30 Baseball Trivia Questions and Answers from Baseball-Trivia.com


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Q:  What former Yankee donned the #2 before Derek Jeter?
A: Mike Gallego.

Q: Who hit into the most double plays in their career?
A: Hank Aaron, with 328.

Q: What did Chris Sabo shower the field with when his bat broke in a July 31,1996 game?
A: Cork.
Q: Whose record did Reggie Jackson tie when he spanked three home runs in a World Series game?
A: Babe Ruth’s.
Q: What major league baseball team is sometimes dubbed “The Fish”?
A: The Florida Marlins.
Q:  What American League baseball team plays home games in a stadium nicknamed ” the Big A”?
A:   The California Angels.
Q: What National Leaguer went longest between MVP seasons, winning in 1954 and 1965?
A: Willie Mays.
Q: The Yankees retired which player”s #51 on May 24th, 2015?
A: Bernie Williams.
Q:  How many intentional walks did Roger Maris, batting ahead of  Micky Mantle, get in his 61 home run season in 1961?
A:  Zero.
Q:  What Cy Young Award winner continued to hurl for a prison team called the Detroit Dennys?
A: Denny McLain.
Q: Whose ceremonial pitch to open the 1940 baseball season smashed into the camera lens of a Washington Post photographer?
A: Franklin D. Roosevelt’s.
Q: Who homered in his third straight game on the day he beat Lou Gehrig’s record for consecutive games?
A: Cal Ripken Jr.
Q: What two Yankees did 17-year-old female Jackie Mitchell strike out successively in 1931?
A: Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
Q: What slow-footed catcher admitted he used to knock his hat off while running to first base to make it appear he was “really moving”?
A: Bob Uecker.
Q: What pitcher was taken out of his major league debut in the seventh inning for a pinch hitter named Duffy Lewis, in 1914?
A: Babe Ruth.
Q:  Who has the best won-lost percentage of any pitcher with 15 or more wins against the New York Yankees?
A: Babe Ruth.
Q: Who was pitching when pitcher Joe Niekro smacked his only homer, in 1976?
A:  Phil Niekro.
Q: What 60 year old gave up one hit in three innings of work against the Red Sox in 1965?
A: Satchel Paige.
Q: What pitcher set a record in 1977 for most walks in a post World War II season, with 201?
A: Nolan Ryan.
Q: What catcher, asked during spring training what his hat size was, answered: “I don’t know. I’m not in shape yet”?
A: Yogi Berra.
Q: Who was the National League home run king in half the seasons of the 1980’s?
A: Mike Schmidt.
Q: What Phillies slugger, upon seeing Lake Michigan for the firs time, asked: “What ocean is that”?
A: John Kruk
Q: What Yankees manager explained: “In a short series good itching will always beat good hitting — and vice versa”?
A: Casey Stengel.
Q:  Who’s major league baseball’s career leader in total bases?
A:  Hank Aaron.
Q: Who signed with the Yankees in 1980 for over twice the amount George Steinbrenner paid for the franchise?
A: Dave Winfield.
Q: What high-living Yankee slugger’s roommate noted: “I don’t room with him. I room with his suitcase”?
A: Babe Ruth’s.
Q: What slugger received 900,000 letters in the first six months of 1974?
A: Hank Aaron.
Q: What major league baseball team had an Internet home page in English, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, and Mandarin in 1996?
A: The Los Angeles Dodgers.
Q:  What baseball team has lost the World Series a record 12 times?
A: The Dodgers.

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