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Name the player who hit 26 home runs with 4 teams
Who is the only hitter ever to lead the National League
in batting average while playing for an expansion team in its first season?
Which team was the first to have 3 players steal 50 or more bases in the same season?
Name the last pitcher to pitch a no-hitter and lose.
Name the oldest player to acquire 100 RBIs for the
Name the oldest first time 20 game winner.
How many times in Major League history has a player
hit in 31 consecutive games?
Name the first pitcher in history to toss a shutout
and hit a homer in his big league debut.
Only 4 players in San Francisco Giants history have
driven in 100 or more RBIs in 5 consecutive seasons. Name them.
Name the last team to lead the Major Leagues in home
runs AND win the World Series.
Prior to Kazuhisa Ishii, name the last Los Angeles
Dodger rookie to go 5-0 to begin his rookie season, and name the year
This active player has hit home runs for a record
nine different teams. Name him.
Fernando Tatis holds the distinction of being the
only player in the history of Major League baseball to do what?
Name the pitcher with the most Major League wins in
Name the last team to have 6 or more pitchers with
10 or more wins each.
Who was the first slugger with over 400 career homers
not to be elected to the Hall of Fame when he became eligible?
Name the only player to die as a result of an on-field
Name the only player born in the 1980's who opened
the 2001 season on a Major League roster.
Three rookies have had at least two 15 game hitting
streaks since 1981. Who are they?
John Lieber is on pace to win 20 games for the Chicago
Cubs. Who is the last Cub pitcher to win 20 games?
Who holds the Major League record for most consecutive
years hitting 30 or more home runs?
Who holds the Major League career record for most
wins as a relief pitcher?
Who holds the Seattle Mariners rookie season record
for home runs (27)?
Where was the first All Star game played? Name the
city and/or stadium.
Who is the only pitcher to strike out 300 or more
batters in a season after the age of 40?
Before the 1998 season, who was the last player to
hit more than 50 home runs in a National League season?
In their franchise history, how many seasons have
the Seattle Mariners finished with a winning record?
Who holds the all-time Cubs record for games played?
Who holds the Colorado Rockies' season record for
How many players have hit 200 homers in one stadium?
Name the six active NL players with 2000 or more hits.
Prior to Christian Guzman hitting 20 triples in the
year 2000, who was the last American Leaguer to hit 20 or more triples
in a season?
Name the five pitchers who faced both Mark McGwire
and Roger Maris.
In 1999, two Devil Rays teammates became the first
to each hit 30 homers for four different teams. Name the players and the
teams they played on.
Which two Yankees both homered, in the same game,
from both sides of the plate in 2000, the first teammates to do so?
Name the Cy Young Award winning pitcher who was cast
against type as an intimidating slugger in the film Major League?
Luis Castillo looks a shoo-in for finishing up the
season with less than 20 RBI while amassing over 500 at bats. Name the
last man to have fewer than 20 RBI's and more than 500 at bats in a season.
Gerald Williams became just the 7th Major League player
and the 5th in the American League to have 20 homers and 80 RBI from the
leadoff spot. Name the other six players to have accomplished this feat.
Which A's pitcher had 22 straight complete games in
Who holds the Major League single season record for
the most times being hit by a pitch?
Only 5 players in Major League history have reached
the 30 home run plateau for the first time after their 37th birthday.
Name the 5 players.
Charlie Manuel, the manager of the Cleveland Indians,
won the MVP award for what Japanese team?
Atlanta closer Kerry Ligtenberg was traded from the
independent minor league Minneapolis team for what?
Name the last righthanded hitter to bat .380 or higher
in a season. Also, name the year in which he did it.
Who are the only players ever with over 700 at bats
in a season?
Who holds the American League record for the highest
rookie batting average?
The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome has the distinction
of being the stadium where three players reached the 3000 hit milestone.
Name the players.
In the past 5 years, 18 players have averaged 30 HR
and 100 RBI in a season. Only one has never been to an all-star game.
Name the player.
As of June 19, 2000, the Colorado Rockies' players
have hit four of the last eight cycles in the Major Leagues. Name the
Rockies' last four players who have hit for the cycle.
On September 3, 1970, the Cub's Billy Williams ended
his consecutive games streak at 1,117. Five years later to the day, the
Dodger's Steve Garvey started a streak that would eventually break Williams'
National League record. How many consecutive games did Steve Garvey play
to break the record?
As of June 5, 2000, Ron Cey is the all-time Los Angeles
Dodger career home run leader. Who is number two?
Two position players have made pitching performances
for the Seattle Mariners in their 24 year history. Name the two players.
Name the only player in Major League history to hit
two grand slams in one inning.
Who holds the Major League record for the most career
extra base hits?
Name the only two teammates in Major League history
to hit 2 home runs in the same game, 1 from each side of the plate.
On April 14, 1968, Nolan Ryan earned the first of
his 324 career victories. Against what team did he get that win?
Who was the last pitcher to win 300 games before Gaylord
Perry accomplished the feat in 1982?
Name a pitcher in Major League history who struck
out the same amount of batters as his own age in a single game. Name the
pitcher and the magic number.
Kerry Wood struck out 20 batters at age of 20 (one month before his 21st birthday) for the Chicago Cubs in 1998.
Name the three players who the Cincinnati Reds acquired
when they traded then 30-year old, future Hall-of-Famer Frank Robinson
to the Baltimore Orioles in 1965.
Who had the highest single-season batting average
since Ted Williams hit .406 in 1941?
Name the last player to hit 2 home runs in his Major
Name the only two Hall of Fame players to get 200
hits in their rookie season.
How many times did Willie Mays lead the league in
Name the last Major League pitcher to lose 20 games
in a season.
From 1927 to 1941, the New York Yankees appeared in
8 World Series, winning all of them (32 wins). How many games did the
Yankees lose in those 8 World Series?
Who is the only player to hit for the cycle in both
Name the only Major League pitcher in modern history
to win 20 games and have an ERA over 5.00 in the same season.
Name the three of the five pitchers who have won over
200 games but never had a 20-victory season.
Name the five former Major League ballparks that are
still standing today.
Name the only pitcher to throw a no-hitter in his
first Major League start.
What pitcher holds the record for the most relief
innings pitched in a season?
What is the most home run prolific surname in the
history of baseball?
Name the pitcher who threw the first Major League
Name the first U.S. president to throw out the ceremonial
opening day "first pitch" in a major league game.
Which Hall of Fame pitcher had mediocre records of
2-2, 2-4, 5-4, 11-11, 8-6 and 8-13 in his first six seasons.
Who holds the record for being walked the most times
in one day?
What Major League player holds the record for most
home runs in his final season?
What is the longest game by time in Major League history?
Name the only man to amass 389 hits in his first 1,000
major league at-bats.
Who holds the United States professional baseball
single-season home run record?
Name the only man in Major League history to hurl
two shutouts in one day.
What player is credited with making the first relief
appearance in Major League history?
Name the player who stole the most career bases
without ever leading the league in that category.
One way that teams covered expenses of spring
training was by playing games against other major or minor league teams
as they traveled north. Another method of paying training costs at a minor
league site was to leave behind a rookie as payment. What Hall of Famer
was used this way?
Occasionally teams have ventured out of the United
States for all or part of spring training. The Giants (1937), Dodgers
(1940s), and Pirates (1953) have all trained in Cuba. Which team was the
first to train outside the continental United States, what year was it,
and where did they train?
Who is the only starting pitcher in a World Series
not to bat ninth?
Which team was the only one to enter
the World Series without having on its roster a .300 hitter, 20-game winner,
or a player who drove in 100 runs?
Who is the only pitcher to win more than three triple
Who holds the American League rookie season record
for the most saves?
Who holds the American League single season record
for the most singles hit?
Lefty Grove won nine ERA titles, a record. Name
the four players who are tied for second place with five ERA titles a
Who holds the Major League single game record
for the most intentional bases on balls received?
Who was the last player prior to Roger Clemens
to lead the American League in Wins, ERA and strikeouts?
Who holds the single season record for at-bats
by a righthanded hitter?
Who holds the Major League record for most consecutive
stolen bases without being caught stealing?
Who holds the modern National League single season
record for the highest batting average by a switch hitter?
Who holds the National League single season record
for the most at-bats without a triple?
Only six men have played in 3,000 or more Major League
games. Name them.
This player holds the single-season major league record
for stolen bases by a catcher.
In the 1980's, only three men batted .300 while playing
the entire decade with the same team. Name the players and their respective
Reggie Jackson's October heroics and 563 home runs
made him a lock for the Hall of Fame. Name the four Major League records
that he holds.
Name the oldest 1st-time batting champion.
Name the only pitcher ever to win 20 games in less
than 200 innings pitched.
Name the only player in Major League History to hit
at least 15 home runs without driving in at least twice as many runs.
Five teams in baseball history have managed 300 stolen
bases in a season. Name the only 2 teams to accomplish this feat in the
last 80 years.
The 1985 St. Louis Cardinals:
Who holds the Major League Record for the longest
consecutive game hitting streak by a rookie?
Name the all-time father-son, homerun hitting combo.
Name the only player to have 3 successive 35 homer,
200 hit seasons?