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Trivia Quiz - Babe Ruth: Baseball Giant


How much do you know about one of the greatest baseball players of all time? Fantastic Babe Ruth trivia!

Quiz Number: 2754
Date Submitted: July 17, 2008
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: charles
Average Score: 57.1 percent
Times Taken: 451 times
Taken by Registered Users: 13
Quiz is about: Babe Ruth

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1. As a boy, George Herman Ruth, Jr. spent most of his life living where?
  A.   with his parents
  B.   with his grandparents
  C.   at a Catholic missionary
  D.   with his step brother

2. The Boston Red Sox purchased Babe Ruth in 1914 from what then minor league team?
  A.   Oakland Athletics
  B.   Baltimore Orioles
  C.   Chicago White Sox
  D.   Minnestoa Twins

3. Babe Ruth started in the majors at what position?
  A.   catcher
  B.   pitcher
  C.   first baseman
  D.   shortstop

4. Babe Ruth was a member of how many World Series Championship teams while with The Boston Red Sox?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

5. After the 1919 season, Babe Ruth was traded to The New York Yankees for how much money?
  A.   $20,000
  B.   $50,000
  C.   $100,000
  D.   $200,000

6. What was Babe Ruth's career batting average?
  A.   .307
  B.   .318
  C.   .334
  D.   .342

7. Babe Ruth was the first player to hit how many home runs in a season?
  A.   10
  B.   20
  C.   60
  D.   70

8. In 1928, Babe Ruth made a cameo appearance as himself in a movie named Speedy. What silent film actor starred in the film?
  A.   Charlie Chaplin
  B.   Buster Keaton
  C.   Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
  D.   Harold Lloyd

9. Babe Ruth's jersey number is retired with The New York Yankees. What was his jersey number?
  A.   3
  B.   5
  C.   11
  D.   33

10. Which of the following was NOT one of Ruth's common nicknames?
  A.   Babe
  B.   The Bambino
  C.   The Sultan of Swat
  D.   The Big Slammer


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