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1. This relief pitcher was nicknamed "The Monster" and earned 104 saves for the Boston Red Sox between 1962 and 1966. Can you identify him?
2. In 1961, the Cincinnati Reds won the National League pennant. Which member of the Reds' starting pitching staff threw primarily knuckleballs?
3. Right-handed pitcher Dean Chance won the 1964 Cy Young Award. Some of Chance's teammates that year included Bob Rodgers and Jim Fregosi. For which team did Chance pitch during the 1964 season?
4. Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry won 314 games in the Major Leagues. Gaylord's older brother was also successful, earning 215 big league victories. Can you supply his first name?
5. San Francisco Giants pitcher Stu Miller had a bizarre experience in the first All-Star Game of 1961. He was charged with a balk which was supposedly caused by a gust of wind. In which stadium did Miller's balk take place?
6. Southpaw hurler Juan Pizarro was named to the 1963 American League All-Star team. Two of Pizarro's teammates that season were Nellie Fox and Jim Landis. For which team did Pizarro pitch in 1963?
7. Phil Regan was a right-handed starter/reliever for the Tigers, Dodgers, and Cubs during the 1960s. What was Regan's nickname?
8. This Pittsburgh Pirates left-handed pitcher named Bob was known for his blazing fastball. He won the 1964 National League strikeout title. Can you supply his last name?
9. On June 26, 1962, righty pitcher Earl Wilson of the Boston Red Sox hurled a 2-0 no-hitter against the Los Angeles Angels in Fenway Park. What was so unusual about this feat?
10. This lefty pitcher from the Baltimore Orioles won 20 games during the 1963 season, and was named to the American League All-Star team. Can you identify him?
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