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Baseball: The Obvious and the Obscure

This quiz is a mixture of oddball facts and stories, historically significant records, and general knowledge of the game.


Quiz ID:#5867
Fun:** (1.92)
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Category:Sports > Baseball
Created By:joshmayesh*us*!!!!!




#1   Who developed and threw the "eephus" pitch?

#2   Who was the 1985 National League Rookie of the Year?

#3   Who was the first official designated hitter (DH) in the American League?

#4   What was Mark Fidrych's nickname?

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#5   Who broke Don Drysdale's record for consecutive scoreless innings pitched?

#6   Who coined the hitter's mantra " . . .hit 'em where they ain't"?

#7   Up to and including the 2006 season, what team has produced the most rookie of the year winners? (They won while playing for this team.)

#8   What does it mean if a player is said to have "rabbit ears"?

#9   Who played first base alongside Joe Tinker and Johnny Evers, as memorialized in the famed poem by Franklin Pierce Adams?

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#10   What umpire was maligned for his blown call in the 6th game of the 1985 World Series?





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