Baseball Trivia Questions

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    Baseball Trivia

    Trivia about all things baseball including MLB, MiLB, Independent, and college baseball.

  • Baseball Trivia

    Baseball Trivia

    Trivia about all things baseball including MLB, MiLB, Independent, and college baseball.

Baseball Movie Memorable Quotes

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What baseball movies featured these quotes:

  • If you build it, he will come.
  • Pick me out a winner, Bobby.

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The quotes came from the following movies:

  • If you build it, he will come.” – Field of Dreams (1989) starring Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones, and Ray Liotta
  • Pick me out a winner, Bobby.” – The Natural (1984) starring Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, and Glenn Close.

Famous Baseball Quote About Age

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Who said – “Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.“?

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Pitching great Satchel Paige is credited with saying “Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter.”

First Baseball Movie

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According to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, what was the first Baseball movie?

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If you got this right you really know your movies! According to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the first baseball movie was Little Sunset from 1915. You can find this out, and other baseball movie trivia at the “Baseball at the Movies” exhibit on the first floor of the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.

Played for the Most Pennant Winners and World Series Champions

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What Major League Baseball player played on the most pennant winning teams and world championship teams?

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The Major League Baseball player to play for the most pennant winners and world champions is the Yankees Yogi Berra.

Yogi played for 14 pennant winning teams (the Yankees) and on 10 world championship teams (the Yankees in 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, and 1963). Yogi was also a 15 time all-star and won the American League MVP 3 times (1951, 1954, and 1955).

Red Sox Spring Training Locations

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What are the last three locations that the Boston Red Sox have conducted their spring training?

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The Boston Red Sox currently conduct spring training in Fort Myers, Florida where they have been since 1993. Prior to that, the Red Sox held spring training in Winter Haven, Florida (1966-1992), and Scottsdale, Arizona (1959-1965).

Other locations prior to Scottsdale include: Charlottesville, VA (1901); Augusta, GA (1902); Macon, GA (1903-1906); Little Rock, AK (1907-1908); Hot Springs, AK (1909-1910, 1912-1918, 1920-1923); Redound Beach, CA (1911); Tampa, FL (1919); San Antonio, TX (1924); New Orleans, LA (1925-1927); Bridgetown, FL (1928-1929); Pentacle, FL (1930-1931); Savannah, GA (1932); Sarasota, FL (1933-1942, 1946-1958); Medford, MA (1943-1944); and Atlantic City, NJ (1945).

Last Legal Spitballer

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Who was the last Major League Baseball pitcher officially permitted to throw the spitball?

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Hall-of-Famer Burleigh Grimes, nicknamed “Ol’ Stubblebeard”, made his major league debut on September 10, 1916 as a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates. When the spitball was banned from baseball in 1920, Grimes was named as one of the 17 established pitchers who would be allowed to continue to legally throw the pitch. Making the most of this advantage, Grimes won 270 games over the course of his 19-year career and pitched in four World Series. At the time of his retirement in 1934, Grimes was the last remaining spitball pitcher left in the league. He was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee in 1964.

Most Consecutive North American Professional Sports Championships

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What team holds the record for the most consecutive professional sports championships in North America?

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The NBA’s Boston Celtics hold the record for the most consecutive professional sports championships in North America with eight NBA titles from 1959 to 1966. This was in a run of 10 consecutive appearances in the NBA Finals (from 1957 to 1966) in which the Celtics won the championship nine times.

Two teams are tied for second on the list with five consecutive wins. The first are the NHL’s Montreal Canadiens who won the Stanley Cup five times in a row from 1956 to 1960. This was part of seven consecutive appearances in the Stanley Cup Finals in which the Canadiens went 5 and 2.

The other team with five consecutive championships are the New York Yankees who won the World Series five times in a row from 1949 to 1953. Interestingly the New York Giants won the World Series in 1954, the Brooklyn Dodgers won it in 1955, and the Yankees won it again in 1956 so the World Series Champion was from New York eight years in a row.

Walk-Off Home Run to Win World Series

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Who hit the first walk-off home run to win a world series? When did he do it? What other baseball great was a spectator?

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Hall of famer Bill Mazeroski hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 9th in the 1960 World Series to win the series for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Yankees. Another hall of famer, Yogi Berra, playing left field that day, watched the ball go out for the home run.

Number of World Series Games for Yogi

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In how many World Series Games did Yogi Berra play?

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In his 18 seasons with the New York Yankees, Yogi Berra played in a total of 75 World Series games in 14 World Series (1947, 1949. 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963). In those 75 games he had 71 hits and 12 home runs. The Yankees won 10 of the 14 series in which Yogi played.

Winner of 2nd World Series

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When was the second World Series played and who won that series?

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The 1904 World Series was boycotted by the New York Giants so the second World Series was played in 1905. Ironically, it was won by the same New York Giants who boycotted the 1904 Series. They beat the Philadelphia Athletics 4 games to 1.