Sabr 39 Individual Trivia Preliminary

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Sabr 39 Individual Trivia Preliminary

  1. 1. SABR 39 Individual Trivia Preliminary Round<br />July 30, 2009<br />© 2009 T. Scott Brandon and Horsehide Trivia<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />20-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 Hall of Famers from the 1894 Baltimore Orioles.<br />Name the ten pitchers who have suffered 250 or more career losses.<br />Name the nine rookies who started for the Houston Colt .45’s on Sep 27, 1963.<br />Name the seven players who were declared no-risk free agents as a result of the Players’ Association collusion suit against the owners.<br />What are the eight ways to reach first base?<br />Name the seven managers who have won 500 or more games for a team, with multiple franchises.<br />Name the nine players who have been named to the All-Star team in more than 15 seasons (multi-game seasons [1959-62] only count once each year).<br />Name the three Hall of Famers who appeared in the 1951 movie Angels in the Outfield.<br />Name the four Baltimore Orioles Cy Young Award winners.<br />Name the ten players who have played 500 or more games at each middle infield position (2B and SS).<br />
  4. 4. ANSWERS<br />
  5. 5. ANSWERS – 1<br />Name the seven Hall of Famers from the 1894 Baltimore Orioles.<br />Dan Brouthers<br />Ned Hanlon (manager)<br />Hughie Jennings<br />Willie Keeler<br />Joe Kelley<br />John McGraw<br />Wilbert Robinson<br />
  6. 6. ANSWERS – 2<br />Name the ten pitchers who have suffered 250 or more career losses.<br />Cy Young (316)<br />Pud Galvin (310)<br />Nolan Ryan (292)<br />Walter Johnson (279)<br />Phil Niekro (274)<br />Gaylord Perry (265)<br />Don Sutton (256)<br />Jack Powell (254)<br />EppaRixey (251)<br />Bert Blyleven (250)<br />
  7. 7. ANSWERS – 3<br />Name the nine rookies who started for the Houston Colt .45’s on Sep 27, 1963.<br />Jay Dahl (P)<br />Brock Davis (LF)<br />Jerry Grote (C)<br />Sonny Jackson (SS)<br />Joe Morgan (2B)<br />Aaron Pointer (RF)<br />Rusty Staub (1B)<br />Glenn Vaughan (3B)<br />Jim Wynn (CF)<br />
  8. 8. ANSWERS – 4<br />Name the seven players who were declared no-risk free agents as a result of the Players’ Association collusion suit against the owners.<br />Juan Beniquez<br />Tom Brookens<br />Carlton Fisk<br />Kirk Gibson<br />Donnie Moore<br />Joe Niekro<br />Butch Wynegar<br />
  9. 9. ANSWERS – 5<br />What are the eight ways to reach first base?<br />Hit (including single, double, etc.)<br />Walk (including balk with no runners on and a 3-ball count)<br />Hit by pitch<br />Reached on error<br />Fielder’s choice<br />Dropped third strike (includes both Passed Ball and Wild Pitch on third strike)<br />Catcher’s interference<br />Fielder’s obstruction<br />
  10. 10. ANSWERS – 6<br />Name the seven managers who have won 500 or more games for a team, with multiple franchises.<br />Sparky Anderson (Reds 863, Tigers 1,331)<br />Leo Durocher (Cubs 535, Giants 637, Dodgers 738)<br />Ned Hanlon (Superbas 511, Orioles 555)<br />Tony LaRussa (White Sox 522, A&apos;s 798, Cardinals 1,141+)<br />Al Lopez (Indians 570, White Sox 840)<br />Bill McKechnie (560 Braves, 744 Reds)<br />Bobby Valentine (Mets 536, Rangers 581)<br />
  11. 11. ANSWERS – 7<br />Name the nine players who have been named to the All-Star team in more than 15 seasons (multi-game seasons [1959-62] only count once each year).<br />Hank Aaron (21)<br />Rod Carew (18)<br />Mickey Mantle (16)<br />Willie Mays (20)<br />Stan Musial (20)<br />Cal Ripken Jr. (19)<br />Pete Rose (17)<br />Ted Williams (17)<br />Carl Yastrzemski (18)<br />
  12. 12. ANSWERS – 8<br />Name the three Hall of Famers who appeared in the 1951 movie Angels in the Outfield.<br />Ty Cobb (as himself)<br />Joe DiMaggio (as himself)<br />Ralph Kiner (as home run-hitter)<br />
  13. 13. ANSWERS – 9<br />Name the four Baltimore Orioles Cy Young Award winners.<br />Mike Cuellar (1969)<br />Mike Flanagan (1979)<br />Jim Palmer (1973, 75-76)<br />Steve Stone (1980)<br />
  14. 14. ANSWERS – 10<br />Name the ten players who have played 500 or more games at each middle infield position (2B and SS).<br />Mariano Duncan (585 2B 540 SS)<br />Scott Fletcher (729 2B 839 SS)<br />Hod Ford (589 2B 846 SS)<br />Julio Franco (663 2B 715 SS)<br />Mark Grudzielanek (1,108 2B 626 SS)<br />Granny Hamner (568 2B 934 SS)<br />Rabbit Maranville (513 2B 2,153 SS) <br />Dick McAuliffe (971 2B 666 SS)<br />Jose Offerman (595 2B 607 SS)<br />Tony Womack (529 2B 516 SS)<br />

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