Inspired by the Baseball Quick Quiz in Baseball Digests of yesteryear, this quiz will test your MLB knowledge. Answers can be found below the second picture, so don’t scroll down until you’re ready to check. Test yourself and then leave your score in the comments below. Questions are worth 10 points unless noted otherwise. It’s out of 100, and according to Baseball Digest, “If you score 80 or better, you earn an expert’s rating; 70 or better, superior; between 60 and 70, good; and between 40 and 60, average.”

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  1. Two teams have had six All-Star Game MVPs, a tie for the most from any franchise. Which NL West and AL East teams are they? HINT: Both teams had one player win twice. Five points each. 
  2. Only one player has ever hit a home run off of Camden Yards’ famous warehouse, this 1993 Home Run Derby Participant. 
  3. Before the 2023 All-Star game, who has more wins in this exhibition match-up: the AL or NL?
  4. Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Stan Musial all lead National League history with 24 All-Star games in a National League uniform. Which of those players played exactly one game for the American League?
  5. This alliteratively-named former Dodger pitcher holds the record for most career All-Star game strikeouts, with 19 in 19.1 IP. 
  6. Exactly zero of the top five highest-salaried players in 2023 will participate in the 2023 All-Star Game. Name all five for 2 points each.
  7. The last All-Star Game hosted in Seattle was in 2001. The 2001 Mariners team won 116 games and had four All-Star starters: Ichiro Suzuki, Edgar Martinez, and which two other players? Five points each. 
  8. This outfielder/third baseman and former Brewer/Padre/Marlin/Dodger/Brave/Yankee/Tiger/Met was the first player to represent five different teams in the MLB All-Star game. 
  9. Did Alfonso Soriano play more All-Star games at second base or left field?
  10. Did Alex Rodriguez start more All-Star games at shortstop or third base? 

  1. San Francisco (Willie Mays 2x, Juan Marichal, Willie McCovey, Bobby Bonds, Melky Cabrera) and Baltimore (Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Cal Ripken Jr. 2x, Roberto Alomar, Miguel Tejada)
  2. Ken Griffey Jr. 
  3. American League, 47–43–2 
  4. Hank Aaron, representing the Milwaukee Brewers in 1975
  5. Don Drysdale
  6. Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander, Aaron Judge, Anthony Rendon, Mike Trout
  7. John Olerud and Bret Boone.
  8. Gary Sheffield
  9. Second base with four, two games in left
  10. Third base (six), he started four games at shortstop 

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