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Can You Identify the Player from Just the Photo on His Baseball Card?
by Jacqueline Samaroo
Youtube via Baseball Card Corner

It's going, going ... gone! Home run!

The modern version of baseball has its roots planted firmly in North America, and as a result of this, the sport is very important in the United States (and also Canada and Mexico). In fact, baseball is widely considered by many to be the (unofficial) national sport of the United States. Baseball cards are perfect for this challenging quiz, since we've been able to get a great combination of fairly recent players, as well as players who were throwing pitches when the game was still young!

Major League Baseball (often simply shortened to "MLB") is actually the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the US and Canada. This means that the MLB is the grandfather of: the National Football League (NFL), the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Hockey League (NHL).

The 30 teams in Major League Baseball are split between the National League and the American League, with each league having 15 teams each.

So, are you ready to take a swing at whatever this quiz throws your way? Can you hit your answers for a home run? Step up to the plate and let's see what you're made of!

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