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1. Honus Wagner played for 21 seasons in the National League. He was one of the first five players in history to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1936. What is his real first name?
2. Tom Seaver began his career as a New York Met in 1967. A Rookie of the Year Award and three Cy Young awards later, he found himself in the Hall of Fame in 1992. What is Tom's real first name?
3. Branch Rickey was mostly noted for signing the first African-American player in modern day baseball in the name of Jackie Robinson. He was also the first to draft a Hispanic player in the name of Roberto Clemente. It was Rickey who created the Major League farm system also. What is this Hall of Famer's first name?
4. Chicago Cub Hack Wilson became the second player in baseball history to hit 50 home runs in a season with his 56 in 1930. What is Hack's first name?
5. Pud Galvin was a pitcher in the 1800s, and played in four different baseball leagues. After retiring in 1892, it would take baseball another 72 years to place him in the Hall of Fame. What was Galvin's first name?
6. In the 1920s, the Brooklyn franchise was mostly known as clowns for their continual inept play on the baseball diamond. Having very few highlights of their own, they did have Hall of Fame pitcher Dazzy Vance who threw a Triple Crown and won the National League MVP in 1924. What is Dazzy's first name?
7. Arky Vaughan was an all-star shortstop and played most of his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates. His career spanned from 1932-1948. What is this Hall of Famer's first name?
8. Some people aren't concerned with Red Schoendienst's first name because they're more focused with spelling his last name. At any rate, he was a 10-time all-star in Major League Baseball, mostly standing near second base in his 19 seasons. He made his name, however you may spell it, with the Cardinals in the 1940s and 1950s. What is his first name?
9. Pitcher Rube Waddell was a standout in the early 1900s by being a 20-game winner four times. He threw a Triple Crown with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1905. What is this Hall of Famer's first name?
10. Pie Traynor was a Hall of Fame third baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1920-1937. Retiring with a .320 career average, the all-star was in the top 10 voting for the MVP 10 times. What is his first name?
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