Sabr 39 Team Trivia Quarterfinal

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Sabr 39 Team Trivia Quarterfinal

  1. 1. SABR 39 Team Trivia Quarterfinal (Speed) Round<br />July 30, 2009<br />© 2009 T. Scott Brandon and Horsehide Trivia<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />10-minute timed round<br />10 multiple-choice questions<br />Every answer worth one point<br />If you fill in all correct answers for a question, your points for that question are doubled<br />
  3. 3. Questions<br />Name the seven managers who have guided a team to a modern (post-1900) World Series championship, but never played in the Major Leagues.<br />Name the thirteen players who pitched 1,000 or more games in the Major Leagues.<br />Which seven members of the 3,000 hits club collected hits in both the AL and the NL?<br />Which five Hall of Fame members were elected as Negro League executives?<br />Name the four pitchers who struck out 3,000 or more batters for one team.<br />Name the eight Major League players who have palindromic last names.<br />Name the eight American League teams that competed in the first year the AL was considered a Major League.<br />Name the seven players who have won the NL Rookie of the Year Award while playing for the Reds.<br />Name the ten players who have appeared in a Major League game for both the Orioles and Nationals.<br />The 1924 Philadelphia Athletics were the first AL team with nine batters reaching 100 hits in the same season. Name the nine Athletics who topped 100 hits that year.<br />
  4. 4. ANSWERS<br />
  5. 5. ANSWERS – 1<br />Name the seven managers who have guided a team to a modern (post-1900) World Series championship, but never played in the Major Leagues.<br />Pants Rowland (1917 White Sox)<br />Ed Barrow (1918 Yankees)<br />Joe McCarthy (1932, 36-39, 41, 43 Yankees)<br />Johnny Keane (1964 Cardinals)<br />Earl Weaver (1970 Orioles)<br />Jim Leyland (1997 Marlins)<br />Jack McKeon (2003 Marlins)<br />
  6. 6. ANSWERS – 2<br />Name the thirteen players who pitched 1,000 or more games in the Major Leagues.<br />Jesse Orosco (1,252)<br />Mike Stanton (1,178) <br />John Franco (1,119) <br />Dennis Eckersley (1,071) <br />Hoyt Wilhelm (1,070) <br />Dan Plesac (1,064) <br />Mike Timlin (1,058)<br />Kent Tekulve (1,050)<br />Jose Mesa (1,022)<br />Lee Smith (1,022)<br /><ul><li>Roberto Hernandez (1,010)
  7. 7. Mike Jackson (1,005)
  8. 8. Rich Gossage (1,002) </li></li></ul><li>ANSWERS – 3<br />Which seven members of the 3,000 hits club collected hits in both the AL and the NL?<br />Napoleon Lajoie (2,521 AL, 721 NL)<br />Paul Waner (1 AL, 3,151 NL)<br />Hank Aaron (171 AL, 3,600 NL)<br />Eddie Murray (2,454 AL, 801 NL)<br />Dave Winfield (1,976 AL, 1,134 NL)<br />Rafael Palmeiro (2.763 AL, 257 NL)<br />Rickey Henderson (2,604 AL, 451 NL)<br />
  9. 9. ANSWERS – 4<br />Which five Hall of Fame members were elected as Negro League executives?<br />Effa Manley<br />Alex Pompez<br />Cum Posey<br />Sol White<br />J.L. Wilkinson<br />
  10. 10. ANSWERS – 5<br />Name the four pitchers who struck out 3,000 or more batters for one team.<br />Walter Johnson (3,509 for Washington Senators)<br />Bob Gibson (3,117 for St. Louis Cardinals)<br />Steve Carlton (3,031 for Philadelphia Phillies)<br />John Smoltz (3,011 for Atlanta Braves)<br />
  11. 11. ANSWERS – 6<br />Name the eight Major League players who have palindromic last names.<br />Truck Hannah<br />Toby Harrah<br />Eddie Kazak<br />Dick Nen<br />Robb Nen<br />Dave Otto<br />Johnny Reder<br />Mark Salas<br />
  12. 12. ANSWERS – 7<br />Name the eight American League teams that competed in the first year the AL was considered a Major League.<br />Baltimore Orioles<br />Boston Americans<br />Chicago White Sox<br />Cleveland Blues<br />Detroit Tigers<br />Milwaukee Brewers<br />Philadelphia Athletics<br />Washington Senators<br />
  13. 13. ANSWERS – 8<br />Name the seven players who have won the NL Rookie of the Year Award while playing for the Reds.<br />Frank Robinson (1956)<br />Pete Rose (1963)<br />Tommy Helms (1966)<br />Johnny Bench (1968)<br />Pat Zachry (1976)<br />Chris Sabo (1988)<br />Scott Williamson (1999)<br />
  14. 14. ANSWERS – 9<br />Name the ten players who have appeared in a Major League game for both the Orioles and Nationals.<br />Winston Abreu<br />Tony Batista<br />Hector Carrasco<br />Bernie Castro<br />Deivi Cruz<br />John Halama<br />Jeffrey Hammonds<br />Willie Harris<br />Luis Matos<br />Keith Osik<br />
  15. 15. ANSWERS – 10<br />The 1924 Philadelphia Athletics were the first AL team with nine batters reaching 100 hits in the same season. Name the nine Athletics who topped 100 hits that year.<br />Al Simmons (253)<br />Bill Lamar (202)<br />Bing Miller (151)<br />Jimmie Dykes (150)<br />Jim Poole (143)<br />Mickey Cochrane (139)<br />Sammy Hale (135)<br />Chick Galloway (116)<br />Max Bishop (103)<br />

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