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In 1995, a state bill to build a new stadium was signed into law by which future Cabinet member?

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Tommy Thompson. Tommy Thompson was appointed to head The Department Of Homeland Security during George W. Bush's presidency.

What World Series team in the 90's included Hershiser, Ramirez and Grissom?

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Cleveland Indians. In 1991, Orel Hershiser was on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine.

Who won the 1919 World Series?

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Cincinnati Reds. The Cincinnati Reds won the scandal-filled 1919 World Series that saw White Sox players such as outfielder Joe Jackson charged with conspiring to fix the outcome.

What former All-Star pitcher did the Baltimore Orioles send to Montreal for Ken Singleton?

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Dave McNally. Pitcher Dave McNally retired after winning only three games for the Expos.

What team's manager won the 2000 National League Manager of the Year?

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San Francisco Giants. The Giants' Dusty Baker was the NL Manager of the Year in 2000.

The 2018 NY Mets are wearing an autographed patch of what former player?

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Rusty Staub. Rusty Staub played in Major League Baseball for 23 years, he died on March 29, 2018, a few days before his 74th birthday,

Mark Teixeira was a star baseball player at which college?

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Georgia Tech. Mark Teixeira occasionally appeared as a relief pitcher while playing for Georgia Tech.

Which popular Dodger hit 407 home runs and 1,333 RBI's in his lifetime?

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Duke Snider. Duke Snider was elected to the Baseball hall of fame in 1980, receiving 333 votes out of a possible 385.

What team defeated the San Francisco Giants in the 1987 NLCS?

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St. Louis Cardinals. The San Francisco Giants swept the St. Louis Cardinals in a four-game regular season series in 1987 before losing to them in the NLCS.

Who came in 2nd place in 2015 AL MVP voting?

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Mike Trout. In 2015, Mike Trout became the youngest player in MLB history to reach 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases.

Who was the first Major Leaguer to turn to sports writing after his playing career?

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Tim Murnane. Tim Murnane played his last season of Major League Baseball in 1884 as the first baseman and manager of the Boston Reds.

Who else besides the Yankees have won three consecutive World Series?

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Oakland. The Oakland A's won 3 straight titles from 1972 to 1974.

As a member of which team did Ozzie Smith break into the Major Leagues?

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San Diego Padres. Ozzie Smith played four of his nineteen Major League seasons with the San Diego Padres.

Who sold Babe Ruth to baseball's New York Yankees?

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Harry Frazee. In 1920, Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for $100,000 and a $300,000 loan.

In what city did the Pirates hold spring training in 2016?

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Bradenton. McKechnie Field is the spring training home for Pittsburgh, located in Bradenton, Florida.

What player was called "The Arkansas Hummingbird"?

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Lon Warneke. Lon Warneke won 22 games for the Cubs twice and had a career ERA of 3.18.

What was the score of the final game of the 1993 World Series?

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8-6 Blue Jays Winning. The Blue Jays' win of the 1993 World Series gave them back-to-back World Championships.

Mitch Moreland and which other Texas Rangers player hit a home run in Game three of the 2010 World Series?

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Josh Hamilton. Josh Hamilton was traded from the Reds for pitcher Edinson Volquez and Danny Herrera.

What New York Met was known as "The Hammer"?

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John Milner. New York Met John Milner took the nickname "The Hammer" out of admiration for his idol, Hank Aaron.

In Game 7 of the 2001 World Series, how many base runners did the Yankees have in the first 6 innings?

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1. In Game 7 of the 2001 World Series, Arizona's starting pitcher, Curt Shilling, held the Yankees to one base runner for six innings.

 

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