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1. Which Major League team in the 1960s changed their team logo after filed lawsuits and pressure from their own fans?
2. Baseball lost some great people during the 1960s. Amongst those were Hall of Famers Fred Clarke, Ty Cobb at the age of 74, Philadelphia Athletic Mickey Cochrane, home run king Jimmie Foxx, and which baseball pioneer?
3. This catcher was born in 1968, and when it came time to put the feelers out for Major League Baseball in the draft, nobody wanted him. He was only drafted in the 62nd round of the draft because his father knew the manager, and it was done as a favor. Who was this all-star and potential Hall of Fame inductee?
4. Which pitcher in the 1960s threw the most strikeouts in the decade?
5. Which 1960s Cleveland Indian had what Major League Baseball called an unofficial nickname of, "Who the Hell"?
6. This future Hall of Fame great was born in 1960, and went on to lead the league eight times in batting of his 20 seasons, and all with the same team. He was selected to the All-Star Game 15 times. Seven times he was in the top 10 for the MVP Award. Who is this player?
7. Which Major League team drew the most home attendance during the 1960s decade?
8. This all-around sportsman was a 12-sport letterman in high school and college in football, basketball, and baseball. He was a member of the 1969 Amazin' Mets when they won the World Series. Who was this World Series MVP Award winner?
9. Which of these teams never made a World Series appearance in the 1960s?
10. This 1968 Rookie of the Year played his entire career with one team. He went to four World Series with this team, won two season MVP awards, and was a World Series MVP also. What was the first name of this catcher who later was inducted into the Hall of Fame and became a baseball broadcaster?
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