The Baltimore Orioles by Howard

Champion(s):

BarrientosB
Professional driver on closed course. Do not attempt.


Runner(s)-Up:

SpoeriJ
I cannot sanction your buffoonery.


Quiz Description

This is a general knowledge (not stat based) quiz about the Baltimore Orioles. Average rating is probably about an R on the ModKos scale.

Full Results:

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1 BarrientosB 340 98 15
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3 SheahanJ 322 90 15
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Questions:

Since the team's first season in 1954, some version of the Oriole Bird has graced the team's primary hat every season except 1963. What appeared on the Orioles' hat in that season.

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B

Fill in the blank (two words): "It's really happening, now the birds are on the wing. _______ ______"

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Why Not?

The current Baltimore Orioles are the third major league franchise to sport that name. The original Baltimore Orioles folded while playing in the National League, but started their existence as part of this now-defunct league.

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The American Association

In 1971 the Orioles sported four twenty game winners in the rotation. Those four pitchers combined to win 81 of the team's 101 wins. Who won 21 games?

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Dave McNally

In one of the franchise's first roster moves after relocating from St. Louis, the team released this 47 year old future Hall of Famer.

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Satchel Paige

Orioles superfan "Wild Bill" Hagy faced misdemeanor charges in 1985 after throwing this object on to the field.

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Beer cooler

Former Catcher Rick Dempsey may have a restaurant named after him, but it was teammate Lenn Sakata that was behind the plate when this pitcher picked off three Blue Jays in a single inning in 1983

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Tippy Martinez

The 1989 Orioles hit 129 home runs. This Fruit Loop eating catcher led the team with 26.

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Mickey Tettleton

Three former Orioles, all Hall of Famers, have had their own baseball video game. Name all three.

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Cal Ripken, Earl Weaver, Reggie Jackson

Of the 36 active players named in the Mitchell Report when it was released in 2007, 11 were current or former Orioles. This outfielder was the only one of the eleven to be suspended while playing with the Orioles. (He was released before serving the suspension)

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Jay Gibbons

While Frank Robinson received 100% of the first place votes and the American League MVP in 1966, three other Orioles position players finished in the top ten (at 2nd, 3rd and 9th). Name all three players.

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Brooks Robinson, Boog Powell, Luis Aparicio

From 1973 to 1980, Orioles pitchers won five of eight American League Cy Young Awards, but haven't won one since. Jim Palmer won three (1973, 1975, and 1976) and Mike Flanagan won one (1979). Which Orioles pitcher won the team's most recent Cy Young, in 1980?

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Steve Stone