The player who compiled at least 400 total bases in five seasons (no one else did it in four).

Rogers Hornsby
Wade Boggs
Lou Gehrig
Miguel Cabrera


Which three players hit 500 home runs but never struck out 85 times in a season.

Mel Ott, Gary Sheffield, Ted Williams
Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Mike Schmidt
Mel Ott, Mickey Mantle, Eddie Murray
Albert Pujols, Frank Robinson, Ted Williams


The last player to steal 100 bases in one season.

Rickey Henderson (1988)
Tim Raines (1983)
Vince Coleman (1987)
Marquis Grissom (1992)


The four players to steal a base in four decades.

Lou Brock, Vince Coleman, Rickey Henderson, Tim Raines
Bob Bescher, Ty Cobb, Rickey Henderson, Kenny Lofton
Rickey Henderson, Tim Raines, Omar Vizquel, Ted Williams
Lou Brock, Omar Vizquel, Ted Williams, Maury Wills


Before Madison Bumgarner in 2014, the only pitcher to win three world championships before age 26.

Andy Pettitte
Spud Chandler
Whitey Ford
Vida Blue


The only World Series between teams with fewer than 90 regular-season wins.



The Most Valuable Player award winner who played the most games (65) as a designated hitter.

Don Baylor (1979)
Frank Robinson (1993)
Rod Carew (1977)
Robin Yount (1982)


Which two of the five players with the highest career batting averages are not in the Hall of Fame.

Barry Bonds and Tim Raines
Joe Jackson and Lefty O'Doul
Mike Piazza and Jeff Bagwell
Joe Jackson and Alan Trammell


The pitcher who started a World Series Game 1 for three teams.

Rollie Fingers
Mariano Rivera
Lefty Gomez
Jack Morris


Which team today has gone the longest without appearing in the postseason.

Cleveland Indians
Toronto Blue Jays
Seattle Mariners
Houston Astros


The only pitcher to lead the majors in earned-run average four consecutive years.

Clayton Kershaw
Greg Maddux
Pedro Martinez
Roger Clemens


The two post-World War II pitchers to win 20 games in fewer than 30 starts.

Roger Clemens, Ron Guidry
Rollie Fingers, Greg Maddux
Clayton Kershaw, Pedro Martinez
Randy Johnson, Tom Seaver


The only pitcher to give up seven or more earned runs in consecutive postseason starts.

Clayton Kershaw
Tom Seaver
Jake Peavy
Hal Newhouser


The manager with 20 consecutive winning seasons.

Joe McCarthy
Bobby Cox
Sparky Anderson
Earl Weaver


The manager with the highest winning percentage.

Cap Anson
Joe McCarthy
Harry Wright
Charlie Grimm


The player who pitched five shutouts in his first seven starts.

Warren Spahn
Nolan Ryan
Hippo Vaughn
Fernando Valenzuela


The only rookie to win a Cy Young award.

Mordecai Brown
Fernando Valenzuela
Randy Johnson
Roger Clemens


The player who won consecutive batting titles for the 1951 and 1952 Philadelphia Athletics.

Elmer Valo
Gus Zernial
Eddie Joost
Ferris Fain


The first pitcher to win at least 30 games in three consecutive seasons.

Christy Mathewson
Grover Cleveland Alexander
Greg Maddux
Eddie Plank


The two pitchers with 373 wins.

Grover Cleveland Alexander, Christy Mathewson
Pud Galvin, Christy Mathewson
Roger Clemens, Tim Keefe
Steve Carlton, Nolan Ryan


Which pitcher won the most games in a three-year period.

Walter Johnson
Grover Cleveland Alexander
Greg Maddux
Christy Mathewson


Who has received the most Hall of Fame votes without being admitted.

Fred McGriff
Gary Sheffield
Gil Hodges
Curt Schilling


Who over 12 seasons led first basemen in home runs, RBIs, total bases, extra-base hits and OPS.

Johnny Mize
Gil Hodges
Lou Gehrig
Jimmie Foxx


In the 500-home-run club, whose strikeouts per home run ratio of 1.74 is second to Ted Williams' record of 1.36.

Ernie Banks
Willie McCovey
Albert Pujols
Mickey Mantle


The only player to hit at least .300, with at least 30 doubles, 30 homers and 100 RBIs in 10 consecutive seasons.

Albert Pujols
Hank Aaron
Stan Musial
Carl Yastrzemski


Which three pitchers won their league's triple crown (wins, strikeouts, ERA) three times.

Grover Cleveland Alexander, Walter Johnson, Sandy Koufax
Randy Johnson, Walter Johnson, Lefty Gomez
Grover Cleveland Alexander, Lefty Grove, Christy Mathewson
Bob Feller, Lefty Grove, Dazzy Vance


The only current major league city never to host a World Series.

San Diego


Who played the most games at shortstop and has the highest fielding percentage (minimum 1,000 games).

Cal Ripken
Ozzie Smith
Derek Jeter
Omar Vizquel


The only team to make the playoffs while finishing last in the major leagues in home runs and walks.

2004 Red Sox
2014 Royals
2002 Angels
2003 Marlins


The pitcher with the most consecutive wins.

Schoolboy Rowe
Lefty Grove
Jack Sanford
Carl Hubbell


Who is fifth, behind Mark McGwire, Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds and Jim Thome, in the best ratio of at bats per home run.

Ralph Kiner
Harmon Killebrew
Ted Williams
Jimmie Foxx


Who won three of the first four American League batting titles.

Ed Delahanty
Nap Lajoie
Ty Cobb
Tris Speaker


The two hitters with two 20 home-run seasons before their 21st birthdays.

Bryce Harper, Mike Trout
Yasiel Puig, Mike Trout
Tony Conigliaro, Bryce Harper
Bryce Harper, Yasiel Puig


The leader in career games pitched.

Randy Johnson
Dennis Eckersley
Mike Stanton
Jesse Orosco


The pitcher with the most strikeouts in a season in the 1980s.

Steve Carlton, 1982
Roger Clemens, 1988
Nolan Ryan, 1989
Mike Scott, 1986


The three players who hold their franchises' records for singles, doubles, triples and home runs.

George Brett, Stan Musial, Robin Yount
George Brett, Babe Ruth, Mike Piazza
Hank Aaron, Gil Hodges, Tris Speaker
Ernie Banks, Rogers Hornsby, Robin Yount


How many times Greg Maddux lead the league in strikeouts.



The pitcher who had 999 walks with three games remaining in his career, and walked no one in those three.

Greg Maddux
Bob Feller
Nolan Ryan
Randy Johnson


The highest career batting average for a career that began after World War II.

Mike Stanton
Wade Boggs
Tony Gwynn
Larry Walker


The first National Leaguer to hit 500 home runs.

Carl Yastrzemski
Ted Williams
Mel Ott
Mickey Mantle


Bonus question: Explaining how cold weather can shorten by 25 feet the distance a fly ball travels, he said: "If the fence is 338 feet [away] and you hit the ball 338 feet, you'll be 25 feet short."

Bill Veeck
Ralph Kiner
Harry Caray
Casey Stengel

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