Bill Gilbert’s Trivia Quiz

Bill Gilbert’s Trivia Quiz

(presented at the monthly meeting on July 19, 2011)

(Move the mouse over the blank space to see the answer)
1.

Who are the 7 players, currently active, who have had at least one season with 50 home runs?

1. Alex Rodriguez, 52 in 2001, 57 in 2002 and 54 in 2007           

2. Ryan Howard 58 in 2006

3. Jose Bautista 54 in 2010

4. David Ortiz 54 in 2006           

5. Jim Thome 52 in 2002

6. Andruw Jones  51 in 2005

7. Prince Fielder 50 in 2007

 

2.

Who are the 8 players, who have played in the major leagues this year that have at least 400 home runs?

1. Alex Rodriguez 626

2. Jim Thome 595

3. Manny Ramirez 555

4.  Chipper Jones 444

5. Vladimir Guerrero 443

6. Andruw Jones 426

7. Jason Giambi 424

8. Albert Pujols 411

*as of the All-Star Break 2011

3.

Who are the 9 pitchers, who have played in the major leagues this year, that have at least 150 wins?

1. Tim Wakefield 198 

2. Roy Halladay 180

3. Tim Hudson   173

4. Livan Hernandez 171

5. C.C.  Sabathia  170       

6. Derek Lowe  162

7. Javier Vazquez  157

8.  Mark Buehrle  154

9.  Roy Oswalt  154

4.

Who are the 8 players, born in Texas, who played in the major leagues and have been elected to the Hall-of-Fame?

1. Rogers Hornsby, Winters

2. Tris Speaker, Hubbard

3. Joe Morgan, Bonham

4. Frank Robinson, Beaumont                       

5. Ernie Banks, Dallas

6.  Eddie Mathews, Texarkana

7.  Ross Youngs, Shiner

8.  Nolan Ryan, Refugio

5.

Who was the winning pitcher in the All-Star Game this year?

Tyler Clippard

 

Leave a Reply