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Trivia Quiz - Major League Baseball's First "Taters"


These questions relate to famous first home runs in baseball history. See if you can get them all!

Quiz Number: 38
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Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: garrett
Average Score: 53.5 percent
Times Taken: 192 times
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Major League Baseballs First Taters
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1. The first walk-off home run in history to win a World Series happened in 1960. Who socked it?
  A.   Rocky Nelson
  B.   Bill Mazeroski
  C.   Hal Smith
  D.   Roger Maris

2. The first home run in an All-Star game happened in 1934. Who walloped it?
  A.   Lou Gehrig
  B.   Jimmy Foxx
  C.   Charlie Gehringer
  D.   Babe Ruth

3. The first walk-off home run in history to win a World Series when his team was trailing happened in 1993. Who clobbered it?
  A.   Paul Molitor
  B.   Devon White
  C.   John Olerud
  D.   Joe Carter

4. Who was the first player in baseball history to slug 2 grand slam homers in one game?
  A.   Tony Lazzeri
  B.   Jim Tabor
  C.   Rudy York
  D.   Jim Gentile

5. In 1999, Fernando Tatis became the first major league player to do what?
  A.   Hit two grand slams during the same inning
  B.   Hit two grand slams during back to back innings
  C.   Hit two grand slams from opposite side of the plate in the same game
  D.   Hit one grand slam during each end of a doubleheader

6. The first player in baseball history to rap a tater during a night game happened in 1935. Who cracked it?
  A.   Stan Hack
  B.   Hank Greenburg
  C.   Babe Herman
  D.   Mickey Cochrane

7. The first time a designated hitter hit a homer in baseball history happened in 1973. Who belted it?
  A.   Tony Olivia
  B.   Carlton Fisk
  C.   Frank Robinson
  D.   Thurman Munson

8. In 2003, Bill Mueller became the first major league player to do what?
  A.   Hit two grand slams during the same inning
  B.   Hit two grand slams during back to back innings
  C.   Hit two grand slams from opposite side of the plate in the same game
  D.   Hit one grand slam during each end of a doubleheader

9. In what year did Mark McGuire become the first player in baseball history to hit 70 home runs in one season?
  A.   1996
  B.   1997
  C.   1998
  D.   1999

10. Who is the first player in baseball history to hit five home runs in a single World Series?
  A.   Willie Mays
  B.   Mickey Mantle
  C.   Babe Ruth
  D.   Reggie Jackson


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