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Major League Triple Crown - The Pitchers

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A very difficult quiz on Major League pitchers who won the Triple Crown.

Question 1:


To win the pitching Triple Crown, a pitcher must lead his league in these categories.
Wins, ERA, strikeouts
Wins or saves, ERA, strikeouts
Wins, ERA, Saves
Win-loss percentage, saves, strikeouts

Question 2:


Tommy Bond was the first pitcher to qualify as a Triple Crown winner, but this great pitcher was the first to win it in the 20th century.
Walter Johnson
Christy Mathewson
Tim Keefe
Cy Young

Question 3:


Who was the first pitcher to get the Triple Crown three times?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Walter Johnson
Cy Young
Eddie Cicotte
Rube Wadell

Question 4:


Who was the first Triple Crown winner of the 21st century?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Randy Johnson
Roger Clemens
Pedro Martinez
Hal Newhouser

Question 5:


In the 1930's two American League pitchers won the Triple Crown twice each. They both had the same nickname. What were their last names?
Dean and Gomez
Grove and Gomez
Gomez and Addams
Vance and Dean

Question 6:


This great pitcher won the Triple Crown in his second year in the Majors. He won 24 games for his NY team that year. Who is this great right hander?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Dwight Gooden
Johan Santana
Roger Clemens
Ferguson Jenkins

Question 7:


This left-handed pitcher, who was also a basketball player, won the National League Triple Crown for the Dodgers in 1963, 1965, and 1966.
Sandy Koufax
Don Drysdale
Juan Marichal
Lou Alcindor

Question 8:


Who was the first pitcher to earn the Triple Crown four times?
Grover Cleveland Alexander
Hippo Vaughan
Ed Cicotte
Cy Young

Question 9:


He won the Triple Crown in 2006 and was traded after the next season.
John Clarkson
Roger Clemens
Johan Santana
Jake Peavy

Question 10:


During modern baseball (i.e. since 1877) this is the first decade in which no pitcher could earn the Triple Crown.
1950's
1940's
1880's
1890's

 


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