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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know The Most Iconic Photos In Baseball History?

Put your baseball knowledge to the ultimate test: a 15-question multiple-choice quiz.

  1. 1. When this happened, what was the score and game situation?

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    The Cubs were winning 3-0 in the 8th inning with one out; they'd go on to give up eight runs in the frame.

  2. 2. Why is this photo special?

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    This photo has no historical significance. It was taken during a regular season series against the Cubs.

  3. 3. Where was Eddie Gaedel before he made his MLB debut?

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    Gaedel played in the second game of a double-header for the St. Louis Browns. After the first game of the twinbill, he had popped out of a papier-mache cake to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the American League.

  4. 4. Who was the opposing pitcher in this game?

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    Martinez might have won the fight, but Clemens won the game.

  5. 5. When did Carlton Fisk wave it fair?

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    The infamous home run came in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series.

  6. 6. What team were the Orioles facing when Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played?

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    The game was between the Orioles and the California Angels.

  7. 7. How many innings did Curt Schilling pitch in this game?

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    Schilling pitched seven innings, striking out four and allowing one run.

  8. 8. Who was in the on-deck circle before Kirk Gibson came out of the clubhouse to pinch-hit?

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    With two outs in the 9th inning of Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, Tommy Lasorda inserted Kirk Gibson to pinch hit, bringing Dave Anderson back to the dugout from the on-deck circle.

  9. 9. On this day, Rickey Henderson broke the record for career stolen bases, giving him how many?

  10. 10. When was this photo taken?

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    This photograph was taken in 1965 after Mantle had struck out.

  11. 11. Which player did NOT participate in the game pictured below?

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    In the August 4, 1993 contest Pudge Rodriguez was catching for Rangers; Bo Jackson pinch hit for the White Sox. Frank Thomas would go on to win the MVP award that year, but did not play.

  12. 12. What spot in the lineup was Jackie Robinson batting during this game?

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    Robinson stole home in Game 1 of the 1955 World Series — during which the Hall Of Famer, 36 years old and nearing the end of his career, was batting seventh.

  13. 13. What were the first words of Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech?

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    "Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth" is the most recognized part of that speech, but that's not how it started.

  14. 14. Who did NOT score on this play?

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    Henderson and Molitor scored on Joe Carter's 1993 Series-winning homer. Carter was hitting cleanup; Alomar was batting sixth. Batting fifth? John Olerud.

  15. 15. Who scored on this error by Bill Buckner?

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    Mookie Wilson was the batter and Ray Knight scored the infamous run.