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MLB Baseball Trivia

Perhaps no other sport has the number of facts, statistics, and history as baseball. Test your knowledge on this very difficult major league baseball trivia quiz. Answer questions on leagues, team names, World Series MVPs, batting titles, and pitching legends.

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In what year did the National League (NL) and the American League begin interleague play?

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The superstitious sports curse known as the "Curse of the Bambino" was named after what famous player?

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Which player is known as "Big Puma"?

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What was the "Black Sox Scandal" known for?

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How many spectators does the MLB have during 2018?

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John Smoltz had 213 wins and how many saves?

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What year was Major League Baseball founded?

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What world record did Babe Ruth achieve in 1927?

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Besides Pete Rose, who is the only other person to be banned from MLB since 1943?

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In what season did Dizzy Dean win 30 games?

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In baseball, DH stands for...

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A designated hitter (DH) is a player that bats in place for what position?

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Who was the first player to hit the first home run in the history of the All Star Game?

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This slugger set the record for most strikeouts in a season with 223 in 2009...

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Besides the U.S.A., what other country does the American League have a team from?

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Major League Baseball Trivia Questions
  • What year was Major League Baseball founded?
  • Which of the following leagues constitute Major League Baseball?
  • Besides the U.S.A., what other country does the American League have a team from?
  • In what year did the National League (NL) and the American League begin interleague play?
  • What was the first openly all-professional team in baseball?
  • When did the “Dead Ball Era” start and end?
  • Why was the era between 1900 and 1919 called the “Dead Ball Era”?
  • What was the “Black Sox Scandal” known for?
  • Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball?
  • What is artificial turf made of?
  • What was the Mitchell Report about?
  • How many games does each team play during a season?
  • What sports league has the highest total season attendance in the world?
  • How many spectators does the MLB have during 2018?
  • What does MiLB stand for?
  • MLB is considered as the second-wealthiest professional sport league by revenue, which sports league is considered as the first?
  • In what year was the Major League Baseball Constitution created?
  • In 1876, the Constitution of the National League consisted of how many articles?
  • The NABBP stands for…
  • What was the first non-U.S. team that the MLB added?
  • In what year were the AL and NL dissolved as legal entities, making MLB a single entity?
  • In baseball, DH stands for…
  • A designated hitter (DH) is a player that bats in place for what position?
  • “The Year of the Pitcher” is known for…
  • Who is the player with the lowest batting average to lead the league?
  • Who is the last National League (NL) pitcher to win 30 games?
  • In what season did Dizzy Dean win 30 games?
  • Willie Mays won his second MVP award in 1965. What career-high did he achieve that season?
  • What was the nickname given to Pete Rose?
  • Pete Rose is the all-time MLB leader in what categories?
  • How many games has Pete Rose played during his career?
  • Why was Pete Rose banned for life in the MLB?
  • Besides Pete Rose, who is the only other person to be banned from MLB since 1943?
  • Besides Canada, what is the only country to have an MLB-affiliated rookie league?
  • As of the year 2021, the MiLB classification system divides leagues into how many classes?
  • In what year was artificial turf first used in MLB?
  • ChemGrass is also known as…
  • Besides being the first African-American to play in the MLB, what other accolade has Jackie Robinson earned as a “black” player in 1949?
  • Who was the first player to hit the first home run in the history of the All Star Game?
  • Besides Babe Ruth, who was the only player to hit three home runs in a World Series game?
  • What world record did Babe Ruth achieve in 1927?
  • Who broke Babe Ruth’s lifetime record of 714 home runs in regular-season play in 1974?
  • Hank Aaron was also known as…
  • Besides Hank Aaron, who is the only player to date that was able to hit 30 or more home runs in a season at least 15 times?
  • Babe Ruth is also known as…
  • The superstitious sports curse known as the “Curse of the Bambino” was named after what famous player?
  • Which player is known as “Big Puma”?
  • What illegal substance is used on baseball bats to improve a batter’s grip?