Major League Baseball's Retired Numbers by Gypsy

Champion(s):

bev48
From possibility to actuality


Runner(s)-Up:

Bix32
Hoops, Hosses, and Trivia


Quiz Description

It's a quiz about Major League Baseball's retired numbers.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 96 34 43 43 77 48 81 99 67 91 29 58
1 bev48 476 97 15
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2 Bix32 457 92 00
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58
3 Ryno23 423 88 00
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58
4 GrahamJ 364 83 00
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5 ChrisRosenberg 359 78 00
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6 BoyerA 350 73 00
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7 GoodmanDL 272 69 00
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58
8 Ruwisc 253 64 00
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48
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9 jsparkyp 225 59 00
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48
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10 JonesRW 224 52 00
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58
10 OBrienJ 224 52 00
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12 classicroadster 170 45 00
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13 WeikleB 151 38 00
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13 rwv37 151 38 00
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15 KPope 73 28 00
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15 CarterBurke 73 28 00
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17 cruzich 59 21 00
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18 randalleng 58 16 00
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19 DFisher 44 11 00
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20 casketromance 0 4 00
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20 DouglasLovesVixey 0 4 00
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Questions:

The Cleveland Indians were the first to use numbers on uniforms in 1916 and the New York Yankees were the first to make it a permanent practice, in 1929. In what year did the leagues begin requiring numbers on uniforms?

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1937

Who was the first major leaguer to have a number retired?

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Lou Gehrig

What is that number?

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4

Omar Vizquel wore the temporarily unretired number of what fellow Venezuelan shortstop in 2010-2011?

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Luis Aparicio

What is that number?

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11

Which team retired a number in honor of its fans setting a record in consecutive sold-out games?

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Cleveland Indians

What is that number?

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455

Johnny Bench's number was retired in 1984. But the Cincinnati Reds had previously retired that number from 1940 to 1942. For whom was that number initially retired?

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Willard Hershberger

What is that number?

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5

What was the last team to retire a number, on August 6th, 2016? (edited at 1:47 am, July 12, 2017 (EDT))

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Seattle Mariners

Who was the only person to have worn the uniforms of all four of New York's major league clubs and whose number has been retired from both the Yankees and the Mets?

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Casey Stengel

What is that number?

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37