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1978 in baseball: Quiz


Question 1: July 11 - At San Diego, the National League wins the All-Star Game over the ________, 7–3.
Pacific Coast LeagueAmerican LeagueDominican Summer LeagueBaseball awards

Question 2: August 7 - Kay Lionikas, 54, outfielder, one of three descendants of Greek migrants to play in the ________
Major League BaseballNational Association of Professional Base Ball PlayersNegro league baseballAll-American Girls Professional Baseball League

Question 3: October 17 - The New York Yankees win their fourth straight game, 7–2, to clinch their second consecutive World Series over the ________.
Los Angeles Dodgers all-time rosterJoe TorreLos Angeles DodgersTommy Lasorda

Question 4: They will have to play a one-game playoff at Fenway the very next day against the ________, whom they had led by as many as 14 games in July.
Yogi BerraNew York Yankees all-time rosterNew York YankeesStaten Island Yankees

Question 5: ________: Indios de Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)
Caribbean SeriesCaribbean Series Most Valuable Player1980 Caribbean Series1960 Caribbean Series

Question 6: The following are the baseball events of the year ________ throughout the world.

Question 7: He goes 70-for-182 during the skein (a ________ of .385).
On-base percentageHome runGrand slam (baseball)Batting average

Question 8: ________ slugs a 3-run home run in the first inning, and the field is showered with candy bars which were given out free to the fans at the game.
Catfish Hunter2002 American League Division SeriesBilly MartinReggie Jackson

Question 9: June 16 - In his 12th major league season speckled with near-misses, Cincinnati's Tom Seaver finally hurls a ________.
Perfect gameSave (baseball)Grand slam (baseball)No-hitter

Question 10: August 1 - The ________ trounce the Cincinnati Reds, 16–4, and stop Pete Rose's hitting streak at 44 games.
Chipper JonesJoe TorreBobby CoxAtlanta Braves


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