Sports Quiz / MLB Opening Day Trivia

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Quiz Updated Feb 28, 2012

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Clue Answer % Correct
Opening Day 1974 saw this man tie Babe Ruth on the all-time HR listHank Aaron
86.3%
Hall of Famer who broke the color barrier on Opening Day 1947Jackie Robinson
84.9%
Red Sox pitcher (and future Yankee) who threw a 3 hit shutout against the Yanks on opening day 1917Babe Ruth
81.3%
Network that now broadcasts Sunday night openersESPN
79%
This season's Opening Day was postponed because of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.1968
78.4%
Last player to hit .400, he had a hit in every opener he played inTed Williams
77.2%
For more than a century this team traditionally hosted the season's very first gameCincinnati Reds
74.7%
Site of the first opener outside of the New WorldTokyo, Japan
71.1%
Site of the first opener outside of the U.S. or CanadaMonterrey, Mexico
64.2%
First 3-time Cy Young Award winner, this Dodger made only one Opening Day startSandy Koufax
58.7%
Clue Answer % Correct
The longest work stoppage in baseball history pushed this season's opening day to April 25th1995
57.3%
First President to attend an opening day gameWilliam Howard Taft
55.5%
Indian who threw the only Opening Day no-hitterBob Feller
45.9%
Dodgers hurler who was the first pitcher to hit two Opening Day home runsDon Drysdale
34.6%
NL team that hosted the first night openerSt. Louis Cardinals
34.2%
Team that played a record 60 consecutive openers on the roadPittsburgh Pirates
29%
The NY Giants were forced into Opening Day's only forfeit in 1907 when their fans wouldn't stop throwing these onto the fieldSnowballs
17.6%
Pitcher who started the most openersTom Seaver
16.7%
Umpire who tragically collapsed on the field and died on Opening Day in 1996John McSherry
5.7%
Only player to homer on the first pitch of a major league seasonDwight Evans
3.5%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
0.5%
18-19
2.7%
16-17
9.6%
14-15
16.5%
12-13
18.3%
10-11
16.6%
8-9
11.5%
6-7
8.4%
4-5
6.2%
2-3
5.9%
1-1
4.1%

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