The 2017 Baseball Season (so far) by Ruwisc

Champion(s):

gregariouschinchilla
Rufio! Rufio! Rufioooooooo!


Runner(s)-Up:

SlumdogSquarepants
"There are no stupid questions, but there are ALOT of inquisitive idiots."


Quiz Description

On the day that MLB's best descend on Miami for the All-Star Game, a few questions about the season's first half.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 52 56 12 96 56 96 44 80 76 36 68 88
1 gregariouschinchilla 463 98 15
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2 SlumdogSquarepants 341 94 15
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56
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76
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3 johnbcrowe 329 90 15
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80
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88
4 cruzich 322 86 15
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5 BoyerA 314 82 00
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76
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6 BarthR 294 78 00
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7 Matto 259 74 15
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76
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8 FeitelD 258 70 00
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56
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76
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9 ChrisRosenberg 251 66 15
52
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76
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36
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10 AllardM 247 62 00
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11 Jon 246 58 15
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12
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56
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88
12 casketromance 239 54 15
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56
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44
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13 chc 237 50 00
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36
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68
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88
14 KPope 231 46 15
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12
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56
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36
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15 DubnerJ 222 42 15
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44
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36
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16 RuizJ 216 38 15
52
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68
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17 RautY 205 34 00
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12
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80
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18 jsparkyp 202 30 15
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19 MoyseyC 137 26 00
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44
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36
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20 JonesRW 118 22 00
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12
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76
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21 randalleng 86 18 00
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12
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44
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22 Nicole 78 14 00
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12
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36
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23 MilgromM 27 10 00
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24 DFisher 0 4 00
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24 DouglasLovesVixey 0 4 00
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Questions:

Which TEAM holds the league's best record as of the All-Star Break, with 61 wins and just 29 losses?

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Los Angeles Dodgers

Not all of us can be so lucky. Which DIVISION LEADER has the smallest lead in its division heading into the break, just 2.5 games ahead of the second-place team and 3 games ahead of the third-place team?

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Cleveland Indians

What PITCHER is the oldest player to appear in a game this season at the age of 44?

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Bartolo Colón

Four players hit for the cycle in the first half of the season, a relatively rare feat. Name THREE of those players. [As a slight hint, three of the four games were played at Coors Field in Colorado.]

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Wil Myers, Trea Turner, Carlos Gómez, Nolan Arenado

What PITCHER threw the season's only no-hitter to date, blanking the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 3?

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Edinson Vólquez

Four teams began with new managers for the 2017 season: the Braves, Diamondbacks, Rockies, and White Sox. Name all FOUR of the new skippers. [Note: one of these men finished the 2016 season as the interim manager for his club, but was made full-time manager in the off-season.]

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Brian Snitker, Torey Lovullo, Bud Black, Rick Renteria

What MIDDLE INFIELDER led all of Major League Baseball at the break with a .347 batting average?

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José Altuve

What PLAYER, a high school shortstop from Southern California, was drafted first overall by the Minnesota Twins on June 12?

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Royce Lewis

What PLAYER has reached all of the following milestones this season: 450 career home runs, 600 career doubles, and 5,000 career total bases?

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Adrián Beltré

We couldn't get through this without a couple of questions about All-Star Week itself! Which TWO PITCHERS were chosen by their respective managers to start Tuesday's All-Star Game?

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Max Scherzer, Chris Sale

What OUTFIELDER led all players in fan voting for the All-Star Game, receiving over 4.6 million votes?

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Bryce Harper

Finally, they don't all have to be about the MLB! Despite not winning the College World Series, what UNIVERSITY's baseball team was seeded first overall in the NCAA tournament and finished the season with a sparkling 56-6 record?

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Oregon State University