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Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 11:10 AM
Every week on Mike and Mike, Jayson Stark asks a good trivia question about active players. It often sparks conversation between my friends and I. Here is this weeks question:


Jake Peavy is one of 5 active players to win the Cy Young award while only playing for one major league club. Who are the other 4?

I've got three of them, and think I have the final one, but I'm not Positive. I'll let you guys mull it over.

No cheating by the way!

(EDIT: only 5 active players, not 6. My bad).

bucksfan2
05-26-2009, 11:20 AM
Lincecum
Halladay
Webb
Smoltz - he has yet to pitch for the Red Sox. I don't even know if he is active so does he count?

PuffyPig
05-26-2009, 11:20 AM
Cliff Lee
Tim Lincecum (those 2 are easy)
Webb and Halladay
Last one?

Edit:

Would Smoltz count? I don't think he would be considered "playing" with Boston yet, as he hasn't pitched yet this year.

Hoosier Red
05-26-2009, 11:21 AM
I heard the answer and I wouldn't have gotten any of them.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 11:26 AM
Smoltz would not count. I edited the original question. There are only 4 others other than Peavy.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 11:30 AM
Question from last week:

Three active MLB players have 4 seasons with at least 50 SB's..... who are they?

HeatherC1212
05-26-2009, 11:39 AM
Question from last week:

Three active MLB players have 4 seasons with at least 50 SB's..... who are they?

Carl Crawford, Brian Roberts, and I honestly can't even think of any other current guys who've played for a few years that steal a ton of bases :eek: (It's Tuesday after a long holiday weekend....that's my excuse, LOL :p: )

BRM
05-26-2009, 11:40 AM
Question from last week:

Three active MLB players have 4 seasons with at least 50 SB's..... who are they?

Juan Pierre is all I got off the top of my head.

PuffyPig
05-26-2009, 11:41 AM
Question from last week:

Three active MLB players have 4 seasons with at least 50 SB's..... who are they?

Guys I would consider:

Taveras
Reyes
Crawford
Suzuki
Pierre

I have no idea how many years they've had 50, but I think they all have done it before.

Edit: Maybe Hanley Ramirez but I think he's too young to have had 4 years.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 11:44 AM
Guys I would consider:

Taveras
Reyes
Crawford
Suzuki
Pierre

I have no idea how many years they've had 50, but I think they all have done it before.

Edit: Maybe Hanley Ramirez but I think he's too young to have had 4 years.

You've got the three in the first 5 you named....

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 11:45 AM
Cliff Lee
Tim Lincecum (those 2 are easy)
Webb and Halladay
Last one?

Edit:

Would Smoltz count? I don't think he would be considered "playing" with Boston yet, as he hasn't pitched yet this year.

Those are the 4. Well done.

HeatherC1212
05-26-2009, 11:45 AM
Guys I would consider:

Taveras
Reyes
Crawford
Suzuki
Pierre

I have no idea how many years they've had 50, but I think they all have done it before.

Edit: Maybe Hanley Ramirez but I think he's too young to have had 4 years.

You know, I thought about putting Taveras on my list but other than the year he stole 60+ bases, I couldn't think if he'd had any other years with a ton of SBs. I can't believe I forgot about Reyes though considering how much I'm always paranoid by him when we play the Mets, LOL :laugh:

OnBaseMachine
05-26-2009, 11:47 AM
Question from last week:

Three active MLB players have 4 seasons with at least 50 SB's..... who are they?

Jose Reyes
Juan Pierre
Carl Crawford

BRM
05-26-2009, 12:13 PM
You've got the three in the first 5 you named....

Willy has only topped 50 SBs one time.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 12:26 PM
Jose Reyes
Juan Pierre
Carl Crawford

Well done OBM....

Here's another old one.

Roger Clemens retired with a 65.8% winning percentage. 3 active pitchers with at least 100 wins have a % better than that. Can you name them?

sonny
05-26-2009, 12:29 PM
Well done OBM....

Here's another old one.

Roger Clemens retired with a 65.8% winning percentage. 3 active pitchers with at least 100 wins have a % better than that. Can you name them?

Halliday, Oswalt, Peavey?

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 12:31 PM
Halliday, Oswalt, Peavey?

2 out of 3

BCubb2003
05-26-2009, 12:42 PM
Johan Santana?

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 01:20 PM
Johan Santana?

Got it.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 01:42 PM
The only other 2 questions i can remember I don't fully remember the answers or the questions. I think they are as follows:

6 active MLB players have at least 300 HR's and a .300 career batting average. Can you name them?

and:

3 players have at least 400 career home runs, but have never lead their league in Home Runs. Can you name them?

OnBaseMachine
05-26-2009, 03:16 PM
6 active MLB players have at least 300 HR's and a .300 career batting average. Can you name them?


Chipper Jones
Albert Pujols
Alex Rodriguez
Vladimir Guerrero
Manny Ramirez
Todd Helton

That was fairly easy.

Lance Berkman will soon join that club. He's got a career .300 BA and 298 home runs.

BRM
05-26-2009, 03:16 PM
Chipper Jones
Albert Pujols
Alex Rodriguez
Vladimir Guerrero
Manny Ramirez
Todd Helton

That was fairly easy.

Lance Berkman will soon join that club. He's got a career .300 BA and 298 home runs.

Of course it's easy when you look it up. ;)

OnBaseMachine
05-26-2009, 03:18 PM
Of course it's easy when you look it up. ;)

I didn't look the first five up. They were easy. Helton was a little hard because I wasn't sure if he had reached 300 homers yet.

BRM
05-26-2009, 03:21 PM
I didn't look the first five up. They were easy. Helton was a little hard because I wasn't sure if he had reached 300 homers yet.

I was just messing with you.

OnBaseMachine
05-26-2009, 03:23 PM
I was just messing with you.

I know. :)

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 03:49 PM
Chipper Jones
Albert Pujols
Alex Rodriguez
Vladimir Guerrero
Manny Ramirez
Todd Helton

That was fairly easy.

Lance Berkman will soon join that club. He's got a career .300 BA and 298 home runs.

I must have the question wrong, because I remember three of the answers were Berkman, Tejada, and Lee all from the Astros.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 04:02 PM
The question was name the 6 active players with a .300 average and 2,000 career hits. My bad.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 04:03 PM
Also, 6 active NL players have averaged 100 RBI in the 00's. 3 of which are on one team. Can you name them?

BRM
05-26-2009, 04:24 PM
The question was name the 6 active players with a .300 average and 2,000 career hits. My bad.

Derek Jeter
Manny Ramirez
A-Rod

Todd Helton (I think he's got 2000 hits)

Gotta think about the other 2, or 3, a little more.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 04:38 PM
Derek Jeter
Manny Ramirez
A-Rod

Todd Helton (I think he's got 2000 hits)

Gotta think about the other 2, or 3, a little more.

Vlad is up there.
Chipper Jones?
Ichiro?

(I'm allowed to guess on this one because I don't know it.)

HeatherC1212
05-26-2009, 04:38 PM
Derek Jeter
Manny Ramirez
A-Rod

Todd Helton (I think he's got 2000 hits)

Gotta think about the other 2, or 3, a little more.

IIRC, Helton just got his 2000th hit over this past weekend.

BRM
05-26-2009, 04:40 PM
Good call with Vlad. I forgot about him somehow. I don't think Ichiro has 2000 hits. Chipper is a good guess. What about Pudge? He's been around forever. Not sure what his career BA is though.

Homer Bailey
05-26-2009, 04:53 PM
Good call with Vlad. I forgot about him somehow. I don't think Ichiro has 2000 hits. Chipper is a good guess. What about Pudge? He's been around forever. Not sure what his career BA is though.

Good call. Pudge, Chipper, and Vlad are all correct.

This question was posed a few weeks ago, so it may be a bit outdated (re: Helton).

Good call Heather. Helton now has 2,008 hits and a .328 career BA

HeatherC1212
05-26-2009, 11:48 PM
Good call. Pudge, Chipper, and Vlad are all correct.

This question was posed a few weeks ago, so it may be a bit outdated (re: Helton).

Good call Heather. Helton now has 2,008 hits and a .328 career BA

Thanks. I'd like to say that I worked hard to look that up but I have him on my fantasy team and it was in his player notes from this past week, LOL ;)

redsmetz
05-27-2009, 04:50 AM
Good call with Vlad. I forgot about him somehow. I don't think Ichiro has 2000 hits. Chipper is a good guess. What about Pudge? He's been around forever. Not sure what his career BA is though.

Ichiro is at 1862 hits and has exceeded 200 hits per season, so he'll reach 2000 sometime this season in all likelihood.

westofyou
05-27-2009, 05:58 PM
Name the only Triple Crown winner to not make the HOF.

_Sir_Charles_
05-27-2009, 06:09 PM
Name the only Triple Crown winner to not make the HOF.

Citation? Secretariat? Oh, wait...baseball's triple crown. :P

The first one? Paul Hines? or doesn't that count? I think he was from the Negro Leagues.

The other one would be Tip O'Neil (not the politician *grin*)

Homer Bailey
05-27-2009, 06:14 PM
Name the only Triple Crown winner to not make the HOF.

Didn't know the answer, so I looked it up, and found at least two. Waaaay back in the day though. Is your question more current?

westofyou
05-27-2009, 06:37 PM
Post 1900, so no Tip O'Neil

_Sir_Charles_
05-27-2009, 06:51 PM
Post 1900, so no Tip O'Neil

No clue then. My brother asked me that question last month so that's why I had those 2 off the top of my head...but post 1900? I'm stumped.

_Sir_Charles_
05-27-2009, 06:58 PM
Is it a trick question like the 1981 split season...led in each half some of the catagories? Because otherwise I'm not seeing it (you got me curious and I'm actually looking).

_Sir_Charles_
05-27-2009, 07:02 PM
Post 1900, so no Tip O'Neil


Countless "reliable" sources list Heinie Zimmerman (http://www.baseball-almanac.com/players/player.php?p=zimmehe01) as the winner in 1912; however, both Baseball Almanac and Major League Baseball have corrected his RBI total (it was one-hundred three but should be ninety-nine) due to ongoing research into box scores.

Hopefully, this isn't the answer.

westofyou
05-27-2009, 08:02 PM
Hopefully, this isn't the answer.

Alas it is is the answer.. oh well, teaken from him and he doesn't know it

Homer Bailey
06-02-2009, 05:50 PM
Today's question was very easy.


Who are the 4 active pitchers who have won at least 30 games after their 40th birthday?

Homer Bailey
06-03-2009, 12:19 PM
Hint. One of them is pitching in a pretty significant game tonight.

BRM
06-03-2009, 12:20 PM
Glavine, Johnson and Moyer have got to be three of them.

VR
06-03-2009, 12:21 PM
Hint. One of them is pitching in a pretty significant game tonight.

Does it rhyme with Jandy Rohnson?

BearcatShane
06-03-2009, 12:21 PM
Clemens, Johnson, Moyer and Ryan?

blumj
06-03-2009, 01:29 PM
RJ, Moyer, Wakefield, and some other old guy. Would Glavine count as active while on the DL?

Homer Bailey
06-03-2009, 01:36 PM
RJ, Moyer, Wakefield, and some other old guy. Would Glavine count as active while on the DL?

Yes he would. Those are the 4.

_Sir_Charles_
06-03-2009, 01:39 PM
Clemens, Johnson, Moyer and Ryan?

Active pitchers.

I'd go with Johnson, Moyer, Wakefield. Someone mentioned Glavine, but is he even active? Didn't he retire? Or just injured?

~edit~ Nevermind. Too late. :O)

MississippiRed
06-09-2009, 09:57 AM
Today's question (supposedly very hard): There are three active pitchers with 100 wins under the age of 30. Name them.

(I went into the office and didn't hear the answer. I hope someone can share.)

Chip R
06-09-2009, 10:04 AM
Today's question (supposedly very hard): There are three active pitchers with 100 wins under the age of 30. Name them.

(I went into the office and didn't hear the answer. I hope someone can share.)


It was Zambrano, Jon Garland and someone else.

Nugget
06-09-2009, 10:51 AM
White Sox - Mark Buerhle

Homer Bailey
06-09-2009, 11:30 AM
Sabathia, Garland, and Zambrano.

Chip R
06-09-2009, 11:31 AM
Sabathia, Garland, and Zambrano.


Forgot about C.C. Brain lock. :doh:

Homer Bailey
06-16-2009, 12:20 PM
This weeks:

3 pitchers in the 2000's have over 100 wins and an ERA under 3.25. 2 are active, 1 is not. Can you name them?

RedsMan3203
06-16-2009, 01:04 PM
Roy Halladay, Jake Peavy, Clemens?

BRM
06-16-2009, 01:35 PM
Is Pedro Martinez the non-active one?

Homer Bailey
06-16-2009, 01:58 PM
Roy Halladay, Jake Peavy, Clemens?

0 for 3


Is Pedro Martinez the non-active one?

Yes.


For the record I got 2 out of 3.

HotCorner
06-16-2009, 02:11 PM
Johan Santana.

Homer Bailey
06-16-2009, 02:12 PM
Johan Santana.

Yep. One more.

BRM
06-16-2009, 02:13 PM
Roy Oswalt?

Homer Bailey
06-16-2009, 02:27 PM
Roy Oswalt?

DING DING DING! Winner!

Homer Bailey
06-29-2009, 03:51 PM
I missed last weeks. Name the two players who are playing for the same team that they played on before the strike in 1994.

Benihana
06-29-2009, 03:55 PM
I missed last weeks. Name the two players who are playing for the same team that they played on before the strike in 1994.

Griffey is one.

Cedric
06-29-2009, 03:58 PM
Griffey is one.

Chipper also?

Benihana
06-29-2009, 03:59 PM
Chipper also.

That's what I was thinking. Was he in the bigs by '94?

Cedric
06-29-2009, 04:00 PM
That's what I was thinking. Was he in the bigs by '94?

I changed my punctuation. I think he hurt his knee in '93 and was full time by '94.

redsmetz
06-29-2009, 04:03 PM
I missed last weeks. Name the two players who are playing for the same team that they played on before the strike in 1994.

I may be misunderstanding the question, but Chipper Jones debuited for the Braves in 1993, but was in the minors all of 1994. But I think it's him since he played for them before the strike.

Homer Bailey
06-29-2009, 04:13 PM
It is Chipper and Junior.

Homer Bailey
07-07-2009, 11:27 AM
Today's:


Name the 2 active players that had at least 100 hits in the 80's and the 00's. I know one off the top of my head, but the 2nd has me stumped.

REDSEER
07-07-2009, 11:34 AM
Let's see....the obvious one is Junior right?

Homer Bailey
07-07-2009, 11:39 AM
Let's see....the obvious one is Junior right?

Yeah but I'm clueless on the 2nd. Is Alou active? It can't be Pudge can it?

REDSEER
07-07-2009, 11:40 AM
I don't think Alou is active and I also don't think Pudge started that early...maybe Vizquel?

Nugget
07-07-2009, 11:41 AM
What about Gary Sheffield?

Homer Bailey
07-07-2009, 11:42 AM
What about Gary Sheffield?

Gotta be it. Well done.