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Trivia Quiz - Ted Williams: Baseball Great

This is a quiz on the late great Boston Red Sox player Ted Williams, the last player to hit over .400 in a season.

Quiz Number: 4608
Date Submitted: July 20, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 74.3 percent
Times Taken: 56 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Ted Williams

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1. What jersey number did Ted Williams wear while playing with the Boston Red Sox?
  A.   9
  B.   8
  C.   6
  D.   5

2. What position did Ted Play for the Red Sox?
  A.   Center Field
  B.   Shortstop
  C.   Left Field
  D.   First Base

3. Ted played his entire career with the Red Sox,a career that spanned how many seasons?
  A.   16
  B.   18
  C.   20
  D.   22

4. Ted had alot of nicknames but was most known by which nickname?
  A.   Teddy Bear
  B.   The Splendid Splinter
  C.   Ted the Red
  D.   The Natural

5. Ted hosted a Television Program on what sport?
  A.   Golf
  B.   Tennis
  C.   Fishing
  D.   Bowling

6. Ted's career was interrupted twice by what branch of the military?
  A.   The Army
  B.   The Navy
  C.   The Air Force
  D.   The Marines

7. Ted was born in what city in California?
  A.   San Diego
  B.   San Francisco
  C.   Anahiem
  D.   Oakland

8. Who was Ted Williams named after?
  A.   His Grandfather
  B.   President Teddy Rooselvelt
  C.   His Uncle
  D.   His father's Best Friend

9. In 1939, Ted became the first Rookie to lead the American League in what category?
  A.   Runs Batted In
  B.   Home Runs
  C.   Stolen Bases
  D.   Walks

10. As of 2012, Ted was the last player to hit over .400 in a season. What average did Ted finish with in 1941?
  A.   .401
  B.   .404
  C.   .406
  D.   .409®   

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