Trivia Quiz on 2010 Season

Bill Gilbert’s Trivia Quiz

(presented at the monthly meeting on Dec. 16, 2010)

(Move the mouse over the blank space to see the answer)
1. Who are the two players that hit 40 or more home runs in 2010?

Jose Bautista and Albert Pujols

2. Who are the five pitchers that threw no-hitters in 2010?
Dallas Braden, Matt Garza, Roy Halladay, Edwin Jackson and Ubaldo Jimenez
3.

Which pitcher led the major leagues in strikeouts in 2010?

Jered Weaver
4. Who were the three pitchers that were 20-game winners in 2010?
Roy Halladay, CC Sabathia and Adam Wainwright
5.

Which major league team made the greatest improvement in 2010 over 2009?

San Diego Padres
6.

What major league team fell the furthest in 2010?

Seattle Mariners
7.

Who are the six players that won both Gold Gloves and Silver Slugger Awards in 2010? Here are the positions they played: catcher, first base, second base, shortstop and two outfield positions

(C) Joe Mauer

(1st) Albert Pujols

(2nd) Robinson Cano

(SS) Troy Tulowitzki

(OF) Carl Crawford

(OF) Carlos Gonzalez

8.

Who led the Astros in home runs in 2010?

Hunter Pence

9.

Who was named the Astros Most Valuable Player in 2010?

Hunter Pence

10. Who was named the Astros Most Valuable Player in 1974? He was in uniform with the Phillies in the playoffs in 2010.
Greg Gross
11. Who are the eight former Astros that played in the playoffs this year?
Lance Berkman, Aubrey Huff, Brad Lidge, Darren Oliver, Roy Oswalt, Andy Pettitte, Dan Wheeler and Bill Wagner
12. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is the official name of the American League team in the Los Angeles area. They have always been the Angels, but have had three other names to describe their location. What are they?
Los Angeles Angels, California Angels and Anaheim Angels
13. Who were the six major league players in 2010 who batted over .300, hit more than 30 home runs and drove in more than 100 runs?
Miguel Cabrera, Carlos Gonzalez, Josh Hamilton, Paul Konerko, Albert Pujols and Joey Votto
14.

Who was the pitcher that lost two games in the 2010 World Series?

Cliff Lee
15. Who was the pitcher that lost two games in the 2009 World Series? This will not keep him from being elected to the Hall of Fame.
Pedro Martinez
16. IN the last six years dating back to 2005, eleven different teams have played in the World Series. Name the only team that has played twice.
Philadelphia Phillies

 

 

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