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Question 1: ________: 425 (Detroit Tigers, 1914)
Ty CobbDonie BushSparky AndersonPlant Field

Question 2: Multiple ________ winners
Rawlings Gold Glove AwardPete RoseSilver Slugger AwardMajor League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award

Question 3: Shortstops are required to cover second base in double play situations when the ball is hit to the second baseman, first baseman, pitcher, or ________.
Cleanup hitterCatcherDesignated hitterBatting order (baseball)

Question 4: ________ (moved to the outfield for his last nine seasons)
Hank AaronRobin YountPaul MolitorCal Ripken, Jr.

Question 5: Shortstop is often regarded as the most dynamic defensive position in baseball, because there are more right-handed hitters in baseball than ________ hitters, and most hitters have a tendency to pull the ball slightly, so more balls go to the shortstop than any other position.
Left-handednessFrench languageSpanish languageGerman language

Question 6: They cover second when a runner is attempting a ________, but only when a left-handed hitter is batting.
Bunt (baseball)StrikeoutStolen baseRun (baseball)

Question 7: ________: 425 (Baltimore Orioles [National League], 1895)
Joe KelleyJohn McGrawTy CobbHughie Jennings

Question 8: ________
Rawlings Gold Glove AwardList of Gold Glove Award winners at outfieldSilver Slugger AwardPete Rose

Question 9: ________: 583 (Baltimore Orioles, 1984)
Derek JeterPete RoseCal Ripken, Jr.Mark McGwire


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