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Willie Horton (baseball): Quiz

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Question 1: During the 1967 Detroit ________, he tried vainly to restore peace.
Willow RunGerald Ford1967 Detroit riotFord River Rouge Complex

Question 2: He hit three home runs against the ________ on June 9, 1970.
Milwaukee Brewers all-time rosterWisconsin Timber RattlersMilwaukee Brewers2009 Milwaukee Brewers season

Question 3: ________
List of Major League Baseball players with 1000 runsList of top 500 Major League Baseball home run hittersList of Major League Baseball players with 1000 RBIsList of Major League Baseball players with 2000 hits

Question 4: After retiring, he coached for the New York Yankees and ________.
Ozzie GuillénChicago White Sox all-time rosterMark BuehrleChicago White Sox

Question 5: In order to combine Horton's offensive power with a good defense, manager Mayo Smith moved regular center fielder Mickey Stanley to shortstop as a replacement for ________, who was benched.
Don Wert1968 Detroit Tigers seasonRay OylerDetroit Tigers

Question 6: In a year in which the league batting average was .230 and ________ won the batting title with a .301 mark, Horton's .285 average was good for fourth in the AL, and he finished fourth in the MVP voting.
Carl YastrzemskiWillie StargellCal Ripken, Jr.Mickey Mantle

Question 7: He kept ________, a multiple Gold Glove Award winner, in right field and put Jim Northrup in center field; the two had platooned in right field for much of the year.
Dave WinfieldCarl YastrzemskiAl KalineMickey Mantle

Question 8: In the 1977 midseason he was traded to the Texas Rangers, and he again hit three home runs on May 15 against the ________ at Royals Stadium.
2010 Kansas City Royals season2008 Kansas City Royals seasonKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals all-time roster

Question 9: Former Tigers teammate Al Kaline also holds this position, and the two threw out the first pitch of the ________ at Comerica Park.
1934 World Series1968 World Series2006 World Series2004 World Series

Question 10: ________
List of Major League Baseball home run championsList of top 500 Major League Baseball home run hittersList of Major League Baseball players with 2000 hitsList of Major League Baseball players with 1000 RBIs







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