We'll Show You a Well-Known Player from Each MLB Team, You Tell Us Who They Are

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Talin Vartanian

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This famous baseball player was nicknamed "A-Rod" and played baseball for a total of 22 seasons.

Known as "A-Rod," Alex Rodriguez played for teams like the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners and, of course, the New York Yankees. He held a batting average of .295.

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What player was nicknamed "The Sultan of Swat"?

You might have heard of the chocolate bar, "Baby Ruth," which sounds similar to the famous baseball player, Babe Ruth. He rose to fame when he played as an outfielder for the Yankees. He began his career, however, as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.

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Which of these baseball players pitched for the Cleveland Indians?

Bob Feller had the nickname "Bullet Bob," and pitched for the Cleveland Indians. His career lasted for 18 seasons.

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This baseball player was a part of the Boston Red Sox team for 14 years. Can you name him?

Not only did Bobby Doerr serve in World War II, he was also an excellent baseball player. He batted an average of .300 and is part of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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This MLB player was an All-Star, manager and a catcher. Can you name him?

Al Lopez was a catcher and two-time All-Star. After his playing days were over, he also managed both the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians.

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This Yankees' baseball player is a five-time World Series Championship winner. Can you name him?

Andy Pettitte was a key pitcher for the New York Yankees for 18 seasons. He also played for the Houston Astros.

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Which of these baseball players went on to become a Chicago Cubs broadcaster?

Bob Brenly was a catcher for the San Francisco Giants before making a new career as a Chicago Cubs broadcaster. He also managed the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Which of these MLB players was a first baseman?

Bill Buckner achieved great success as an MLB first baseman. He played for the Boston Red Sox and the California Angels and won several awards and titles throughout his career.

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This MLB player was a manager, as well as a center fielder and a right fielder. Can you name him?

Billy Southworth managed teams like the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Braves. He also held a .642 winning percentage.

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Which of these MLB players was a catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers?

Adam Melhuse was a catcher for a number​ of teams aside from the Los Angeles Dodgers. He had 24 home runs and also played for the Colorado Rockies and the Oakland Athletics.

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Which of these MLB players was also an actor and a comedian?

Bob Uecker went on to become a comedian and an actor, as well as a sportscaster. Johnny Carson gave him the nickname of "Mr. Baseball."

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This MLB player was an All-Star nine times. Can you name him?

Albert Pujols played for the Los Angeles Angels as a first baseman. He also held many titles and won several awards, including becoming an All-Star nine times.

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________ ______ is one of the best MLB players to ever play the game.

Considered to be a legend in baseball, Barry Bonds won many different awards and won many titles. He played for both the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants.

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Which of these players was an outfielder?

Billy Bean played for a number of teams, including the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. He had a batting average of .226.

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The Cincinnati Reds featured this MLB shortstop. Who is he?

Barry Larkin was a prominent player on the Cincinnati Reds team, primarily playing in the shortstop position. He has also achieved 2,340 hits in his career.

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This MLB pitcher has a skilled hand with curveballs and four-seam fastballs. Do you know who he is?

Barry Zito was a pitcher who threw 1,885 career strikeouts. He also received many awards, including the ML Hutch Award and the Cy Young Award. He is also a musician.

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Which of these pitchers went on to become a studio analyst?

Al Leiter was a starting pitcher for a number of teams, including the Florida Marlins and the New York Yankees. He now works for both YES and the MLB Network.

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Which of these players was both an All-Star football and baseball player?

Winning high praise from ESPN and other networks, Bo Jackson achieved success in both football and baseball. He played for baseball teams like the Chicago White Sox and the California Angels.

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Which of these MLB players was a third baseman?

Adrián Beltré was a right-handed third baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Texas Rangers. He has also achieved 3,166 hits in his baseball career.

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Which of these MLB players was a second baseman for the Cleveland Indians?

Brandon Phillips had a career batting average of .275, as well as 2,029 hits. He is also the recipient of the Fielding Bible Award.

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Which of these players held the nickname of "The Hawk"?

Andre Dawson was also called "Awesome Dawson" and played for the Florida Marlins. He was the NL home run leader in 1987.

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What is the name of this former first baseman for the New York Giants?

Bill Terry played for the New York Giants throughout his career, eventually transitioning into a management position. He also scored 154 home runs.

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This MLB player had the nickname of "Bobby V" and once played for the San Diego Padres.

Bobby Valentine played for a number of teams, including the San Diego Padres, the California Angels and the Texas Rangers. He also became a manager for five different teams.

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Who was a pitcher for the Texas Rangers?

Aaron Poreda holds a win-loss record of 3–1 and has struck out 33 other baseball players. He also played for the San Diego Padres and the Chicago White Sox.

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Who played for the New York Yankees and managed the Atlanta Braves?

Bobby Cox was a third baseman for the New York Yankees and primarily managed the Atlanta Braves. He won the World Series Championship twice.

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Which player held the nickname, "The Staten Island Scot?"

Bobby Thomson won the All-Star title three times and was an outfielder for six teams. He also hit 264 home runs.

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______ _______ was a shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Brooklyn Dodgers.

This nine-time All-Star MLB player held a batting average of .318 and achieved 2,103 hits. He was also the NL batting champion in 1935.

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Who was both a second baseman and a left fielder?

Alfonso Soriano is a seven-time All-Star player who was the AL stolen base leader in 2002. He also played for the Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees.

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Who was a second baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates?

Bill Mazeroski won two World Series Champioships as well as eight Gold Glove Awards. He also hit 138 home runs in his career.

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______ ________ was a pitcher for six teams and was a member of the 2013 World Series champion Boston Red Sox team.

Andrew Miller was a relief pitcher for a number of teams and won the AL Reliever of the Year Award in 2015. He was also an All-Star twice.

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This center fielder is an honoree of Monument Park. Can you name him?

Bernie Williams was a switch hitter who won numerous awards. Some of these include the Silver Slugger Award and four Gold Glove Awards.

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______ ________ was a manager, coach and a baseball player.

Billy Martin coached the Minnesota Twins, and managed a variety of other teams. He also won 5 World Series Championship games.

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Who was both a catcher and a shortstop?

Bobby Bragan had a career batting​ average of .240 and achieved a winning percentage of .481. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Who primarily played for the St. Louis Terriers?

Art Kores was a third baseman of the St. Louis Terriers and achieved a batting average of .234. His career spanned nine seasons.

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Who was a baseball player, manager and a general manager?

Branch Rickey played for the St. Louis Browns and the New York Highlanders, as well as managing various other teams. He was also inducted in the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.

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Which of these players hit 252 career home runs?

Bobby Murcer is the recipient of the Golden Glove Award, and was an All-Star team member five times. He has also hit 252 home runs, as well as achieving a .277 batting average.

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Which of these baseball players was also a league promoter?

Alfred Lawson played for the Pittsburgh Alleghenys and the Boston Beaneaters. He was also well-known in the aviation industry.

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Who was a pitcher for the Cleveland Bronchos in the early 1900's?

Addie Joss achieved 920 strikeouts, as well as a 160–97 win-loss record. He is in the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame.

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Which of these MLB players is an Outfielder?

Andre Ethier has a batting average of .285 and was an outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He also won the Silver Slugger Award in 2009.

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Who was an infielder for the New York Giants?

Art McLarney played for the New York Giants throughout his career. He was a switch hitter whose career batting average was .130.

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About This Quiz

Baseball is a popular sport that is beloved by fans around the world. From the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox to the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago Cubs, baseball teams have each earned top spots in the world of sports.

But these teams would be nothing without their all-star players. Some of them include Babe Ruth, Bo Jackson and Alex Rodriguez, with each of these players achieving notable career stats. Some baseball players have transitioned into other careers, like Bob Uecker, who became both a comedian and an actor after he hung up his cleats. Other baseball players, like Al Leiter, have gone on to work as sportscasters for major sports television networks.

Some MLB players have also been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, while others have received World Series Championship and All-Star titles. Other baseball players can even bat on both their right and left sides. They are known as switch hitters.

Whatever your favorite MLB team is, we encourage you to take this baseball player identification quiz to test your knowledge on all the sports' players. Some may sound familiar to you, while others achieved great accomplishments in the early 1900s! 

Do you think you have what it takes to identify them? Try this quiz now to find out!

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