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Baseball firsts #7

Baseball facts and fun 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who was the first black New York Yankee player?

  • Roy White
  • Elston Howard
  • Roy Campanella

2

Who was the first black Boston Red Sox player?

  • Pumpsie Green
  • Luis Tiant
  • Larry Doby

3

What date did outfielder Stan Musial appear as a pitcher in a baseball game?

  • 9/29/1953
  • 9/29/1952
  • 9/29/1951

4

Who was the first left handed pitcher to win the Cy Young award as the best pitcher for the season?

  • Sandy Koufax
  • Warren Spahn
  • Randy Johnson

5

Who was the first and only pitcher to pitch 12 perfect innings (not allowing any runner to get on base) and then lose the game in the 13th inning?

  • Don Drysdale
  • Robin Roberts
  • Harvey Haddix

6

What year did baseball start keeping the save in the pitching stats?

  • 1959
  • 1960
  • 1961

7

Who was the first owner to put the players name on the back of their uniforms?

  • Charles Finley
  • Bill Veeck
  • Connie Mack

8

Who was the first pitcher to throw a no-hit game in his first start after being traded to another team?

  • Don Caldwell
  • Don Nottebart
  • Don Cardwell

9

Who was the first catcher to wear the big over sized mitt to catch a pitcher who threw a nuckleball?

  • Mickey Cochran
  • Clint Courtney
  • Ernie Lombardi

10

What date did the American League adopt a rule requiring batters to wear a batting helmet?

  • 3/13/1958
  • 3/11/1958
  • 3/15/1958

 

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