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Baseball is thought to be a descendant of what English game ?

Rugby
Rounders
Cricket
Hockey

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Although the exact origin is not known for this but according to a publication "A Little Pretty Pocket-Book", the vote goes for Rounders

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What newspaper first dubbed baseball the 'national pastime' on Dec. 5, 1856 ?

New York Times
Washington Post
New York Mercury
Morning Post

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Who was the first player to reach 3,000 hits in baseball ?

Cap Anson
Earle Combs
Bech Bounding
Al Spalding

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Nicknamed "Cap" (for "Captain"), he was a National Association and Major League Baseball first baseman.

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Who Invented the curveball ?

Red Faber
Jack Chesbro
Candy Cummings
Robert Faber

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He was a professional baseball pitcher in the National Association and National League who was credited with inventing the curveball. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939.

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Who invented the box score and also known as father of the baseball ?

Charles Albert
Earle Combs
Candy Cummings
Henry Chadwick

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What was the first baseball team to make numbers a permanent part of the uniform ?

1934 St. Louis Cardinals
1929 New York Yankees
1982 Mordecai Brown
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers

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Which baseball "Hall of Fame" manager was known as the "Old Perfesser" ?

Stan Coveleski
Chick Gandil
Casey Stengel
Happy Felsch

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He was an American Major League Baseball outfielder and manager.

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Who was the youngest player to hit 500 home runs ?

Jimmie Foxx
Chick Gandil
Casey Stengel
Wes Ferrell

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Nicknamed "Double X" and "The Beast", was a right-handed American Major League Baseball first baseman and noted power hitter.

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Who is the only player to win the Rookie of the Year, MVP and Cy Young Awards ?

Jimmie Foxx
Johnny Mize
Don Newcombe
Wes Ferrell

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Nicknamed "Newk", is an American former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1949–51 and 1954–58), Cincinnati Reds (1958–60) and Cleveland Indians (1960).

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Who was the first pitcher to record 300 career saves ?

Rickey Henderson
Rollie Fingers
Don Newcombe
Bobby Richardson

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He is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.

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