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.”

  1. First ballot Hall-of-Famer Miguel Cabrera has more of which in his career: stolen bases or caught stealing?
  2. There are 30 MLB teams. How is it possible then that former MLB pitcher Dan Haren has wins against 31 teams?
  3. Which current MLB manager once stole second, third, and home in the same inning?
  4. Which MLB organization has had more players win the International League (AAA) Most Valuable Player Awards than any other?
  5. “America’s Team” is which MLB franchise?
  6. Which Kevin Costner baseball movie brought in the most at the box office?
  7. Rich Hill has played for more MLB franchises than any other active player. Which two NL teams don’t count because he only pitched in their minor leagues? Five points each. 
  8. Big leaguers Tyler O’Neill and Blake Snell both grew up rooting for which franchise?
  9. Which MLB franchise sells more average hot dogs annually than any other team?
  10. Yes or no: Does career-Yankee catcher Jorge Posada have more Gold Gloves than Yankee legend Yogi Berra?

  1. Stolen bases, with 40 steals versus 21 times being caught. 
  2. He also got a win against the Montreal Expos
  3. Dusty Baker 
  4. New York Yankees
  5. Atlanta Braves, after their nationally televised games on TBS
  6. Field of Dreams (Sorry, Bull Durham!)
  7. St. Louis Cardinals and Washington Nationals
  8. Seattle Mariners
  9. Los Angeles Dodgers, at over 2.5 million a year
  10. No, they won the same amount: zero
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