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Question 1: ________: 137 (New York Yankees 1950)
Billy MartinPhil RizzutoWhitey FordJerry Coleman

Question 2: Giambi grounded to 2nd baseman ________, who threw to the 3rd baseman Kevin Youkilis, who because of the shift actually had to cover 2nd base.
Roger ClemensBoston Red SoxDavid OrtizDustin Pedroia

Question 3: ________: 171 (Brooklyn Dodgers 1951)
Gil HodgesJoe TorrePee Wee ReeseSandy Koufax

Question 4: The infield was shifted right for ________, with a baserunner on first.
Reggie JacksonJason GiambiMark McGwireMiguel Tejada

Question 5: Record keeping wasn't kept regularly until 1933 in the National League and 1939 in the ________.
American LeagueDominican Summer LeagueMajor League BaseballBaseball awards

Question 6: Double plays are also known as "the pitcher's best friend" because they disrupt offense more than any other play, except for the rare ________.
Triple playUnassisted triple playSpring trainingWalk-off home run

Question 7: Another variation of this play, in which the pitcher, and not an infielder, first fields the ground ball is the "1-2-3 double play." Such a play occurred in the no-hit shutout that ________ pitched in 1984.
1987 American League Championship SeriesJack MorrisMickey LolichDenny McLain

Question 8: The most common type of double play occurs with a runner on ________ and a ground ball hit towards the middle of the infield.
Batting order (baseball)First basemanDesignated hitterCleanup hitter

Question 9: In ________, a double play (denoted on statistics sheets by DP) for a team or a fielder is the act of making two outs during the same continuous playing action.
Town ballBaseball awardsSoftballBaseball

Question 10: ________: 7 (Cleveland Indians, 1993)
Jose CansecoAlbert BelleManny RamirezKen Griffey, Jr.
















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