"The Great Bambino, the Sultan of Swat, the Titan of Terror, the Colossus of Clout, the King of Crash." If you know who we're talking about, there's a great chance that you're a major MLB fan or you've watched The Sandlot repeatedly.
For the longest time, baseball has been considered "America's pastime." First founded in 1876 with just the National League, the sport blossomed into Major League Baseball, an organization that now includes both the National and American Leagues for a total of 30 major league baseball teams. Hundreds of men have gone through the league, but only a few have names that truly resonate with fans. From the most home runs to the highest batting average, these athletes are some of the best the sport has ever seen.
Names like Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Jackie Robinson, Pete Rose, and Alex Rodriguez are easily recognizable, but what if I told you one of them holds the record for the most games played? What if I told you another holds the record for the most grand slams? Can you identify who the Great Bambino is? If you're rattling off the answers to these questions, it seems our quiz has met its match! Will you be able to score a home run against this quiz? Step up to the plate!
How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!