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Dave Parker played for which of these teams in 1978?

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Pittsburgh Pirates. Dave Parker played his firs MLB game in 1973, and in the 1978 season hit 30 home runs.

In baseball, what is a perfect game?

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No Batter Reaches Base. A perfect game must be both a no-hitter and a shutout, by definition.

Who was the National League Player of the Month for May 2018?

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Scooter Gennett. In 2017, Scooter Gennett became the 17th player in MLB history to hit four home runs in a game.

Felix Hernandez led the AL in which category in 2010?

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ERA. Felix Hernandez led the AL with a 2.27 ERA in 2010.

Which Milwaukee Brewer won the American League MVP Award twice?

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Robin Yount. Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Robin Yount won the AL MVP award in 1982 and 1989.

Who was the last New York Yankee to wear number 23?

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Don Mattingly. Don Mattingly won nine Gold Gloves during his baseball career; his number 23 was retired by the Yankees in 1997.

Boog Powell played for which of these teams in 1970?

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Baltimore Orioles. Boog Powell played for the Orioles from September 26, 1961 to August 24, 1977.

Which pitcher won the National League Cy Young Award in 1995?

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Greg Maddux. 1995 Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux has over 300 career wins and 3,000 career strike-outs.

What did the NY Giants do in the 1921 World Series that no team has done since?

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They Won 5 Games. The 1921 World Series was the last Series played in a best of 9 format.

Who was the first woman hired to run a club in organized baseball?

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Lanny Moss. Lanny Moss was hired to manage the unaffiliated Portland Mavericks in 1974 by owner Bing Russell, who was also actor Kurt Russell's father.

What is defined as "the number of earned runs that a pitcher gives up every nine innings"?

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ERA. The earned run average statistic was first used in 1912 in response to the growing trend of teams using relief pitchers to finish games.

What injury had an immense effect on Curt Schilling's pitching in the 2005 season?

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Ankle. Curt Schilling's bloody sock from his 2004 season now resides in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Which two hit homers before they were 20 years old, and also after they were 40?

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Rusty Staub And Ty Cobb. Rusty Staub was inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame in 1986.

Who of the following was not one of the original four players elected to the Hall of Fame?

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Lou Gehrig. Lou had not been retired for the mandatory five years yet to get in the Hall of Fame in 1936, when the first four people were elected to the hall of fame.

What clubhouse prank was Sparky Lyle famous for?

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Sitting On Cakes. Sparky Lyle, the first reliever to win the AL Cy Young Award, led the American League with 23 saves in the Yankees 1976 premiership.

Who hit a team-leading 32 home runs for the 2004 Nationals?

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Brad Wilkerson And Tony Batista. Brad Wilkerson played for Texas in 2004, but was born in Owensboro, KY, and went to college in Florida.

Who won baseball's 1992 World Series, beating the Atlanta Braves 4 games to 2?

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Toronto Blue Jays. The 1992 World Series was the first World Series in the history of Major League Baseball to have been played outside of the United States.

Which MLB team has Darryl Strawberry not played with?

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Detroit Tigers. Baseball's Darryl Strawberry was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1997.

How much did Jose Canseco sell his World Series ring for?

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$40,000. Jose Canseco was the first player to hit 40 home runs and steal 40 bases in one season.

Who won the 2001 American League Rookie of the Year Award in MLB?

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Ichiro Suzuki. Ichiro Suzuki won a Gold Glove in each of his first six years in MLB.

 

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