60 Baseball Trivia Questions & Answers (Hard/Easy)
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Baseball Trivia Questions and Answers
Trivia Question: Babe Ruth played through what years in baseball?
Answer: 1914 to 1935.
Trivia Question: What year was the MLB formed?
Trivia Question: What leagues does the MLB have?
Answer: National League and American League.
Trivia Question: Who was the first major league player to hit a home run?
Answer: Mike Griffin.
Trivia Question: Who is the only pitcher to win three Major League World Series in three different decades?
Answer: Jim Palmer.
Trivia Question: How many home runs did Barry Bonds hit?
Trivia Question: How many home runs did Ken Griffey Jr. hit?
Trivia Question: When was the last time the Boston Red Sox won a World Series?
Trivia Question: Lee Richmond is best known for doing what Major League Baseball first in 1929?
Answer: An unassisted triple play.
Trivia Question: Who was the first player to hit a "grand slam?"
Answer: Roger Conner.
Trivia Question: How many grand slams did Derek Jeter hit in his career?
Trivia Question: Who was the first pitcher to throw a "no-hitter" in Major League Baseball?
Answer: George Bradley.
Trivia Question: How long have the New York Yankees been a team in Major League Baseball?
Answer: Since 1901.
Trivia Question: When was the first World Series in baseball?
Trivia Question: Where is the National Baseball Hall of Fame located?
Answer: Cooperstown, New York.
Trivia Question: How many innings are played in baseball?
Trivia Question: What is the batting average of Derek Jeter?
Trivia Question: Who led the major leagues in hits in the 1990s?
Answer: Mark Grace.
Trivia Question: Who was the first pitcher to allow no hits on a complete game and still lose the game?
Answer: Ken Johnson.
Trivia Question: What pitcher won a Cy Young Award to pitch a perfect game and make a record-breaking 2,500 strikeouts with the same team?
Answer: Max Scherzer.
Trivia Question: Who was the first player to win the Cy Young Award in consecutive seasons?
Answer: Steve Carlton.
Trivia Question: Who holds the record for the most valuable player awards?
Answer: Barry Bonds.
Trivia Question: The Boston Braves' original name in baseball was what?
Answer: The Boston Bees.
Trivia Question: The Cleveland Indians head coach in 2011 was who?
Answer: Terrence Jon Francona.
Trivia Question: What team moved to Washington D.C. to become the Washington Nationals?
Answer: The Expos.
Trivia Question: In what year did the Washington Nationals move to Washington D.C.?
Trivia Question: When was the first all-star game played?
Answer: July 6th, 1933.
Trivia Question: Who holds the most amounts of home runs for the White Sox?
Answer: Frank Thomas.
Trivia Question: Lou Gehrig played through what years in baseball?
Answer: 1923 to 1939.
Trivia Question: Who was the first pitcher to strike out Babe Ruth?
Answer: Jackie Mitchell. Fun fact: it was his trademark sinker that stumped Babe Ruth!
Trivia Question: What is Babe Ruth's full real name?
Answer: George Herman Ruth, Jr.
Trivia Question: Cal Ripken Jr. holds the record for what in baseball?
Answer: Playing 2,632 consecutive games in baseball.
Trivia Question: What pitcher gave up the most home runs to Willie Mays?
Answer: Warren Spahn.
Trivia Question: Who is the oldest pitcher in Major League history?
Answer: Jamie Moyer at 49 years of age.
Trivia Question: What player goes by the nickname "Captain Clutch?"
Answer: Kayte Hunter.
Trivia Question: What year were the Minnesota Twins founded?
Trivia Question: Who is the owner of the New York Yankees?
Answer: Harold Steinbrenner.
Trivia Question: How much was Derek Jeter paid while playing for the New York Yankees?
Answer: $12,000,000 annual salary.
Trivia Question: Who are the two players who hit grand slams for the Dodgers in one game?
Answer: Matt Beaty and AJ Pollock.
Trivia Question: Who was the manager who was ejected from two double-header games?
Answer: Earl Weaver.
Trivia Question: Who was the first player in major league history to have his number retired?
Answer: Lou Gehrig.
Trivia Question: How many seams are on a baseball?
Trivia Question: Who was the first player to get caught for having a "corked" bat?
Answer: Sammy Sosa.
Trivia Question: Randy Johnson is best known for what record?
Answer: In strikeouts. With 100 complete games and 37 shutouts.
Trivia Question: Yankee Stadium is located in what neighborhood of New York?
Answer: The Bronx neighborhood of New York.
Trivia Question: In The Simpsons, what is the name of their fictional baseball team?
Answer: The Springfield Isotopes.
Trivia Question: What player holds the record for most triples in a single season of Major League baseball?
Answer: Chief Wilson.
Trivia Question: Aaron Judge is best known for setting what record?
Answer: For breaking Babe Ruth's Yankees record for most home runs.
Trivia Question: Jackie Robinson is best known for what record?
Answer: He was the first African American to play Major League Baseball in the United States.
Trivia Question: Babe Ruth won seven World Series, what is the only team he beat twice?
Answer: The Boston Redsox.
Trivia Question: Who is the only player in New York Yankee history to wear the #4 jersey?
Answer: Lou Gehrig.
Trivia Question: What was the original name of the Milwaukee Brewers?
Answer: Seattle Pilots.
Trivia Question: Who is the first baseball player to steal a base?
Answer: Ned Cuthbert.
Trivia Question: Albert Pujols is best known for setting what record?
Answer: For home runs.
Trivia Question: Who has the lowest batting average in Major League history?
Answer: Chris Davis.
Trivia Question: Who was the first player to get ejected from a Major League game?
Answer: Dave Orr.
Trivia Question: Who was the first manager to get ejected from a Major League game?
Answer: Earl Weaver.
Trivia Question: A baseball signed by Babe Ruth is worth how much as of 2021?
Answer: Roughly $15,000.
Trivia Question: A "pickle" is what type of event in baseball?
Answer: When a player tries to steal a base and is caught between the bases.
Trivia Question: What movie from the 1990s depicted young children from the 1960s playing baseball?
Answer: The Sandlot.
Trivia Question: What famous baseball player visited the young child in his dreams in the 1990s movie "The Sandlot?"
Answer: Babe Ruth.
Trivia Question: What is the maximum number of innings that a baseball game is allowed to be played?
Answer: 26 innings.
Trivia Question: Who is a famous athlete that became part-owner of the Boston Red Sox as of 2021?
Answer: LeBron James.
Trivia Question: What major league baseball team was taken over by Walt Disney Company in 1996?
Answer: California Angels.
Trivia Question: Who was the last major league pitcher to win 30 games in a season (as of 2021)?
Answer: Denny McLain.
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