Banned by Major League Baseball! by BruceM

Champion(s):

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Runner(s)-Up:

HulkaE
Find what you like and let it kill you


Quiz Description

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Money Value (% Incorrect): 57 25 71 03 12 10 28 19 14 21 16 25 66 94 30 23
1 LorinBurte 525 98 15
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2 HulkaE 454 96 15
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3 thorsleyd 431 94 15
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4 SochackiA 430 90 15
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4 hoyalawya76 430 90 00
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6 KearnsT 409 87 15
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7 SteveWilliams 408 85 15
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8 ztucker 404 82 15
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9 AdelmanM 394 80 15
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10 StrykerJ 391 78 15
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11 JeziorskiM 384 76 00
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12 GoodmanDL 383 73 00
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13 FlaxmanR 369 71 15
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14 usuiw 362 69 00
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15 ChrisRosenberg 354 67 15
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16 KPope 353 63 15
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16 GarciaD 353 63 00
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18 jsparkyp 341 60 00
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19 SchroederS 336 57 00
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20 JonesRW 335 55 00
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21 twarner50 333 53 00
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22 MilesTeg 332 51 15
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23 HightB 316 48 00
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24 randalleng 296 46 00
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25 BoyerA 294 43 15
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25 KleinJ 294 43 15
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27 TheLuggage 283 39 00
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28 brianghoward 277 37 00
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29 LeungT 276 35 00
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30 RebstockJ 266 32 15
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31 Ruwisc 252 30 15
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32 apeekrtr 251 28 15
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33 Matto 246 26 00
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34 GrahamJ 243 23 00
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35 CoenM 236 21 00
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36 akambour 227 19 00
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37 WeikleB 225 17 00
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38 LoC 221 14 00
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39 MatherV 199 12 00
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40 rwv37 164 10 00
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41 johnbcrowe 155 7 15
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42 DFisher 104 5 00
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Questions:

On November 21st, 2017, Major League Baseball announced the permanent ban of which former general manager of the Atlanta Braves?

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John Coppolella

Two answers required. Chris Correa was perma-banned in January 2017 for hacking a rival team's scouting database. Name both the National League team Correa had previously served as scouting director, and the American League team whose data Correa stole.

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St. Louis Cardinals; Houston Astros

Which Mets pitcher was banned in 2016 after testing positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs for the third time in a year?

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Jenrry Mejia

Which owner was banned in 1996 for ethnic slurs and Nazi sympathies? The only woman ever to be banned by MLB, she was reinstated in 1998 and sold the majority stake in her franchise in 1999.

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Marge Schott

Which owner was banned in 1990 for paying a private investigator $40,000 for information meant to discredit an outfielder who would subsequently be enshrined in the Hall of Fame?

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George Steinbrenner

Which outfielder was the target of the operation described in the previous question? He entered the Hall of Fame as a San Diego Padre, rather than as a member of the team owned by the aforementioned suspendee.

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Dave Winfield

What relief pitcher was banned in 1992 after seven suspensions related to drugs (the cocaine kind of drug, not PEDs as such)?

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Steve Howe

Which commissioner preceded Bud Selig and handed out the suspensions mentioned in questions #5 and #7?

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Faye Vincent

Two answers required. A report prepared by John M. Dowd led to the 1989 suspension of a player/manager widely suspected of gambling. Name both that player and the commissioner who handed down that ban a few days before dying of a heart attack.

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Pete Rose; A. Bartlett Giamatti

Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle were separately banned by Bowie Kuhn (but both reinstated by Peter Ueberroth) after they were hired as greeters and autograph signers by what type of business?

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casino

What black Canadian pitcher, formerly of the Chicago Cubs and Texas Rangers (among other teams), was banned after he was found with drugs in a 1980 customs search?

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Ferguson Jenkins

Shoeless Joe Jackson was one of eight Chicago White Sox banned for allegedly conspiring to throw the 1919 World Series. Another of those Black Sox was which pitcher who went 29-7 in the regular season? Supposedly he would have gotten a $10,000 bonus had he won 30 games; he was benched late in the season ostensibly to "save his arm for the World Series."

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Eddie Cicotte

What New York Giants first baseman is generally deemed to have been banned from baseball as a result of evidence that he not only bet on games but also intentionally threw those games?

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Hal Chase

Four players were banned in 1877 for conspiring to throw games as part of the Grays, a team based in which city?

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Louisville

Jack O'Connor and Harry Howell of the St. Louis Browns were banned for conspiring to fix the 1910 American League title by helping which Cleveland infielder at the expense of Ty Cobb?

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Nap Lajoie

Richard Higham, banned in 1882, is the only to have been banned by MLB for conduct in which role?

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umpire