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Question 1: After a brief absence, Piersall returned only to earn his sixth ejection of the season on July 23, when he was banished after running back and forth in the outfield while the Red Sox' ________ was at bat.
Ted WilliamsFrank RobinsonAndre DawsonCarl Yastrzemski

Question 2: Jimmy Piersall appears as himself in the opening episode of season four of ________.
I Love LucyThe Lucy ShowThe Lucy–Desi Comedy HourHere's Lucy

Question 3: While he had a fairly good professional career as a center fielder, Piersall is better known for his well-publicized battle with ________ that became the subject of the movie Fear Strikes Out.
Major depressive disorderSchizoaffective disorderBipolar disorderMania

Question 4: In a 17-season career, Piersall was a .272 hitter with 104 ________ and 591 RBI in 1,734 games.
StrikeoutWalk-off home runHome runRun (baseball)

Question 5: This colloquialism was most recently used by Congressman ________ to describe the last-minute efforts of Sen.
Stephen Lynch (politician)Bill DelahuntBarney FrankJohn Kerry

Question 6: His subsequent meeting with American League president Joe Cronin and the departure of manager ________ seemed to settle Piersall down for the remainder of the season.
Billy MartinYogi BerraJoe DiMaggioJoe Gordon

Question 7: In a reserve role with the second-year team, Piersall played briefly under manager ________.
Subway SeriesProgress Energy ParkCasey StengelJoe Torre

Question 8: The following year, he collected 19 ________ and scored 103 runs.
Home runStrikeoutWalk-off home runRun (baseball)

Question 9: He won a ________ in 1958.
Pete RoseRawlings Gold Glove AwardSilver Slugger AwardMajor League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award

Question 10: During the September 10 doubleheader at ________, Piersall was accosted on the field by two fans, one of whom he punched before attempting to kick the other.
Polo GroundsShea StadiumYankee Stadium (1923)New York Yankees







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