True or False: Baseball Stats Edition

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Talin Vartanian

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Alex Rodriguez hit more than 690 home runs during his baseball career.

Alex Rodriguez hit 696 home runs throughout his career. He also won many awards, and played for the Yankees, Mariners and Rangers.

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Babe Ruth has won seven World Series Championships.

Babe Ruth won seven World Series Championships. He is also part of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame and an honoree of Monument Park.

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Bob Feller earned a Triple Crown in 1940.

Bob Feller not only earned the coveted Triple Crown in 1940, but he's also part of the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame. Feller also won the 1948 World Series Championship.

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Bob Uecker had a batting average of .200.

True. Bob Uecker held a batting average of .200 and played for teams like the Cardinals and the Phillies. He is currently a part of the Miller Park Walk of Fame.

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Albert Pujols has earned the right to be a part of the 3,000 hit club.

Albert Pujols has earned his spot in the 3,000 hit club, with exactly 3,082 hits to his name. He has played for the Cardinals and the Angels.

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Bobby Doerr was a second baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Doerr was a second baseman, but not for the Brewers. He spent his career with the Boston Red Sox, where he is a member of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame.

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Barry Bonds achieved more than 3,000 hits in his career.

Barry Bonds achieved exactly 2,935 hits during his career, which is just shy of being part of the 3,000 hit club. Bonds also played for the Pirates and Giants.

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Billy Sunday has stolen more than 300 bases.

Billy Sunday stole exactly 246 bases and had a batting average of .248. He also played for teams like the Phillies and the White Stockings.

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Billy Bean was a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox.

Billy Bean was an outfielder and played for teams like the Padres and the Dodgers. He had a batting average of .226.

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Bo Jackson achieved success as an NFL player and as an MLB player.

Bo Jackson was a skilled NFL player and a skilled MLB player, where he played for teams like the Los Angeles Raiders, California Angels and the Chicago White Sox. He was also a member of the 1989 All-Star (MLB) Game winning team.

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Barry Zito achieved exactly 442 strikeouts during his career.

That number is far too low for a pitcher like Barry Zito. He actually achieved exactly 1,885 strikeouts during his career. He also won the AL Cy Young Award in 2002.

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Al Leiter achieved success as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.

False. Al Leiter was a pitcher, but not for the Boston Red Sox. He played for six teams, including the Mets, Yankees and the Marlins.

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Ace Parker was a shortstop for the Philadelphia Athletics.

Ace Parker was indeed a shortstop for the Philadelphia Athletics, but is perhaps best known for his career as an NFL player. He played for teams like the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Yankees (which were both football teams at the time).

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Barry Larkin played baseball in the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Barry Larkin was a prestigious baseball player who represented the USA team during the 1984 Summer Olympics. He is also a part of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame.

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Adrián Beltré was the NL home run leader in 2004.

Adrián Beltré was the NL home run leader in 2004. He has also won four Silver Slugger Awards and five Gold Glove Awards in his career.

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Brandon Phillips was part of the 30–30 club in 2007.

Brandon Phillips was a part of the 30–30 club in 2007. He has also achieved exactly 2,029 hits and over 200 stolen bases during his career.

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Bid McPhee is not a member of any MLB Hall of Fame.

Bid McPhee is part of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. He was a second baseman for them throughout his career. He also had 568 stolen bases in his career.

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Bobby Valentine was a coach for the New York Mets.

Bobby Valentine spent his MLB career as a player and manager, but he was never a coach. He played for teams like the California Angels and the New York Mets.

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Andre Dawson was a pitcher for the Chicago White Sox.

Andre Dawson was not a pitcher, and he didn't play for the Chicago White Sox. He was both a right fielder and a center fielder, and played for teams like the Florida Marlins and the Chicago Cubs.

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Bill Terry held a winning percentage of .333.

Bill Terry actually held a winning percentage of .555, and even managed the New York Giants. He also won the World Series in 1933.

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Bobby Cox is currently a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Bobby Cox has achieved great success throughout his career, earning him a spot in the coveted National Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also named Manager of the Year four times.

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Aaron Poreda has thrown a fastball of 97 mph.

Aaron Poreda was a formidable pitcher who threw many speedy fastballs throughout his career. He also played for the Rangers and White Sox.

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Bobby Thomson had more than1,000 RBIs.

Bobby Thomson's RBI total is 1,026, which stands for "runs batted in." He also played for six teams, including the Giants, Cubs and Braves.

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Arky Vaughan played in 9 All-Star games.

Arky Vaughan did indeed play on the winning team of 9 All-Star games throughout his career, and is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also the NL batting champion in 1935.

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Alfonso Soriano has achieved more than 2,000 hits throughout his career.

True. Alfonso Soriano has achieved 2,095 hits during his career as a left fielder and as a second baseman. He was also the AL stolen base leader in 2002.

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Bill Mazeroski had a batting average of .305.

Bill Mazeroski's batting average was .260. He was also a second baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Adam Russell held a win-loss record of 2-6.

False. Adam Russell's win-loss record was actually 8-3. He was also a pitcher for the Rays, White Sox and the Padres.

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Andrew Miller was the ALCS MVP in 2016.

Miller was quite the valuable player in 2016, which earned him the ALCS MVP in 2016. He also held an ERA of 3.98.

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Bernie Williams' number was 24 for the New York Yankees.

William's number was 51 for the New York Yankees. He was a center fielder for the Yankees from 1991 to 2006.

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Billy Martin was only an MLB player, not a coach or a manager.

Billy Martin spent his career as an MLB player, a manager and a coach. He also held a managerial record of 1,253–1,013.

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Bobby Bragan managed exactly 562 games.

Bragan actually managed exactly 927 games, and spent his time as a player, a coach and a manager. He also held a batting average of .240.

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Art Kores was a third baseman for the St. Louis Terriers.

Art Kores spent his career as a third baseman for the St. Louis Terriers. His batting average was .234.

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597–664 was the managerial record of Branch Rickey.

Branch Rickey held a managerial record of 597–664, managing teams like the Browns and the Cardinals. He was also a player for the Browns and the Highlanders.

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Bobby Murcer hit more than 250 home runs.

Murcer hit exactly 252 home runs throughout his career. He was also on five All-Star Game-winning teams.

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Al López held a winning percentage of .584.

Al López did have a winning percentage of .584, as well as a 1,410–1,004 managerial record. He was both a manager and a catcher.

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Andy Pettitte's number with the New York Yankees was #2.

Andy Pettitte's number was 46 for the New York Yankees. He is also currently an honoree of Monument Park.

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Alfred Lawson's ERA was 5.50.

Lawson's ERA was 6.63. He also played for the Pittsburgh Alleghenys and the Boston Beaneaters in the late 1800's.

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Addie Joss has never pitched a "no-hitter."

Two "no-hitters" were pitched by Addie Joss, who was also the MLB wins leader in 1907. Joss primarily played for the Cleveland Bronchos/Naps.

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Bill McKechnie has never won a World Series Championship game.

False. Bill McKechnie won three World Series championships, and is also a member of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. He also managed teams like the Reds and the Cardinals.

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Andre Ethier's RBI is 687.

Andrew Ethier's RBI, or "runs batted in" is 687. He was also an outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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About This Quiz

From the Chicago White Sox to the Boston Red Sox, baseball consists of a wide variety of teams and players that have a beloved following of fans. In this quiz, we've compiled a list of 40 baseball stats to test your knowledge on everything baseball-related.

This quiz will look at stats like batting averages, World Series wins, All-Star Game wins, Hall of Fame inductees, strikeouts and winning percentages. For example, did you know that Addie Joss achieved two "no-hitters?" Or how about the fact that Adam Russell's win-loss ratio is 8-3?

Some MLB players have also achieved greatness with coveted titles and awards. Bobby Cox, for example, is part of the Baseball of Fame. One of the most famous baseball players of all time, Babe Ruth, won seven World Series. He's also a part of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. Other players, like Brandon Phillips, have achieved rare feats, such as being part of the 30–30 club.

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