BASEBALL TRIVIA

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General Baseball Trivia Questions:

1) Against what opposing team did Babe Ruth hit his first career home run?

Choose Your Answer: A: New York Yankees, B: Boston Red Sox, C: Chicago Cubs, D: Baltimore Black Sox

2) Who hit the "Homer in the Gloamin" on September 28, 1938?

Choose Your Answer: A: Ted Williams, B: Jimmie Foxx, C: Gabby Hartnett, D: Babe Ruth

3) Who was the first Major League player to pitch a ball over 100 mph?

Choose Your Answer: A: Dwight Gooden, B: Nolan Ryan, C: Roger Clemens, D: Tom Seaver

4) What retired basketball player tried out for the Chicago White Sox in 1994?

Choose Your Answer: A: Dennis Rodman, B: Magic Johnson, C: Michael Jordan, D: Frank Thomas

5) What Baltimore Orioles manager was ejected from a record 91 games?

Choose Your Answer: A: Paul Richards, B: Earl Weaver, C: Mike Hargrove, D: Hank Bauer

6) What American League pitcher threw a perfect game in game 5 of the 1956 World Series?

Choose Your Answer: A: Don Larsen, B: Sal Maglie, C: Pee Wee Reese, D: Johnny Kucks

7) Who was the first Major League player to hit four home runs in a single game?

Choose Your Answer: A: Bobby Lowe, B: Lou Gehrig, C: Babe Ruth, D: Ed Delahanty

8) Who was the first Major League player to have his number retired?

Choose Your Answer: A: Charlie Robertson, B: Lou Gehrig, C: Babe Ruth, D: George Kelly

9) Who was the first American League player to hit a home run in his first at bat?

Choose Your Answer: A: Elmer Smith, B: Bill Lefebvre, C: Joe Mulligan, D: Luke Stuart

10) What player hit 70 home runs in 1998?

Choose Your Answer: A: Barry Bonds, B: Mark McGwire, C: Sammy Sosa, D: Alex Rodriguez

11) What was the first Major League team to wear plastic batting helmets?

Choose Your Answer: A: New York Yankees, B: Washington Senators, C: Cleveland Indians, D: Brooklyn Dodgers

12) Who beat out Ted Williams for the American League's Most Valuable Player award in 1941, when Williams hit for a .406 average?

Choose Your Answer: A: Joe DiMaggio, B: Dolph Camilli, C: Hank Greenberg, D: Yogi Berra

13) How many balls did it take to walk a batter before 1880?

Choose Your Answer: A: Three, B: Five, C: Seven, D: Nine

14) Who hit the ball that rolled between Bill Buckner's legs in the 1986 World Series?

Choose Your Answer: A: Mookie Wilson, B: Darryl Strawberry, C: Wade Boggs, D: Bill Buckner

15) What baseball player was nicknamed "Charlie Hustle"?

Choose Your Answer: A: Mickey Mantle, B: Pete Rose, C: Joe DiMaggio, D: Joe Torre

16) How many of Joe DiMaggio's brothers played Major League baseball?

Choose Your Answer: A: One, B: Two, C: Three, D: None

17) What player holds the career record for stealing home plate?

Choose Your Answer: A: Lou Gehrig, B: Jackie Robinson, C: Ty Cobb, D: Kenny Lofton

18) Who was the first American League pitcher to throw a perfect game?

Choose Your Answer: A: Smokey Joe Wood, B: Don Larsen, C: Addie Joss, D: Cy Young

19) Who hit his 700th home run on September 17, 2004?

Choose Your Answer: A: Mark McGwire, B: Barry Bonds, C: Sammy Sosa, D: Rafael Palmeiro

20) Who played a team record 3,308 games for the Boston Red Sox from 1961 to 1983?

Choose Your Answer: A: Carlton Fisk, B: Jim Rice, C: Fred Lynn, D: Carl Yastrzemski

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