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MLB Baseball Mega General Knowledge

For the super fans of baseball, this quiz is for you.
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City the Hall of Fame is located
Cooperstown, New York
All-Time league leader in Stolen Bases
Rickey Henderson
Most recent player to hit their 500th career home run (2021)
Miguel Cabrera
Player nicknamed "Mr. October"
Reggie Jackson
Player nicknamed "Mr. November"
Derek Jeter
Team that most recently changed divisions
Houston Astros
In a close play at a base, a tie goes to...
The runner
Why there was no World Series in 1994
Strike
Result when a ball lands fair and then hops into the seats
Ground-Rule Double
Cubs fan that infamously interfered with a pop fly
Steve Bartman
Award given to the best pitcher in each league
Cy Young Award
Why Pete Rose was banned from the league and Hall of Fame
Gambling
Player the broke the color barrier in 1947
Jackie Robinson
Team that won the 2020 World Series in the Covid shortened year
Los Angeles Dodgers
This is famously covering the outfield walls of Wrigley Field
Ivy
This state hosted an MLB game for the first time in 2021, won by the White Sox
Iowa
Only team to never appear in the World Series
Seattle Mariners
Team that played in Philadelphia before the Phillies
Athletics
Pitcher who claimed to be the Yankees' daddy
Pedro Martinez
Nickname of the 1919 White Sox after allegedly throwing the World Series
Black Sox
Manager with the most ejections in their career
Bobby Cox
Team that features live animals on display in the right field seats
Tampa Bay Rays
Player with the most All-Star game selections
Hank Aaron
Suburb of Los Angeles that is home to the Angels
Anaheim
Only team to win a series down 0-3 in games (best of 7)
Boston Red Sox
This Orioles player set the record for consecutive games played in 1995
Cal Ripken Jr.
Joe DiMaggio set an MLB record by getting a hit in this # of games in a row
56
Team that recently set the record for the largest annual payroll ever
New York Mets
Why Barry Bonds' home run record is disputed
Steroids
This team retired #1 for their former owner who doubled as commissioner
Milwaukee Brewers
Current commissioner of MLB
Rob Manfred
Term referring to the hitter that bats 4th in the lineup
Clean-Up
The seat the longest home run ever at Fenway Park landed in is painted...
Red
Team that the Montreal Expos relocated into
Washington Nationals
The only number universally retired in the MLB
42
Infielder that plays between the second and third basemen
Short Stop
This player hit their 700th home run against the Dodgers in 2022
Albert Pujols
Expansion team that ruined the Yankees' chances at a 4-peat in 2001
Arizona Diamondbacks
Dock Ellis once threw a no-hitter under the influence of this drug
LSD
This team won their division an unprecedented 14 times in a row starting in 1991
Atlanta Braves
Family that has owned the Yankees since 1973
Steinbrenner
Player with the most saves in MLB history
Mariano Rivera
This company is responsible for creating every ball used in the MLB
Rawlings
The "Curse of the Bambino" was attached to this team
Boston Red Sox
He was the luckiest man on the face of the Earth
Lou Gehrig
What the term ERA stands for
Earned Run Average
Number of teams that are currently located in California
5
The Royals' field is known for having a few of big these in lieu of more seats
Fountains
What happens when a ball hits the foul pole on the fly
Home Run
This father/son duo finished their careers hitting the exact same # of home runs
Cecil and Prince Fielder
The 7th Inning Stretch has fans asking you to buy them peanuts and this snack
Cracker Jacks
This was added to the National League starting in 2022
Designated Hitter
Where the Dodgers played before Los Angeles
Brooklyn
Team that most recently changed its name
Cleveland Guardians
Pirates Hall of Famer that tragically passed away in a plane crash
Roberto Clemente
Nickname of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz
Big Papi
How many World Series wins the Yankees have
27
Team that won back-to-back World Series in 1992 and 1993
Toronto Blue Jays
MLB recently adopted this way to pick the draft order, also used by the NBA
Lottery
Time Zone that features the fewest number of teams
Mountain Standard Time
This player has the most intentional walks for a career and its not close
Barry Bonds
Player with the most Home Run Derby wins ever
Ken Griffey Jr.
The Tampa Bay Rays dropped this word from their name in 2007
Devil
Great American Ballpark is the home of this MLB franchise
Cincinnati Reds
Term for a bunt with a runner on 3rd base attempting to score
Suicide Squeeze
Hall of Famer that paused his career to serve in WWII and Korean War
Ted Williams
General Manager for the Athletics in Moneyball
Billy Beane
Only team with a dinosaur mascot (its name is Dinger)
Colorado Rockies
Nickname for the rivalry between the Yankees and Mets
Subway Series
Player with the most no-hitters in MLB history
Nolan Ryan
Name of the giant wall at Fenway Park
The Green Monster
Minneapolis based company that is the namesake of the Twins' stadium
Target
# of years between the Cubs 2016 World Series win and their next recent
108
Who threw the first pitch in the first game back in New York after 9/11
George W. Bush
Team that makes its home at Comerica Park
Detroit Tigers
Term for when a pitcher strikes out the side with the minimum 9 total pitches
Immaculate Inning
The oldest person to ever play in the MLB, he was 59 at his peak age
Satchel Paige
Team whose stadium features a swimming pool in right field
Arizona Diamondbacks
Player notably sold to the Yankees for $100,000
Babe Ruth
Type of hitter that can bat both right and left handed
Switch hitter
In 2019, the Red Sox played twice against the Yankees overseas in this city
London
Team that is known as the "North-siders"
Chicago Cubs
Player with the most home runs for a single season (AL)
Aaron Judge
Player with the most home runs for a single season (NL)
Barry Bonds
Favorite team of popular mascot, the Phanatic
Philadelphia Phillies
The player named Larry Jones Jr. was more commonly known as
Chipper
How many World Series wins the Miami Marlins have
2
In 1994, this player nearly bat .400, but came up just short at .394
Tony Gwynn
Team that won't see a player wear a single-digit number ever again
New York Yankees
National landmark that can be seen from within Busch Stadium
Gateway Arch
Powdery bag on the mound that pitchers use to improve their grip
Rosin
Player nicknamed "Big Mac"
Mark McGwire
Team that became the ire of the league after using trash cans to relay pitches
Houston Astros
This naturally occurring event temporarily delayed the 1989 World Series
Earthquake
City that the Athletics announced in 2023 they are planning on relocating to
Las Vegas
Team that has the modern-era record for most wins in a single season (117)
Seattle Mariners
Team that has the modern-era record for most losses in a single season (120)
New York Mets
Tearing an elbow ligament results in a surgery named after this former player
Tommy John
WHIP is a statistic used to measure what kind of player
A pitcher
This team retired #455 in honor of the home sellout streak from 1995-2001
Cleveland Guardians
2 Comments
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Level 25
Sep 7, 2023
How about 25 mins
+2
Level 34
Nov 5, 2023
There are 5 teams in California, not 4