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Question 1: The so-called modern-day record (1900 and after) is 177, achieved by ________ of the New York Yankees in 1921.
Babe RuthJohnny Damon2003 American League Division SeriesRoger Clemens

Question 2: The record for most seasons leading one of the major leagues in runs scored is 8, held by Babe Ruth (________: 1919–21, 1923, 1924, 1926–28).
American LeagueNational LeagueBaseballMajor League Baseball

Question 3: A player may score by hitting a ________ or by any combination of plays that puts him safely "on base" (that is, on first, second, or third) as a runner and subsequently brings him home.
Home runStrikeoutWalk-off home runRun (baseball)

Question 4: ________
List of Major League Baseball players with 2000 hitsList of Major League Baseball players with 1000 RBIsList of top 500 Major League Baseball home run hittersList of Major League Baseball players with 1000 runs

Question 5: The Yankees' ________ holds the record for most career World Series runs scored with 42 (1951–53, 1955–58, 1960–64).
Yogi BerraJoe DiMaggioMickey MantleDave Winfield

Question 6: The record for most runs scored by a major-league team during a single season is 1,212, set by the Boston Beaneaters (now the ________) in 1894.
Chipper JonesJoe TorreAtlanta BravesBobby Cox

Question 7: The career record for most runs scored by a major-league player is 2,295, held by ________ (1979–2003).
Reggie JacksonKen Griffey, Jr.Rickey HendersonDave Winfield

Question 8: A ________ is likewise assessed runs surrendered in his statistics, which differentiate between standard earned runs (for which the pitcher is statistically assigned full responsibility) and so-called unearned runs scored due to fielding errors.
Cleanup hitterPitcherBatting order (baseball)Designated hitter

Question 9: The season record for most runs scored is 196, set by Billy Hamilton of the ________ in 1894.
Lehigh Valley IronPigsReading PhilliesCharlie ManuelPhiladelphia Phillies

Question 10: Babe Ruth set the mark on October 6, 1926, while with the Yankees; it was matched most recently by ________ of the San Francisco Giants on October 24, 2002.
Pete RoseAlbert PujolsBarry BondsJeff Kent

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