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Dan’s Dugout: Try This Cooperstown Quiz


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Hank Aaron (44) and Eddie Mathews  Photo credit: Dan Schlossberg

Hank Aaron (44) and Eddie Mathews
Photo credit: Dan Schlossberg

New York, NY – How much do Latino Sports readers know about baseball history? With just hours to go before the revelation of new Hall of Famers, it’s time to play Cooperstown trivia. Try these on for size:

  1. What Hall of Famers hold the record for home runs hit during the time they were teammates?
  2. What number did Mickey Mantle wear as a rookie?
  3. True or False? Ernie Banks won consecutive MVP awards.
  4. What was Warren Spahn’s last team?
  5. How many times did Stan Musial led his league in home runs?
  6. How many times did Willie Mays lead his league in runs batted in?
  7. Name a Hall of Famer whose nickname was Pudge.
  8. True or False? Hoyt Wilhelm was the first relief pitcher elected to Cooperstown.
  9. What living Hall of Fame pitcher won the most games?
  10. What logo is on Tony La Russa’s plaque in the Hall of Fame gallery?
  11. Which Hall of Fame starting pitcher had a losing record?
  12. What Hall of Famer gave up the first home run hit by Willie Mays?
  13. Who was the first Hall of Famer to win MVP awards while playing different positions?
  14. What Hall of Famer holds the record for best batting average in a season?
  15. Of Nolan Ryan’s seven no-hitters, how many were perfect games?
  16. What Hall of Famer holds the National League record for stolen bases in a season?
  17. True or False? Steve Carlton, Greg Malddux, and Tom Glavine never pitched a no-hitter.
  18. What Hall of Fame pitcher was married to a basketball star?
  19. Name Babe Ruth’s last team.
  20. What Hall of Famer won MVP awards in both leagues?
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About Dan Schlossberg

Former AP sportswriter Dan Schlossberg of Fair Lawn, NJ has produced 35 baseball books, including autobiographies of Ron Blomberg, Al Clark, and Milo Hamilton. Also a broadcaster, he is the host and executive producer of Braves Banter and Travel Itch Radio and a contributor to Sirius XM.

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