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1957 in baseball: Quiz


Question 1: Braves pitcher ________ was named World Series Most Valuable Player with three complete games, including two shutouts.
Don SuttonLew BurdetteTed WilliamsWade Boggs

Question 2: April 22 - John Irvin Kennedy becomes the first black player in ________ history, entering the game in the top of the 8th inning as a pinch runner for Solly Hemus.
Philadelphia PhilliesCharlie ManuelLehigh Valley IronPigsReading Phillies

Question 3: November 26 - Yoshio Tanaka, an American citizen of Japanese descent, is named manager of the ________.
Kyuji FujikawaTakashi ToritaniTomoaki KanemotoHanshin Tigers

Question 4: National League: ________, Milwaukee Braves, OF
Joe TorreHank AaronMilwaukee County StadiumWarren Spahn

Question 5: November 20 - ________, a slugger star at Rikkyo University, signs with the Yomiuri Giants for a record bonus of $69,000.
Shigeo NagashimaTsuneo HoriuchiTatsunori HaraKoji Uehara

Question 6: June 9 - Ernie Banks hits 100th career home run helping ________ beat Philadelphia Phillies 7-3.
Chicago Cubs all-time rosterChicago CubsChicago Cubs franchise historyPeoria Chiefs

Question 7: With ________ on second and Gus Bell on first, Wally Post hits a ground ball to Milwaukee shortstop Johnny Logan.
Clem LabineGil HodgesDon HoakDick Groat

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Question 9: September 29 - With 1895 Giants manager Jack Doyle among the 11,606 looking on, the Giants lose their last game at the Polo Grounds 9-1 to the ________.
Pittsburgh Pirates all-time rosterForbes FieldRecreation Park (Pittsburgh)Pittsburgh Pirates

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