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Baseball's Triple Crown - The Batters

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A very difficult quiz on Major League Baseball's Triple Crowns for hitters.

Question 1:


To win the Triple Crown a batter must lead his league in these categories.
Home runs, rbi's, batting average
Home runs, slugging percentage, rbi's
Home runs, hits, rbi's
Home runs, batting average, slugging percentage

Question 2:


Paul Hines was the first Triple Crown winner in the Majors. When did he win the award?
1922
1894
1887
1878

Question 3:


Nap Lajoie was the first American League hitter to win the Triple Crown. For which team did he win it?
The Oakland Athletics
The Kansas City Athletics
The Philadelphia Athletics
The St. Louis Browns

Question 4:


Who was the last triple crown winner of the 20th century?
Ted Williams
Frank Robinson
Mickey Mantle
Carl Yastremski

Question 5:


The last National Leaguer to win the Triple Crown in the 20th century had the nickname "Ducky." What was his last name?
Klein
Duffy
Medwick
Hornsby

Question 6:


These were the first two men to win the Triple Crown twice each.
Frank Robinson and Mickey Mantle
Ted Williams and Frank Robinson
Rogers Hornsby and Ducky Duffy
Rogers Hornsby and Ted Williams

Question 7:


These were the first two first basemen to win the Triple Crown.
Jimmy Foxx and Lou Gehrig
Lou Gehrig and Carl Yastremski
Lou Gehrig and Ty Cobb
Jimmy Foxx and Ty Cobb

Question 8:


This Triple Crown winner was an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds until he was traded to the Orioles for Milt Pappas.
Wally Post
Ducky Duffy
Frank Robinson
Vada Pinson

Question 9:


He was the first player to win the Major League Triple Crown. He led both leagues in all three categories.
Yogi Berra
Lou Gehrig
Rogers Hornsby
Ty Cobb

Question 10:


The Title of Triple Crown Loser goes to the player who would normally qualify for the Triple Crown, but is last in all three triple crown categories among all starters in his league. Who was the last Triple Crown Loser in the 20th century?
Ivan DeJesus
Enzo Hernandez
Woodie Williams
Mark Belanger

Question 11:


Name the first Hall of Famer to be the Triple Crown loser.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


 


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