Will You Be Able to Identify These Firsts in a Baseball Game?

Ashley | 03 - 28 - 2021

Baseball is known as America’s National Pass-time since it has played a very active role in shaping America from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement and other historical events.

This “Identify these firsts in a baseball game” quiz particularly features the essential firsts that have happened in the history of baseball.

  1. Baseball originated from New York.
  2. The First ever baseball World Series was played between Pittsburgh and Boston.
  3. The New York Yankees have won the most World Series Titles(26 World Series).
  4. Necciai is known for striking out 27 batters in a nine-inning game.
  5. Pete Rose holds the record for most hits.
  6. Olympic Rings or Platinum Sombrero implies a player striking out five times in a game.
  7. Jackie Mitchell was the first woman to strikeout Gehrig and Ruth in an exhibition game.
  8.  New York Yankees also have the most MLB Hall of Famers.
  9. The sweet spot between 5 to 7 inches from the bat’s barrel end guarantees a definite home run.
  10. “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” is the unofficial anthem for baseball.
  11. Ken Ash won a game on one pitch only.
  12. Bobby Richardson was the first person to get an MVP title for a runner-up team.
  13. The first President to throw the ceremonial first ball was William Howard Taft.
  14. Bobby Lowe was the first player to secure most home runs in a game (4 Homeruns).
  15. Major League players Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Friffey Jr. were the first father-son duo to play.
  16. There were two versions of baseball until the American Civil War.
  17. Baseball was part of the Olympic games till 2012.
  18. Cooperstown is the nickname for the National Baseball hall of fame.
  19. Major league player Ray Chapman was the only person to be killed by a deadly pitch.
  20. Jimmy Piersall ran bases in reverse to celebrate his 100th home run.

Who Invented Baseball?
  • A. Abner Doubleday
  • B. Henry Chadwick
  • C. Alexander Cartwright
  • D. Babe Ruth
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