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June 21
Question: What team ended the Twins run of three consecutive AL Central titles from 2002-04?
Answer: Chicago White Sox
Winner: Vince H., Philadelphia, PA
June 20
Question: What two players are tied for the Diamondbacks record for most singles in one season?
Answer: Luis Gonzalez and Tony Womack
Winner: Eileen B., Jamison, PA
June 19
Question: Who was the last ML pitcher before Zack Greinke in 2015 to have an ERA of 1.66 or lower (min 220 IP)?
Answer: Greg Maddux – 1.63 in 1995
Winner: Baxter B., Lansdale, PA
June 18
Question: Who is the only Diamondback to be elected to start multiple All-Star Games?
Answer: Paul Goldschmidt
Winner: Kyle H., Coopersburg, PA
June 17
Question: Who led all National League catchers in home runs in 2016?
Answer: Wellington Castillo
Winner: Lou J., Eddystone, PA
June 16
Question: Who is second behind Edwin Encarnacion for most home runs in Blue Jays history by a designated hitter?
Answer: Adam Lind
Winner: Dan B., Lebanon, PA
June 15
Question: Who holds the Blue Jays franchise record for most home runs as a third baseman in one season?
Answer: Tony Batista - 41
Winner: Buddy G., Weatherly, PA
June 14
Question: What two pitchers were tied for the most starts from 2012-15?
Answer: James Shields, RA Dickey
Winner: Lisa B., Scottsdale, AZ
June 13
Question: Who are the only two Blue Jays to have 100 or more walks in 4 different seasons?
Answer: Jose Bautista, Carlos Delgado
Winner: Bill D., Lansdale, PA
June 12
Question: What are the only two players in MLB history with two 20-HR seasons prior to their 21st birthday?
Answer: Bryce Harper, Tony Conigliaro
Winner: Brian M., Coatesville, PA
June 11
Question: Whose record did Gio Gonzalez break for most innings by a Nationals left handed pitcher?
Answer: John Lannan
Winner: Adam W., Barrington, NJ
June 10
Question: Who holds the Nationals record for most steals of third base in one season?
Answer: Alfonso Soriano
Winner: No winner
June 8
Question: What was Matt Szczur’s primary position for the Villanova football team?
Answer: Wide Receiver
Winner: Adrian H., Havertown, PA
June 7
Question: Who holds the Cubs single-season franchise record for strikeouts by a left handed pitcher?
Answer: Jon Lester - 207
Winner: Peter B., Philadelphia, PA
June 6
Question: Who are the other three reigning Cy Young winners besides Jake Arrieta to throw a no-hitter?
Answer: Sandy Koufax, Bob Gibson, Clayton Kershaw
Winner: Joe C., Southampton, PA
June 5
Question: What three former Phillies made the 1978 All-Star game for the Brewers?
Answer: Don Money, Larry Hisle, Lary Sorensen
Winner: Laura W., Jacksonville, FL
June 4
Question: Who are the two players ahead of Ryan Braun on the Brewers all-time runs scored list?
Answer: Robin Yount, Paul Molitor
Winner: Marty M., Marlton, NJ
June 3
Question: What Phillie hit 10 Home Runs in July of 1977?
Answer: Greg Luzinski
Winner: Alan K., Wilkes Barre, PA
June 2
Question: Who is the Brewers franchise leader in pinch-hits and pinch at-bats?
Answer: Craig Counsell
Winner: Steve C., Philadelphia, PA
June 1
Question: What NLF quarterback was selected in the 18th round of the 1995 MLB Draft by the Montreal Expos?
Answer: Tom Brady
Winner: Brian F., Horsham PA
May 31
Question: What pitcher holds the Nationals record for most wins in one season?
Answer: Gio Gonzalez – 21 in 2012
Winner: Steve K., Bainbridge, PA
May 30
Question: What two teams did Max Scherzer throw no-hitters against last season?
Answer: Pirates 6/20, Mets 10/3
Winner: Steve K of Bainbridge, PA
May 29
Question: What two left-handed Cubs hitters have hit 30 or more Home Runs in multiple seasons?
Answer: Anthony Rizzo, Billy Williams
Winner: Linda C., Philadelphia PA
May 28
Question: Who was the last Cubs Rookie of the Year before Kris Bryant in 2015?
Answer: Geovany Soto
Winner: Mark S., Doylestown, PA
May 27
Question: Who was the first pitcher ever to finish a season with 20 straight quality starts?
Answer: Jake Arrieta
Winner: Martin S., Brookhaven, PA
May 25
Question: Who holds the Tigers record for most consecutive starts without a loss?
Answer: Max Scherzer
Winner: Matthew B., Philadelphi, PA
May 24
Question: Who holds the Tigers record for most consecutive saves converted?
Answer: Jose Valverde – 49 in 2011
Winner: Fred P., Whippany, NJ
May 23
Question: Who was the last Tiger before Miguel Cabrera in 2013 to win the AL MVP?
Answer: Justin Verlander
Winner: Tom G., Jamison, PA
May 22
Question: Who holds the Atlanta Braves record for most triples in one season?
Answer: Ralph Garr
Winner: Russ P., West Grove, PA
May 21
Question: What Braves first basemen made the 1977 All-Star Game?
Answer: Willie Montanez
Winner: Tim G., Haddon Twp, NJ
May 20
Question: Who is the only major league shortstop to have 30 or more doubles in each of the last 5 seasons?
Answer: Erick Aybar
Winner: Shaun N., West Chester, PA
May 18
Question: Who are the only 2 players in the modern era with at least 8 seasons with 200 hits and 100 runs?
Answer: Lou Gehrig, Ichiro Suzuki
Winner: Randy B., Kunkletown, PA
May 17
Question: Who was the tallest player ever to play for the Marlins?
Answer: Jon Rauch
Winner: Don H., Philadephia, PA
May 16
Question: Who is the only other Marlin besides Dee Gordon to win an NL batting title?
Answer: Hanley Ramirez
Winner: Art S., Hughestown, PA
May 15
Question: Who were the 4 Reds that won Gold Gloves in each season from 1974-77?
Answer: Cesar Geronimo, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Dave Concepcion
Winner: Karina W., Tarpon Springs, FL
May 14
Question: Who is the last Reds player before Billy Hamilton in 2014 to have 50 or more stolen bases in one season?
Answer: Deion Sanders
Winner: Sean W., Alexandria, VA
May 13
Question: Who is the only current Red with five or more 25 home runs seasons?
Answer: Jay Bruce
Winner: Paul D., Coopersburg, PA
May 12
Question: What two catchers have reached double-digits in home runs in at least 9 of the past 13 years?
Answer: Brian McCann, AJ Pierzynski
Winner: Scott L., Philadephia PA
May 11
Question: Who holds the Braves record for highest all-time average at Turner Field (minmum 500 at-bats)?
Answer: Omar Infante
Winner: Cara F., Norristown, PA
May 10
Question: Who was the Braves first opponent at Turner Field in 1997?
Answer: Chicago Cubs
Winner: Eric S., Laurel Springs, NJ
May 8
Question: What two players hold the Marlins record for hits in consecutive plate appearances?
Answer: Christian Yelich, Preston Wilson
Winner: Deb M., Morton, PA
May 7
Question: What two second basemen have won Gold Gloves for the Marlins?
Answer: Dee Gordon, Luis Castillo
Winner: John M., Horsham, PA
May 6
Question: What two managers have more wins than Don Mattingly from 2013-2015
Answer: Mike Matheny, Clint Hurdle
Winner: Tenley D., Phoenixville, PA
May 5
Question: What two Cardinals catchers have won the gold glove award three or more times?
Answer: Yadier Molina, Mike Matheny, Tom Pagnozzi
Winner: Howard W., Philadelphia PA
May 4
Question: What three teams has Matt Holliday played for?
Answer: Rockies, Athletics, Cardinals
Winner: Ryan M., Maple Shade, NJ
May 3
Question: Who led the National League in runs from 2013-15?
Answer: Matt Carpenter
Winner: Stephen P., Conshohocken
May 2
Question: Who holds the Cardinals single-season record for home runs by a shortstop?
Answer: Jhonny Peralta
Winner: Karina S., West Plam Beach, FL
May 1
Question: Who are the only two Indians to hit 50 or more home runs in one season?
Answer: Jim Thome and Albert Belle
Winner: Marco G., Lansdale, PA
April 30
Question: What Indians pitcher won the 2014 Cy Young Award?
Answer: Corey Kluber
Winner: Peg S., Dresher, PA
April 29
Question: What team was Terry Francona the 3rd base coach for before becoming Phillies manager in 1997?
Answer: Detroit Tigers
Winner: Roxane A., Riverton, NJ
April 28
Question: What college did Bryce Harper attend?
Answer: College of Southern Nevada
Winner: Ryan G., Redondo Beach, CA
April 27
Question: What Nationals player won three consecutive silver slugger awards from 2012 – 2014?
Answer: Ian Desmond
Winner: Jeremy B., Bethlehem, PA
April 26
Question: What Phillies pitcher struck out 10 Nationals on 9/25/15?
Answer: Jerad Eickhoff
Winner: Barukyah S., Myerstown, PA
April 24
Question: What two Brewers made the 2015 All-Star Game?
Answer: Ryan Braun, Francisco Rodriguez
Winner: Grant M., Coatesville, PA
April 23
Question: What college did Brewers manager Craig Counsell play for?
Answer: Notre Dame
Winner: Michael C., Philadelphia PA
April 22
Question: What two Brewers tied for the team lead in hits last season?
Answer: Ryan Braun, Jean Segura
Winner: Debbie U., Delran, NJ
April 20
Question: What team originally drafted Matt Harvey in 2007?
Answer: Los Angeles Angels
Winner: Robert B., Sewell, NJ
April 19
Question: What two Mets hold the franchise record for most RBI in a single post-season?
Answer: Curtis Granderson, John Olerud
Winner: Larry O., Shoemakersville, PA
April 18
Question: Who is the last pitcher before Bartolo Colon in 2015 to win more than 10 games vs. the NL East?
Answer: Bartolo Colon, Roy Halladay
Winner: Joe M., Brookhaven, PA
April 17
Question: Who were the 2 Phillies that hit grand slams against the Nationals on April 27, 2009?
Answer: Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez
Winner: Dorothy C., Downingtown, PA
April 16
Question: What team did Dusty Baker finish his playing career with?
Answer: Oakland Athletics
Winner: Joan H., Norristown, PA
April 15
Question: What Phillies pitcher did Bryce Harper hit his 40th home run off last season?
Answer: Justin DeFratus
Winner: Phil E., Baseballtown, PA
April 14
Question: What 2 players led the majors in go-ahead RBI last season?
Answer: Josh Donaldson and Matt Kemp
Winner: Rick B., Collingswood, NJ
April 13
Question: What two Padres pitchers had 200 or more strikeouts last season?
Answer: James Shields, Tyson Ross
Winner: Tom D., Phoenixville, PA
April 12
Question: Who are the only two Padres players to have a hit and a stolen base in an All-Star Game?
Answer: Tony Gwynn, Justin Upton
Winner: James M., Villas, NJ
April 11
Question: Who were the three Padres managers in 2015?
Answer: Bud Black, Dave Roberts, and Pat Murphy
Winner: Howard W., Philadelphia, PA
April 10
Question: Which Met tied a Franchise record with seven multi-hr games last season?
Answer: Lucas Duda
Winner: Charles M., Sunbury, PA
April 9
Question: What Mets pitcher won three games in the 2015 postseason?
Answer: Jacob deGrom
Winner: Randy B., Kunkletown, PA
April 8
Question: What team did Yoenis Cespedes win a Gold Glove with last season?
Answer: Detroit Tigers
Winner: Linda S., Woodland Hills, CA
April 7
Question: Who are the two players that finished ahead of Joey Votto in the 2015 NL MVP voting?
Answer: Bryce Harper (WSH), Paul Goldschmidt (AZ)
Winner: Brian M., Mt. Laurel, NJ
April 6
Question: Which current Red has over 1,000 career hits and 200 Home Runs?
Answer: Jay Bruce
Winner: Rich G., Elverson, PA
April 4
Question: Who was the Reds winning pitcher the last time the Phillies played them on Opening Day?
Answer: Mario Soto
Winner: Justin W., Cherry Hill, NJ