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1

Who was the last pitcher to have 30 or more complete games in a season (1975)?

Jim 'Catfish' Hunter

2

Who won four NL batting titles in the 1960s?

Roberto Clemente

3

Who was the first African American to play in the American League?

Larry Doby (1947)

4

Who is the only NL player to win two batting Triple Crowns?

Rogers Hornsby (1922 & 1925)

5

Who won the most Gold Glove Awards?

Greg Maddux (18)

6

What player hit the most HRs in World Series play?

Mickey Mantle (18)

7

In what year did the save become an official statistic?

1969

8

What player appeared in the most World Series games?

Yogi Berra (75)

9

Who is the first pitcher to have 30 or more saves in his first five complete seasons?

Jonathan Papelbon (2006-2010)

10

Who held the record for most hits (257) before Ichiro Suzuki broke it in 2004 (262)?

George Sisler

11

Who are the only two brothers to both pitch no-hitters?

Bob and Ken Forsch

12

What team lost 134 games in a season?

Cleveland Spiders (20-134)

13

What is the only team that always opens the season at home?

Cincinnati Reds

14

Who was the first player to hit more than 60 HRs in a season?

Roger Maris (61 in '61)

15

Who was the last pitcher to have 30+ wins in a season?

Denny McLain (31 in 1968)

16

When did the Milwaukee Brewers switch from the AL to the NL?

1998

17

Who is the only player to hit two grand slams in one inning?

Fernando Tatis

18

What team did Jackie Robinson face in his first major league game?

Boston Braves

19

Who was the 'Say Hey Kid'?

Willie Mays

20

Who is the only player to hit an inside-the-park HR in an All-Star Game?

Ichiro Suzuki (2007)

21

Who scored the one millionth run in MLB history in 1975?

Bob Watson

22

Who is the only player to win MVP in NL and AL?

Frank Robinson (NL 1961, AL 1966)

23

What team played in Houston from 1962 to 1964?

The Houston Colt .45s

24

How many DiMaggio brothers played in the majors?

Three (Joe, Dom, Vince)

25

Who holds the record for hitting into the most double plays in a career?

Cal Ripken Jr. (350)

26

Who was the first NL player to hit 500 HRs?

Mel Ott

27

What are the 7 ways to reach first base?

Hit, Base on Balls, Hit by Pitch, Error, Fielder's Choice, Dropped Strike Three, Catcher's Interference

28

Who is the last player to receive the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award?

Derek Jeter (2014)

29

Which expansion team was quickest to win a World Series?

Arizona Diamondbacks

30

Who is the shortest player to ever make an MLB plate appearance?

Eddie Gaedel (3'7, 65lbs) also holds the league's highest on-base percentage. He was walked in his only at-bat for the St. Louis Browns in 1951