died in 1948.
5. This player became a member of the 500 Home Run Club in 1968. He never hit 50 home runs in a season, which showed the consistency of this super man. He played 21 seasons with the same team, then was traded to another team for his final two seasons. He was a 1957 league MVP also. Who is this Hall of Fame great?

Answer: Hank Aaron

Hank's season high for home runs was 45 in 1962. After 21 loyal seasons with the Braves, they traded him to the Brewers. He retired with 755 home runs. The saddest thing that happened to Aaron with his remarkable career, is that he hit home run number 713 on the next to last day of the 1973 season, leaving him one home run shy of tying Babe Ruth's record of 714. Throughout the offseason, Hank and his family received death threats and other hate mail if he tied or broke the Babe's record. Aaron endured the offseason, and took care of business on April 8, 1974, hitting number 715. The picture is of Hank Aaron himself.
6. This Hall of Famer is a member of the 500 Home Run Club and played for 19 seasons, although four were interrupted by military service. Who knows what might have been? He batted for the Triple Crown twice, and was a league MVP twice also. He won six batting titles, and was runner-up for batting crown another four times, all with one team. Who is this 'Superman' of an outfielder?

Answer: Ted Williams

Ted retired with 521 home runs. He missed out on a third Triple Crown in 1949, losing the batting title by .0001 to George Kell of the Tigers. His entire career was spent with the Red Sox. Williams retired in 1960, after experiencing only one World Series in 1946. He batted only .200 in that series.
7. This Hall of Famer stepped out of his phone booth to pitch in baseball near the beginning of the 20th century. He led his league six times with the most wins, won two league MVPs, threw three Triple Crowns, and won over 400 games in his career, all with the same team. Who was this pitching great?

Answer: Walter Johnson

Walter, known as "The Big Train", opened his phone booth door in 1907 with the Washington Senators, where he would pitch like lightning until 1927. Amongst his accomplishments were MVPs in 1913 and 1924, and three Triple Crowns in 1913, 1918, and 1924.

He threw 110 career shutouts, and was the first pitcher in history to strike out 3000 batters, retiring with 3509. Johnson was one of the first five players inducted into the hall in 1936.
8. This Hall of Fame 'Superman' retired with a tremendous .358 batting average over 23 seasons. Playing for six teams in both leagues, he won seven batting crowns, two MVPs, and batted for the Triple Crown twice in the 1920s. Who is this infielder?

Answer: Rogers Hornsby

Hornsby mainly made his Clark Kent name with the Cardinals from 1915-1926. Three times he batted over .400 with another season at .397. He spent five seasons with the St. Louis Browns of the American League from 1933-1937. His MVPs came in 1925 with the Cardinals and 1929 with the Cubs. Both Triple Crowns were with the Cardinals in 1922 and 1925. Hornsby hit 301 home runs, a good amount for that time in baseball, retiring in 1937.
9. This 'Superman' is a member of the 500 Home Run Club, was a Rookie of the Year Award winner, and won two MVPs during his career. He went to four World Series, but never hit a home run in them. He was a Gold Glove Award winner 12 times in the outfield. Who is this Hall of Fame great?

Answer: Willie Mays

Willie played 20 seasons with the Giants, then his final two seasons with the Mets in 1972 and 1973. He is also a member of the 600 Home Run Club, hitting number 600 in September 1969 off San Diego's Mike Corkins. He retired with 660. Amazingly, his MVPs were 11 years apart in 1954 and 1965. Frank Robinson hit eight World Series home runs, and retired with only one Gold Glove Award.
10. This Hall of Fame pitching great won more than 300 games in his career. He was a 20-game winner in 13 remarkable seasons. Although winning only one Cy Young Award in 1957, he was runner-up another three times in his career. He went to three World Series and picked up four wins. He was a good hitting pitcher, and retired with the same number of hits as games he won. Who is this 'Superman' of a pitcher?

Answer: Warren Spahn

The other pitching greats never saw a World Series. Spahn was a Brave in Boston in 1942, then moved with the team to Milwaukee in 1953. After 20 seasons with the Braves, Warren split the 1965 season with the Mets and Giants. He retired with a 363-245 record, and also had 363 hits in his career. His Cy Young Award came in 1958, then was runner-up in 1958, 1960, and 1961.
Source: Author Nightmare

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