Bill Gilbert’s 2011 Season Quiz

Bill Gilbert’s 2011 Season Quiz

(presented at the monthly meeting on Nov. 17, 2011)

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1. Who are the two players that hit 40 home runs in 2011?
1. Jose Bautista
2. Curtis Granderson

 

 
2. Who are the three pitchers that threw no-hitters in 2011?

1. Justin Verlander

2. Ervin Santana

3. Francisco Liriano

 
3.

Which pitcher led the major leagues in strikeouts in 2011?

1. Justin Verlander

 
4.

Who are the three pitchers who were 20-game winners in 2011?

1. Clayton Kershaw

2. Justin Verlander

3. Ian Kennedy

 
5.

Which major league team made the greatest improvement in 2011 over 2010?

Arizona Diamondbacks
 
6. Which major league team fell the furthest in 2011? Minnesota Twins  
7. Who are the six players that won both Gold Gloves and Silver Slugger Awards in 2011? Here are the positions: First Base, Second Base, Third Base, Shortstop and two Outfielders.
Albert Pujols, Brandon Phillips, Adrian Beltre, Troy Tulowitzki, Jacoby Ellsbury and Matt Kemp
 
8. Who led the Astros in home runs in 2011?
Carlos Lee
 
9. The Texas Rangers had five players with at least 25 home runs in 2011. Who were they?
Nelson Cruz, Adrian Beltre, Josh Hamilton, Ian Kinsler and Mike Napoli
 
10.

Who were the four players with more than 30 home runs and 30 stolen bases in 2011?

Ian Kinsler, Jacoby Ellsbury, Matt Kemp and Ryan Braun
 
11.

Who was the battling champion in the National League in 2011?

Jose Reyes
 
12. Who was the battling champion in the American League in 2011? Miguel Cabrera
 
13. What major league batter led the major leagues in strikeouts in 2011?
Drew Stubbs
 
14. The Texas Rangers were twice within one strike of winning the World Series in 2011. Who were the two pitchers that couldn’t get the last out?
Neftali Feliz and Scott Feldman
 

 

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