World's Toughest Baseball Trivia Quiz Part 1 Questions

The world's toughest baseball trivia quiz. Test your wits against these questions.


1. All these players hit far fewer home runs at home than on the road. Which one had the lowest percentage of home runs in his home park?

A. Joe DiMaggio, Yankee Stadium

B. Don Clendenon, Forbes Field

C. Willie Davis, Dodger Stadium

D. Elston Howard, Yankee Stadium

E. Ted Williams, Fenway Park

2. One of these all-time great managers lost more World Series than any other manager in history. Who was he?

A. Leo Durocher

B. Walter Alston

C. Casey Stengel

D. John McGraw

E. Connie Mack

3. Who was the youngest player ever to play in an official big league game? He was all of 15 years, 10 months, and 11 days old at his first appearance.

A. Joe Nuxhall

B. Tommy Brown

C. Eddie Miksis

D. Tim McCarver

E. Ed Kranepool

4. Who was the big league's first designated hitter in modern times? It happened in 1973, if that helps.

A. Ron Swoboda

B. Al Kaline

C. Frank Robinson

D. Orlando Cepeda

E. Ron Blomberg

5. What modern player won a major league batting championship without hitting a single home run in better than 500 at bats?

A. Rod Carew

B. Rico Carty

C. Matty Alou

D. Tony Oliva

E. Alex Johnson

6. Joe DiMaggio still holds the longest hitting streak mark with 56 consecutive games. Wee Willie Keeler's 44-game streak came before the turn of the century. Who is second in big league baseball since 1900?

A. Dom DiMaggio

B. Ty Cobb

C. George Sisler

D. Willie Davis

E. Rico Carty

7. Lou Gehrig's 2,130 consecutive games played streak still stands, but one more modern player got as close as anyone ever with 1,117 consecutive games. Who was he?

A. Ron Santo

B. Willie Mays

C. Billy Williams

D. Stan Musial

E. Gil Hodges

8. Only one pitcher in history has ever pitched three World Series shutouts in a single Series. Who was he?

A. Jim Hunter

B. Sandy Koufax

C. Whitey Ford

D. Lew Burdette

E. Christy Mathewson

9. Who was the youngest "boy manager" in major league history?

A. Bucky Harris of the Senators

B. Lou Boudreau of the Indians

C. Roger Peckinpaugh of the Yankees

D. Gene Mauch of the Cubs

E. Frank Robinson of the Orioles

10. You have to hit the ball and be around a long time to hold the all-time record for grounding into DPs. Who holds it?

A. Hank Aaron

B. Brooks Robinson

C. Roberto Clemente

D. Al Kaline

E. Jackie Robinson

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