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  1. Which MLB team did Bo Jackson play for?

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    The New York Yankees
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    The New York Yankees
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    The Los Angeles Dodgers
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    The Los Angeles Dodgers
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    The California Angels
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    The California Angels
    The Baltimore Orioles
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    The Baltimore Orioles
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    The Cincinnati Reds
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    The Cincinnati Reds
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    You don't know Bo!

    Bo Jackson was a two sport athlete playing both professional football as well as professional baseball. Bo began his baseball career with the Kansas City Royals in 1986 and retired with the California Angels in 1994.

    You don't know Bo!
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  2. What did Arizona Diamondbacks Pitcher Randy Johnson hit with a pitch during a game in 2001?

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    A Fan's Grandmother
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    A Fan's Grandmother
    A Squirrel
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    A Squirrel
    Calvin Murray of the San Francisco Giants
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    Calvin Murray of the San Francisco Giants
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    SQUAWK!

    On March 21, 2001 Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson struck a bird with a pitch causing it to explode. The umpire ruled the play a no-pitch.

    SQUAWK!
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  3. Ebbets Field was home to which MLB franchise from 1913-1957?

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    The Philadelphia Phillies
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    The Philadelphia Phillies
    The New York Yankees
    The New York Yankees
    The Brooklyn Dodgers
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    The Brooklyn Dodgers
    The Cleveland Indians
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    The Cleveland Indians
    The New York Mets
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    The New York Mets
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    Dem bums!

    Ebbets Field was a Major League Baseball stadium in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York City. It is known mainly as the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team of the National League, from 1913 to 1957.

    Dem bums!
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  4. Who threw the fastest recorded baseball pitch in history?

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    Aroldis Chapman
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    Aroldis Chapman
    Nolan Ryan
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    Nolan Ryan
    Randy Johnson
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    Randy Johnson
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    The Cuban Missile!

    The fastest baseball pitch is 105.1 mph (169.14 km/h) and was thrown by Aroldis Chapman (Cuba) for the Cincinnati Reds in a game against the San Diego Padres, at PETCO Park, San Diego, California, USA, on 24 September 2010.

    The Cuban Missile!
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  5. Who has the highest career batting average?

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    The Georgia Peach!

    Outfielder Ty Cobb, whose career ended in 1928, has the highest batting average in Major League Baseball (MLB) history. He batted .366 over 24 seasons, mostly with the Detroit Tigers. In addition, he won a record 11 batting titles for leading the American League in BA over the course of an entire season.

    The Georgia Peach!
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  6. Which team does this mascot support?

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    Seattle Mariners
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    Seattle Mariners
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    Kansas City Royals
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    Kansas City Royals
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    Cleveland Indians
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    Cleveland Indians
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    Boston Red Sox
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    Boston Red Sox
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    Chicago White Sox
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    Chicago White Sox
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    Slider, don't swing!

    Slider is the mascot for the Cleveland Indians. He is a large, furry fuchsia-colored creature. He has a large yellow nose and shaggy yellow eyebrows. He was created in 1990, inspired by the Phillie Phanatic. He was best known for an injury during the 1995 American League Championship Series when he fell six feet off an outfield wall and tore knee ligaments. He was inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame in 2008.

    Slider, don't swing!
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  7. Who won the 2016 World Series?

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    The San Francisco Giants
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    The San Francisco Giants
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    The Chicago Cubs
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    The Chicago Cubs
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    The Cleveland Indians
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    The Cleveland Indians
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    The Tampa Bay Rays
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    The Tampa Bay Rays
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    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
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    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
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    The lovable losers finally win!

    After a 108 year championship drought the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in game 7 of the World Series with a final score of 8-7.

    The lovable losers finally win!
  8. Which baseball player is also commonly known by the nickname "Big Papi"?

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    David Ortiz
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    David Ortiz
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    Babe Ruth
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    Babe Ruth
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    Big Papi!

    David Américo Ortiz Arias, nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican American retired professional baseball player. Ortiz was a designated hitter in Major League Baseball who occasionally played first base.

    Big Papi!
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  9. Who broke the color barrier in baseball?

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    Ken Griffey Jr.
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    Ken Griffey Jr.
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    Satchel Paige
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    Satchel Paige
    Jackie Robinson
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    Jackie Robinson
    Hank Aaron
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    Hank Aaron
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    Breaking barriers!

    Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball second baseman who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. The Dodgers, by signing Robinson, heralded the end of racial segregation in professional baseball that had relegated black players to the Negro leagues since the 1880s. Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

    Breaking barriers!
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  10. Which MLB franchise has the best winning percentage of all time?

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    Chicago White Stockings (1886)
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    Chicago White Stockings (1886)
    Pittsburgh Pirates (1902)
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    Pittsburgh Pirates (1902)
    Chicago Cubs (1906)
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    Chicago Cubs (1906)
    Seattle Mariners (2001)
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    Seattle Mariners (2001)
    New York Yankees (1927)
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    New York Yankees (1927)
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    Wrong!

    The 1906 Chicago Cubs season was the 35th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 31st in the National League and the 14th at West Side Park. The team won the National League pennant with a record of 116–36, a full 20 games ahead of the second-place New

    The 1906 Chicago Cubs season was the 35th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 31st in the National League and the 14th at West Side Park. The team won the National League pennant with a record of 116–36, a full 20 games ahead of the second-place New
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Are You A True Baseball Fan?

There's a ballpark somewhere that's missing a batboy.

You had a bad game. It happens, you can learn from this and become even better next time. Focus on your skills and execution and you'll be back in the majors in no time!

There's a ballpark somewhere that's missing a batboy.
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Not too shabby.

You're swinging for the fences which is good, but sometimes you just gotta make contact with the ball. Keep studying this amazing game and one day you'll be great.

Not too shabby.
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You're a baseball encyclopedia!

You should be managing a team! You know this sport well and can hang with the best. Your knowledge of the great game is vast, you've been around the block and then some.

You're a baseball encyclopedia!
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