Baseball History

The purpose of this quiz was to celebrate the theme of Joseph's Bar Mitzvah-Baseball. Baseball has been an important part of Joseph's life ever since he was five years old. He loves being on a team and contributing to its success. Joseph is a very skilled first baseman and very dependable and tenacious hitter.

This quiz was skewed toward Pittsburgh Pirate fans, although many baseball fans could correctly answer many of the questions. Whatever your score, have a great season.

Created by: gary
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. Who was the Gunner?
Nellie King
Bob Prince
The Red Barron
Clint Eastwood
4. What Pittsburgh Pirate was nicknamed "Chicken on the Hill"?
Jason Bey
Roberto Clemente
Bill Virdon
Willie Stargell
5. Who did the Pirates play in the 1960 World Series?
Boston Red Sox
Detroit Tigers
New York Yankees
Cleveland Indians
6. Name the last Pittsburgh Pirate to win the National League batting championship.
Bill Madlock
Roberto Clemente
Freddie Sanchez
Jason Kendal
7. What was a bloop and a blast?
A shot of whiskey and a beer
A curveball and a fastball
An error and a run scored
A single and a homerun
8. What was Roberto Clemente's jersey number?
21
12
34
18
9. What is the name of the current Pirate's manager?
Jim Leyland
Chuck Tanner
Danny Murtaugh
Jim Tracey
10. What was the name of the field where the Pirates played before PNC Park was built?
Exposition Park
Three Rivers Stadium
Forbes Field
Ebbets Field
11. Which Pirate pitcher threw a no-hitter for 13 innings?
Harvey Meditz
Harvey Haddox
Harvey Cohen
Paul Harvey
12. What position did "Smokey" Burgess play?
First Base
Pitcher
Shortstop
Catcher

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