More Baseball Trivia
Cutter. Pitcher Mariano Rivera's "cutter" has earned comparisons to a buzz saw for its ability to break bats.
Wild Card. In major league baseball, a wild card team is a team with the best record in its league apart from the division winners.
Joe Nuxhall. Left-handed pitcher Joe Nuxhall was only 14 when he debuted in the Major Leagues during World War II.
13 Walks. In addition to the 7 MVP Awards and 12 Silver Slugger Awards, Bonds is the only member of the 500 home runs/500 stolen bases club (500/500 Club).
Willie Bloomquist. Willie Bloomquist was drafted by Seattle out of high school but chose to attend Arizona State University.
.490. Baseball great Reggie Jackson was nicknamed "Mr. October" for his spectacular World Series performances.