The Simpsons and Baseball by BarkerC

Champion(s):

SheahanJ


Runner(s)-Up:

DaviesML


Quiz Description

Given descriptions, name these things related to baseball on the first 11 seasons of ~The Simpsons~.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 20 37 47 20 34 10 87 84 84 47 24 94
1 SheahanJ 429 98 15
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2 DaviesML 422 95 15
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3 BurgerM 397 91 15
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4 SchroederS 374 88 15
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5 FlaxmanR 357 85 15
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6 CoenM 346 81 15
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7 thorsleyd 328 78 15
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8 MorrisB 313 75 15
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9 SochackiA 303 71 15
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10 ConnorA 287 68 15
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11 AdelmanM 267 65 15
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12 Egantx7 235 60 15
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12 KingJA 235 60 15
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14 FrostM 231 55 15
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15 AllenJ 226 51 15
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16 HightB 224 48 15
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17 WangS 223 45 15
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18 QuintongJ 213 41 15
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19 CraneN 208 38 00
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20 PhilCatelinet 196 33 00
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20 MoyseyC 196 33 15
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22 LuskT 161 28 15
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23 ChrisRosenberg 136 25 00
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24 randalleng 126 21 00
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25 starnesk 124 18 15
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26 BoyerA 60 15 15
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27 Falkor23 55 11 15
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28 JordanG 50 8 00
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29 HoH 35 5 15
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30 PolinskyL 25 1 00
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Questions:

In "Homer at the Bat" (aka the softball episode), Mr. Burns brings in a team of nine ringers to play for the plant softball team, all MLB players at the time. Which of the nine was the last two retire from baseball, one of only two of the ringers without a World Series ring.

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Ken Griffey, Jr.

In "Dancin' Homer", Homer's work as a mascot for the Springfield Isotopes eventually earns him a call up to the big leagues to spot what mascot, one Homer refers to as "“the greatest mascot there is…" (He would later go on to win a seat in the state legislature, but that's Season 14, so...)

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Capital City Goofball

In "Homer Goes to College", Mr. Burns attempts to use his influence on the board of Springfield University to gain admission for Homer. When his words don't work, he begins to "severely beat" one of the board members with a baseball bat, in an homage to what 1987 film?

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The Untouchables

In "Brother's Little Helper", what player comes in to Springfield to retrieve the valuable market research data from the MLB satellite that Bart shot down while on Focusyn?

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Mark McGwire

In "The Twisted World of Marge Simpson", what Baseball Hall of Famer is seen "pleading with the crowd for... for some kind of sanity." before being knocked unconscious by a barrage of pretzels in a "black day for baseball."?

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Whitey Ford

In "Krusty Gets Cancelled", in listing the things Gabbo can do, Harry Shearer provides a virtually dead on impression of what MLB announcer, one he considers among his favorite impressions to perform?

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Vin Scully

What MLB announcer wrote both "Dancin' Homer" and "Saturdays of Thunder" in addition to credits on ~M*A*S*H~, ~Cheers~, ~Frasier~, ~Wings~, and ~Becker~ among others.

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Ken Levine

In "Wild Barts Can't Be Broken", what "blessing in disguise" does Moe credit for the second half resurgence of the Isotopes?

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that sniper at the all-star game (accept clear knowledge equivilants)

In "Hungry Hungry Homer", Homer is staging a hunger strike to protest the Isotopes' impending move to Albuquerque. Lisa says she's proud of him and gives him a copy of a book of this actor's core beliefs, one of which, Homer leans, is that he really hates Wayne Rogers.

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Mike Farrell

In "Three Men and a Comic Book", Milhouse originally goes to The Android's Dungeon to purchase the 1973 baseball card of what Hall of Fame outfielder, the one "when he had big sideburns".

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Carl Yazstremski

In "You Only Move Twice", before settling on Tom Landry's hat as his splurge at the Spend Zone, Bart notices a baseball made out of what athlete, who controversially finished at #35 of ESPN's Greatest American Athletes of the 20th Century?

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Secretariat

In "Homer at the Bat" (it's just that good), Mr. Burns has an original lineup of legends including Mordecai Brown, Gabby Street, Cap Anson, Nap Lajoie, Pie Traynor, Honus Wagner, Joe Jackson, Harry Hooper and this man, Burns' choice for right fielder who Smithers notes "has been dead for 130 years." Name this legend of the amateur era, considered by many to be the first professional player, and thus, fittingly, the first ringer.

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Jim Creighton