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Playing for 17 seasons in the MLB, which former baseball center fielder celebrated his 100th home run by running the bases backwards?
a. Mickey Mantle
b. Al Kaline
c. Harvey Kuenn
d. Jimmy Piersall
Jimmy Piersall - Jimmy was the subject of the 1957 film, Fear Strikes Out.
Pitching for five different teams during his 21-year baseball career, which baseball great holds the pitching record for "Most Wins"?
a. Cy Young
b. Walter Johnson
c. Bob Gibson
d. Nolan Ryan
Cy Young - Cy made his entry into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937.
Opening in 1998, which MLB team's home stadium is "Chase Field"?
a. New York Mets
b. Arizona Diamondbacks
c. Philadelphia Phillies
d. Cincinnati Reds
Arizona Diamondbacks - Located in Phoenix, Chase Field has a seating capacity of 48,633.
Which of the following baseball films is based on the true story of MLB player Pete Gray, the first one-armed man ever to play major league baseball?
a. The Natural
c. A Winner Never Quits
d. Soul of the Game
A Winner Never Quits - Released in 1986, A Winner Never Quits starred Keith Carradine as Pete Gray.
Which former MLB right-fielder holds the hitting record for "most total bases in a nine-inning game" at 19 with four home runs, a double and a single?
a. Shawn Green
b. Reggie Jackson
c. Hank Aaron
d. Pete Rose
Shawn Green - Shawn set the record against the Milwaukee Brewers on May 23, 2002.
Of the following MLB teams, which one has never won a World Series Championship?
a. Florida Marlins
b. Seattle Mariners
c. Cincinnati Reds
d. Atlanta Braves
Seattle Mariners - Established in 1977, the Seattle Mariners have never made an appearance at the World Series.
In what year was the World Series canceled due to an ongoing strike by the MLB Player's Association?
1994 - It was the second time in the event's history that the World Series was not played, the first being in 1904.
As of 2014, the New York Yankees have won 27 World Series titles, the most of any other team in the MLB. Which team has won the second most titles?
a. Boston Red Sox
b. San Francisco Giants
c. Oakland Athletics
d. St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals - The St. Louis Cardinals have won 11 World Series.
Established in 1969, which MLB team is currently owned by Mark Attanasio and managed by Ron Roenicke?
a. Atlanta Braves
b. Chicago Cubs
c. New York Yankees
d. Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers - Attanasio is also a part-owner of the ice-hockey team the Milwaukee Admirals.
One of the first inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936, which American baseball great was nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat"?
a. Lou Gehrig
b. Babe Ruth
c. Walter Johnson
d. Honus Wagner
Babe Ruth - Among Babe's many MLB records, he holds the record for career home runs at 714.
Nicknamed "The Iron Man," which baseball great broke Lou Gehrig's record for Most Consecutive Games Played at 2,632?
a. Mark McGwire
b. Nolan Ryan
c. Ken Griffey, Jr.
d. Cal Ripken, Jr.
Cal Ripken, Jr. - Cal played his first game on August 10, 1981 for the Baltimore Orioles.
Who was the first MLB player to have his number retired on July 4, 1939?
a. Joe DiMaggio
b. Carl Hubbell
c. Babe Ruth
d. Lou Gehrig
Lou Gehrig - Lou wore the number 4.
Known for his curt quotes, which former MLB catcher, manager and coach said, "Baseball is 90 percent mental, the other half is physical."?
a. Whitey Ford
b. Casey Stengel
c. Yogi Berra
d. Johnny Bench
Yogi Berra - Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972, Yogi was voted the Most Valuable Player of the American League three times.
Which US city is known as the birthplace of baseball?
a. Cleveland, Ohio
b. Olympia, Washington
c. New York City, New York
d. Hoboken, New Jersey
Hoboken, New Jersey - Played in 1886 between the Knickerbocker Club and the New York Nine at Elysian Fields, Hoboken is the location of the first recorded game of baseball.
Name the MLB team that included the players Red Schoendienst, Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron and Warren Spahn.
a. Milwaukee Braves
b. New York Yankees
c. Chicago Cubs
d. Boston Red Sox
Milwaukee Braves - The 1957 Milwaukee Braves captured the franchise's first World Series title since 1914.
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