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Quiz about Impossible Baseball 1
Quiz about Impossible Baseball 1

Impossible Baseball #1 Trivia Quiz


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A multiple-choice quiz by cubfan. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
cubfan
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
35,002
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
5 / 10
Plays
4448
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Question 1 of 10
1. Who played center field for the Cleveland Indians the day Bob Feller threw a no-hitter against the Yankees? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Who was the third baseman in the Tinker-Evers-Chance infield?

Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)
Question 3 of 10
3. When was the first night baseball game in a major league park? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Who was the first manager of the Milwaukee Brewers?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 5 of 10
5. Who appeared as a pinch hitter, in his last majorleague appearance, in the game in which Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 6 of 10
6. What was the alternate name chosen for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1944?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 7 of 10
7. Name one of the two pitchers who gave up homers to Ruth in his 60-home-run season and hits to DiMaggio in his 56-game streak?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 8 of 10
8. Who was the runner that got on base in Ernie Shore's 'perfect game'?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 9 of 10
9. Who was the first outfielder to wear sunglasses?

Answer: (Two Words)
Question 10 of 10
10. Against what home-run slugger was the 'Williams Shift' first used? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who played center field for the Cleveland Indians the day Bob Feller threw a no-hitter against the Yankees?

Answer: Bob Lemon

2. Who was the third baseman in the Tinker-Evers-Chance infield?

Answer: Harry Steinfeldt

3. When was the first night baseball game in a major league park?

Answer: August 27, 1910

On August 27th, 1910 at Comiskey Park (White Sox Park) there were 20,000 spectators at a night game between two amateur teams. It would be 1935 before two major league teams played under lights: May 24th, 1935 at Crosley Field in Cinncinati.
4. Who was the first manager of the Milwaukee Brewers?

Answer: Hugh Duffy

5. Who appeared as a pinch hitter, in his last majorleague appearance, in the game in which Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run?

Answer: Walter Johnson

6. What was the alternate name chosen for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1944?

Answer: Blue Jays

The name only lasted for a year.
7. Name one of the two pitchers who gave up homers to Ruth in his 60-home-run season and hits to DiMaggio in his 56-game streak?

Answer: Ted Lyons

They are now both in the Hall of Fame.
8. Who was the runner that got on base in Ernie Shore's 'perfect game'?

Answer: Ray Morgan

Ernie Shore took over after Babe Ruth had been thrown out of the game. Therefore he faced 26 batters and not one of those 26 reached base.
9. Who was the first outfielder to wear sunglasses?

Answer: Harry Hooper

10. Against what home-run slugger was the 'Williams Shift' first used?

Answer: Cy Williams

Source: Author cubfan

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