MLB Postseason: Can you name that player? by Ryno23

Champion(s):

EverettJ
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.


Runner(s)-Up:

Pelc
I am serious, and don't call me Shirley


Quiz Description

A baseball quiz about players despite not being household names were involved in some very memorable postseason moments.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 EverettJ 514 98 15
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2 Pelc 443 96 15
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3 bev48 425 94 15
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4 BoyerA 410 92 15
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5 randalleng 395 90 15
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6 MBlumenfeld 388 87 15
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7 KaufmanK 384 85 15
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8 RautY 377 82 00
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8 ChernicoffS 377 82 15
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10 JeziorskiM 363 77 15
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10 GoodmanDL 363 77 15
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12 jsparkyp 361 74 15
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13 LorinBurte 360 72 15
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14 ReeseC 359 70 15
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15 CarterBurke 356 67 00
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16 GrahamJ 349 65 15
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17 rfgold 344 63 15
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18 HightB 337 61 15
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19 SochackiA 336 58 15
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20 johnbcrowe 289 55 00
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20 ChrisRosenberg 289 55 15
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22 Sean 286 52 15
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23 RufusTDog 283 50 15
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24 WeikleB 276 47 15
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25 HomerS 270 45 15
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26 akambour 266 43 00
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28 JonesRW 228 38 00
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29 KleinJ 206 35 00
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29 MatherV 206 35 00
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32 OBrienJ 195 30 00
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33 classicroadster 186 27 15
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40 casketromance 107 12 00
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Questions:

What Red Sox hitter with a career 96 home runs hit a 3 run homer in the bottom of the 8th inning of the 1975 World Series to tie the game at 6? Carlton Fisk should know.

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Bernie Carbo

In game 7 of the 1992 NLCS, the Atlanta Braves were down to their last out with the bases loaded trailing 2-1 to the Pirates. What seldom used Brave player pinch hit and drove in the series winning runs with a single to left field?

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Francisco Cabrera

What teammate of the great Warren Spahn won 3 games and WS MVP in helping the Braves beat the Yankees in the 1957 WS?

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Lew Burdette

What Oakland A's catcher came basically out of nowhere to hit 4 HR and drive in 9 RBI to win the 1972 WS MVP and help his team win the WS?

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Gene Tenace

We all remember these words of Vin Scully: "A little roller up along first...behind the bag! It gets through Buckner! Here comes Knight and the Mets win it!" What switch hitting Met hit that little roller?

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Mookie Wilson

Ever the showman, Reggie Jackson hit 3 consecutive HRS on 3 consecutive pitches in game 6 of the 1977 WS. Name one of the 3 Dodger pitchers to give up one of Jackson's homers in game 6.

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Burt Hooton, Elias Sosa, Charlie Hough

The Yankees repeated as WS champions in 1978. What complete unknown backup second baseman filled in for Willie Randolph and lead the series in hitting with a .438 average? This was definitely the high point of his career.

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Brian Doyle

In game 1 of the 1954 WS Willie Mays would make "The Catch". What Indians player hit the ball?

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Vic Wertz

A big moment of the 1996 WS happened in Game 4. The Yanks trailed the Braves 2 games to 1 and were losing 6-3 in the 8th inning of game 4. What Yankee, in his first plate appearance of the night, hit a game tying 3 run homer? The Yanks would go on to win the game and the series.

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Jim Leyritz

The 1969 Mets were truly the "Amazin Mets". What Met despite not playing in the NLCS won the WS MVP by hitting .357 with 3 HRS?

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Don Clendenon

In 2003, the Cubs looked like a sure fire WS participant. They had a 3-2 series lead and 3-0 lead in the 8th inning of game 6...then it happened...the infamous Bartman play. Many people remember Alou jumping to catch the foul ball. What light hitting Marlin infielder hit that ball?

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Luis Castillo

The Cubs finally overcame the Bartman curse and won it all in 2016. Game 7 was a wild extra inning ride. Mike Montgomery came in for the Cubs to get the last out. What Cleveland Indian, who will live in Chicago Cub lore, made the last out?

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Michael Martinez