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savafan
07-11-2006, 12:50 AM
http://sports.espn.go.com/chat/sportsnation/quiz?event_id=2191

I'm embarassed to say that I only got 28 out of 50 right.

However, now that I look at how the major leaguers did on this test, I scored higher than Sean Casey, so I'm okay with that.

edabbs44
07-11-2006, 01:03 AM
39 for me. Not too bad, I guess.

captainmorgan07
07-11-2006, 01:34 AM
18 for me

Tornon
07-11-2006, 01:40 AM
Brad Ausmus was the only one that didn't know Nolan Ryan holds the record for most no-hitters, and Ausmus is an astro himself.. shame

I scored 19 myself

919191
07-11-2006, 01:40 AM
32

RedsManRick
07-11-2006, 01:55 AM
20 :angry:

Super_Barry11
07-11-2006, 01:57 AM
Brad Ausmus was the only one that didn't know Nolan Ryan holds the record for most no-hitters, and Ausmus is an astro himself.. shame

I scored 19 myself

Yeah, that is pretty bad that Ausmus didn't know that one... Didn't he go to Dartmouth?? :laugh:

I got a 19 as well. There were so many I feel like I should have known, but didn't. :bang:

vic715
07-11-2006, 02:00 AM
36 here but according to the baseball encyclopedia THe question asking who holds the all-time record in the al for the highest BA is incorrect. They are saying that it was Nap Lajoie with a 426 ave in 1901. the encyclopedia says he hit 422. However Rogers Hornsby hit 424 in in 1924. So maybe I got 37.

Gainesville Red
07-11-2006, 02:04 AM
26. I wonder what the schwaub would get. That guy's amazing.

SteelSD
07-11-2006, 02:12 AM
41/50

I missed on questions 4, 12, 15, 24, 26, 28, 35, 36, and 40. Still grumpy about a couple of those because I used to know them, but they do say that beer kills brain cells.

And a 28 on that quiz isn't anything to be ashamed of sava. It's very hard. And I'll wait for woy's perfect score.

Oh, and if anyone thinks this is an open-book test, you're lame.

redsupport
07-11-2006, 02:12 AM
probably 51

KronoRed
07-11-2006, 02:18 AM
50 questions? I don't have the attention span for this..gimme a 10 ;)

919191
07-11-2006, 02:34 AM
41/50

I missed on questions 4, 12, 15, 24, 26, 28, 35, 36, and 40. Still grumpy about a couple of those because I used to know them, but they do say that beer kills brain cells.

And a 28 on that quiz isn't anything to be ashamed of sava. It's very hard. And I'll wait for woy's perfect score.

Oh, and if anyone thinks this is an open-book test, you're lame.

Yeah, I was kind of embarrased at my 32, because I know I used to know a few of the answers I missed. Oh well, like you, too many beers and almost 50 years of other things crowding up in my head....
I was tempted to look a coupke up, but I resisted.

919191
07-11-2006, 02:35 AM
36 here but according to the baseball encyclopedia THe question asking who holds the all-time record in the al for the highest BA is incorrect. They are saying that it was Nap Lajoie with a 426 ave in 1901. the encyclopedia says he hit 422. However Rogers Hornsby hit 424 in in 1924. So maybe I got 37.


I picked Hornsby's 424 too.

SteelSD
07-11-2006, 03:05 AM
Yeah, I was kind of embarrased at my 32, because I know I used to know a few of the answers I missed. Oh well, like you, too many beers and almost 50 years of other things crowding up in my head....
I was tempted to look a coupke up, but I resisted.

Hey, I was tempted to reference resources as well as I had about a 50/50 shot to nail over half the questions I missed.

But I overcame the beer and took it straight-up. :)

savafan
07-11-2006, 03:16 AM
I picked Hornsby's 424 too.

Same here, as did 46.2% of those who took the test.

Razor Shines
07-11-2006, 03:22 AM
I got an 18 tied for lowest of those who will admit their scores. And I'll also admit that 4 of my correct answers were complete guesses, gosh I feel baseball stupid.

Ravenlord
07-11-2006, 04:24 AM
37. only one i got right was an utter guess and that was where the first All-Star game was held.

Big Klu
07-11-2006, 04:45 AM
I got a 40.

I missed #12, 13, 16, 19, 24, 28, 31, 40, 43, and 46.


I should have gotten a couple more of those. I should have gotten Sam Crawford on #12, but I thought it was a trick, so I went with the player with whom I was least familiar (Wilson). I also should have gotten #13 (inexplicably, I said Baker). On #19, I correctly eliminated Hornsby because the qustion asked about the AL record, but chalk me up as one who answered Sisler. On #24, I knew that Mathewson was an inaugural HOFer, but I answered him anyway. (Dumb.) On #28, I answered Ott.

MrCinatit
07-11-2006, 08:07 AM
36 here but according to the baseball encyclopedia THe question asking who holds the all-time record in the al for the highest BA is incorrect. They are saying that it was Nap Lajoie with a 426 ave in 1901. the encyclopedia says he hit 422. However Rogers Hornsby hit 424 in in 1924. So maybe I got 37.

Actually, I believe the question asked who had the highest BA in the American League - and with Lajoie, that would be correct.
Unfortunately, I picked Sisler, and I knew better.

I got 32 right, and am kicking myself for a couple of my answers (see: Sisler, highest AL BA).

dabvu2498
07-11-2006, 08:59 AM
39 -- I'm surprised.

Donder
07-11-2006, 10:00 AM
32, even though I must admit I had a slight advantage because I'm rewatching the Ken Burns Baseball series right now.

Jpup
07-11-2006, 10:03 AM
21:help:

westofyou
07-11-2006, 10:54 AM
I got a 40.
Me too.

Danny Serafini
07-11-2006, 11:00 AM
28. Should've been 29, but I misread a question.

timmario66
07-11-2006, 11:02 AM
29 - but I took like I took every test in school. As quick as possible.

westofyou
07-11-2006, 11:05 AM
29 - but I took like I took every test in school. As quick as possible.
True, I took it in aout 5 minutes and in review I saw about 4 questions I dropped the ball on big time.

boognish
07-11-2006, 11:17 AM
29 - but I took like I took every test in school. As quick as possible.

Same strategy, and same score. :beerme: I'm kicking myself over a couple, but I think 29 is respectable.

BuckWoody
07-11-2006, 11:22 AM
I got a 39, I'll take that any day of the week and twice on Sunday. :)

I only missed one question each on the 1845-1899 and 1920-1945 sections, three each on all the others.

Highlifeman21
07-11-2006, 11:25 AM
42 - but 6 of them were correct guesses

so really, we'll mark it as 36

Cyclone792
07-11-2006, 11:26 AM
Wow, somehow I got 47 out of 50, but I did guess on a few more. Questions I missed: #4 (newspaper/national pastime), #33 (I had no idea where Scully went to college) and #44 (total number of perfect games).

Questions I guessed correctly: #16 (only catcher to catch four no-hitters) #31 (only player to hit 50+ home runs and strike out fewer than 50 times) and #35 (only player to win ROY, MVP and Cy Young).

Most of the first 30 questions were pre-WWII stuff, and I've read up quite a bit on the era from ~1903-WWII.

RichRed
07-11-2006, 11:26 AM
33 for me - curse you, George Sisler, for making me choose your name. ;)

gonelong
07-11-2006, 12:34 PM
39, with a few educated guesses that turned out.

GL

goreds2
07-11-2006, 12:50 PM
19 for me.

shredda2000
07-11-2006, 12:52 PM
21 for me...

Roy Tucker
07-11-2006, 12:54 PM
39 for me as well. Some lucky guesses and some I knew I knew but in the disorganized ramble of my brain, I couldn't find them.

redhawkfish
07-11-2006, 12:59 PM
33 for me!:eek:

NatiRedGals
07-11-2006, 01:03 PM
16 is pretty good for a 16 yr old :)

KittyDuran
07-11-2006, 01:43 PM
22 - but I did a lot of guessing. My baseball knowledge doesn't go much farther than 1969. :(

Guacarock
07-11-2006, 02:45 PM
32 for me. Some rough stuff there, and other answers I used to know a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.

HumnHilghtFreel
07-11-2006, 02:54 PM
Only managed a 19 :cry: The pre-WWII stuff isnt exactly my forte lol

col4life
07-11-2006, 04:43 PM
23 for me! :sigh:

NJReds
07-11-2006, 04:57 PM
26, with a few guesses.

marcshoe
07-11-2006, 05:29 PM
33.

cumberlandreds
07-11-2006, 06:06 PM
I got 37 correct. I missed more of the modern day questions than the older stuff.

tripleaaaron
07-13-2006, 12:59 AM
same here, got 27 and should have known more, also a victim of the la joie conspiracy (or was I), the new Dan Brown book hits stores soon.

redsin2006
07-13-2006, 02:34 AM
21 with only about 5 that I knew for sure. (22 with Hornsby).

Hollcat
07-13-2006, 03:04 AM
28 for me