Baseball Facts Quiz

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Last updated: April 26, 2023
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Rickey Henderson's pregame ritual reportedly involved standing naked in front of the mirror for several minutes saying "Rickey's the best"
In 1974 the Cleveland Indians hosted Ten Cent Beer Night where fans could buy an essentially unlimited amount of beer at about an 85% discount. Cleveland forfeited the game in the 9th inning when the extremely drunk crowd rushed the field and began attacking the other team's players
Max Scherzer has one blue eye and one brown eye
Jackie Robinson's number, 42, is retired for all Major League teams
Chase Field, home to the Arizona Diamondbacks, has a private suite for 35 fans which includes a swimming pool
About 20% more home runs were hit in 2019 than in any year of the so-called "Steroid Era"
Chris Davis and Khris Davis have both led the Major Leagues in home runs for a season
On August 24, 2011, just 347 fans were on hand to watch the Florida Marlins play the Cincinnati Reds after the game was rescheduled due to Hurricane Irene
During a 2001 spring training game, Randy Johnson threw a pitch that somehow hit a bird and made it explode in a puff of feathers
In 1993, Jose Canseco tried to field a fly ball but the ball bounced off his head and went over the fence for a home run
The spitball was once a legal pitch. In 1920, it was banned except for 17 specifically-named pitchers who were grandfathered in
In 2020, Mike Trout passed Tim Salmon to become the leading home run hitter in Angels team history
In 1941, Ted Williams hit .406 with 37 home runs but he didn't win the MVP that season. It was given instead to Joe Dimaggio who recorded his 56 game hitting streak the same season.
Shohei Ohtani and Babe Ruth are the only players in Major League history to win 10 games and hit 10 home runs in the same season
Ted Williams flew 39 combat missions in the Korean War, many of them flying as John Glenn's wingman. John Glenn described Williams as one of the best pilots he knew
In 1920, Babe Ruth hit 8.5% of all the Major League home runs that were hit that year. Contrast that to 2019, where league leader Pete Alonso had just 0.78% of the league total
Cecil Fielder and his son Prince Fielder both hit exactly 319 home runs in their career
Wrigley Field only hosted day games until 1988 when lights were finally installed
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