Baseball Trivia Questions with Answers
Q: What hide was first used to cover baseballs in 1975?
Q: What baseball announcer said
Pope Paul VI's death "puts a
damper on even a Yankees win"?
A: Phil Rizzuto.
Q: What country's first U.S. major league baseball player was
A: South Korea's.
Q: Which two cities have the oldest stadiums in major league
A: Boston and Detroit.
Q: What baseball team's games are announced on TV by Skip Carey?
A: The Atlanta Braves.
Q: What shortstop holds the major league record for games
played, assists and double plays?
A: Ozzie Smith.
Q: What pitcher's 1.12 ERA in
1968 is the lowest in the majors in
post-World War II play?
A: Bob Gibson's.
Q: Who was the last American League baseballer to win the Triple
Crown, in 1967?
A: Car Yastrzemski.
Q: What Pittsburgh Pirate had exactly 3,000 career hits
before dying in a plane crash?
A: Roberto Clemente.
Q: What's the LCS to a baseball pennant winner?
A: League Championship Series.
Q: What was pitcher Dock Ellis the first major leaguer to
wear in his hair on the field?
Q: How many seasons did Lou Gehrig play every inning of
Q: What major league baseball team has fans dubbed "Cheese
A: The Milwaukee Brewers.
Q: What ballpark was Pete Rose playing in when he broke Ty Cobb's
career hits record?
A: Riverfront Stadium.
Q: What major league baseball team did the Walt Disney Company
assumee operational control of in
A: The California Angels.
Q: How many seasons saw Hank Aaron blast 50 or more homers?
Q: Who holds the record for most innings pitched in a major
A: Cy Young.
Q: What legendary manager explained: "You have to have a catcher.
If you don't the pitch will roll all the way back to the screen"?
A: Casey Stengel
Q: What explosive base-stealer took a $2.75 million pay cut to
play for the Kansas City Royals, in 1995?
A: Vince Coleman.
Q: What major league baseball team was forced to endure a 20-day
road trip in 1996?
A: The Atlanta Braves.
Q: What Beantowner is second only to Pete Rose in total major
league baseball games played?
A: Carl Yastrzemski.
Q: What's the most home runs hit by one player in a single
major league game?
Q: What establishments were 90 percent of the viewers
watching the first televised World Series from?
Q: What did Babe Ruth, Rogers, Hornsby, Ted Williams and Willie
Mays all do in their first major league at-bats?
A: Strike out.
Q: What former Giants star is the godfather of Barry Bonds?
A: Willie Mays.
Q: What governor was on hand at home plate to greet Hank Aaron
when he broke Babes Ruth's home run record?
A: Jimmy Carter.