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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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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 holds the record for most career triples (309) and most inside-the-park home runs (51) ?

Sam Crawford
Earle Combs
Bech Bounding
Al Spalding

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Nicknamed "Wahoo Sam", He was a Major League Baseball player who played outfield for the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1957.

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Who was the first player to have his signature branded into a Louisville Slugger bat in 1905 ?

Sam Crawford
Honus Wagner
Bech Bounding
Al Spalding

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He was an American Major League Baseball shortstop.

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What Hall of Famer caught a record four no-hitters in his career ?

Ray Schalk
Earle Combs
Candy Cummings
Connie Mack

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What was Cy Young's real name ?

Ray Schalk Young
Denton True Young
Candy Cummings Young
Connie Mack Young

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Which team was known as the Gashouse Gang in baseball ?

1934 St. Louis Cardinals
1926 Denton True
1982 Mordecai Brown
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers

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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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