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. Of the players on the 2023 Baseball HOF ballot, which player finished their career with the highest bWAR?
  2. Name any of the three players to appear in five different decades of a version of baseball’s major leagues. 
  3. Did Barry Bonds bat second or ninth in the order more times in his career?
  4. The two players with the most triples in 2022 both played for what team?
  5. Which member of the Mets received exactly 1 2022 NL MVP vote?
  6. Which member of the Cardinals received exactly 1 2022 NL Cy Young vote?
  7. In 2015, former big-leaguer Dan Serafini and his restaurant were featured on an episode of Bar Rescue. He played in 7 MLB seasons. What position did he play? 
  8. In 2023, Red Sox pitcher Garrett Whitlock will finally don uniform no. 22 in honor of which pitcher?
  9. In 2022, the High-A Dayton Dragons finished the year with the minors’ highest average attendance at 7,935. What MLB team are they affiliated with? 
  10. Dusty Baker won his first World Series as a manager in 2022 after winning one as a player in 1981 when he played which position for the Dodgers? 

  1. Alex Rodriguez, 117.6
  2. Minnie Miñoso, Nick Altrock and Satchel Paige
  3. 9th, 49 games vs. 29 games in the two-hole.
  4. Cleveland – Amed Rosario and Steven Kwan
  5. Starling Marte
  6. Ryan Helsley
  7. Pitcher. He pitched in 104 MLB games, started 33 of them, finished his career with a 6.04 ERA and -0.8 bWAR. 
  8. Rick Porcello. 
  9. Cincinnati Reds, whose average attendance was 17,447. 
  10. Left field

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