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Seventh-inning stretch: Quiz


Question 1: He would sing it to himself in the broadcast booth during the stretch while a play-by-play announcer for the ________.
Ozzie GuillénChicago White SoxChicago White Sox all-time rosterMark Buehrle

Question 2: At Safeco Field, the Seattle Mariners always follow "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" with "________" by The Kingsmen.
You Really Got MeLouie LouieThe KinksGarage rock

Question 3: At Yankee Stadium the song is now played at every game, in addition to "________".
Take Me Out to the Ball GameWhite Sox – Cubs rivalryHarry CarayPlant Field

Question 4: It is now followed by the ________ tune "Lazy Mary."
Gramophone recordCompact DiscMiniDiscLou Monte

Question 5: When Caray moved into the ________ broadcast booth, he continued the practice, sparking what has become a Cubs tradition by regularly leading the crowd in singing the song in every seventh-inning stretch.
Chicago Cubs all-time rosterChicago Cubs franchise historyPeoria ChiefsChicago Cubs

Question 6: After hearing him sing one day, White Sox owner ________ Jr., the consummate baseball promoter and showman, had Caray's microphone turned on so that the ballpark could hear him sing.
Lee MacPhailCharles ComiskeyBill VeeckBranch Rickey

Question 7: A popular story for the origins of the stretch is that President ________ at a Washington Senators game in 1910 felt sore in his backside and decided to stand up and stretch.
Charles Evans HughesWilliam Howard TaftTheodore RooseveltJ. Donald Cameron

Question 8: ________ games always involve it, often accompanied by Take Me Out to the Ball Game.
Major League BaseballAmerican LeagueBaseball awardsNational League

Question 9: After the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' 1998 home opener, they played the popular ________ song "Fins" during the 7th inning stretch.
Jimmy BuffettLive at Fenway ParkA White Sport Coat and a Pink CrustaceanTake the Weather with You

Question 10: Much like how some teams invite celebrities to perform "________" before the game or to throw the first pitch, celebrities have been invited to perform during the 7th inning stretch.
La MarseillaiseThe Star-Spangled BannerNational anthemGod Save the Queen


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