Baseball Trivia 1

How well do you know America's pastime? Baseball has many years of history and interesting facts. Only a few know it all and many people think they know a lot. How much do you really know?

Do you have the knowledge of a tee ball player or a hall of famer? This quiz will determine where you stand among the greats. I doubt you have the knowledge of a hall of fame player. In a few minutes we'll know for sure!

Created by: Adam Pomerening

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  1. Who developed the Knickerbocker Rules -- the first published rules of modern baseball -- in 1845?
  2. One summer afternoon in 1939, at Cooperstown in upstate New York, following a game of town ball, Abner Doubleday sat down and established rules for a brand new game, and called it baseball?
  3. Baseball is thought to be a descendant of what English game?
  4. Who said, 'Keep your eye on the ball and hit 'em where they ain't'?
  5. Who was the first player to reach 3,000 hits?
  6. Which Hall of Fame pitcher is credited with inventing the curve ball?
  7. Who was the first southpaw to win 300 games?
  8. Who was the first player to have his signature branded into a Louisville Slugger bat in 1905?
  9. What Hall of Famer was known as 'The Georgia Peach'?
  10. Who holds the Major League record for the most times hitting 3 homers in one game, a feat he performed 6 times?
  11. Who is the other player along with Mize to hit 3 seasons of more than 40 home runs without any seasons of 30-39 home runs?
  12. Who holds the record for wins (3,776) by a manager?
  13. What was Cy Young's real name?
  14. What was the first team to make numbers a permanent part of the uniform?
  15. Who was not a member of the inaugural Hall of Fame class in 1936?
  16. Who was the oldest player to debut in the majors?
  17. Who holds the record for most career no-hitters with seven?
  18. Who is the only player to win the All-Star MVP and World Series MVP in the same season?
  19. Who was the first player to win the MVP Award on a last-place team?
  20. After his streak was ended at 56 consecutive games with at least one hit, Joe Dimaggio began another streak beginning with the very next game that lasted how many games?
  21. Ted Williams ended his record breaking season with what average?
  22. Which of the following major league players is not part of the 40/40 club(hit 40 home runs and steal 40 bases in the same season)?
  23. Who holds the Major League Baseball record for most hits in a single season?

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