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Trivia Quiz - Baseball's Triple Crown

In Major League Baseball, a player earns the Triple Crown when he leads a league in three specific statistical categories, Home Runs, Runs Batted In, and Average. This feat has only happened 17 times in the history of the game!

Quiz Number: 4726
Date Submitted: October 07, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 64.2 percent
Times Taken: 33 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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1. To win the Triple Crown in Baseball, you must lead the League in all the following categories except for which one?
  A.   Average
  B.   Hits
  C.   Home Runs
  D.   Runs Batted In

2. Before Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown in 2012, who was the last player to win it in 1967?
  A.   Carl Yastremski
  B.   Brooks Robinson
  C.   Frank Robinson
  D.   Harmon Killebrew

3. How many people have won the elusive Triple Crown more than once?
  A.   0
  B.   1
  C.   2
  D.   3

4. What MLB Franchise has had the most Triple Crown winners?
  A.   Boston Red Sox
  B.   New York Yankees
  C.   Cincinnati Reds
  D.   St.Louis Cardinals

5. Who won the first Triple Crown in 1878?
  A.   Paul Hines
  B.   Ty Cobb
  C.   Cap Anson
  D.   Honus Wagner

6. Which League has had the most Triple Crown winners?
  A.   Freebie-This is not the answer
  B.   They are tied
  C.   National League
  D.   American League

7. What team has had 3 of the last 6 Triple Crown winners? (1942-2012)
  A.   Cincinnati Reds
  B.   New York Yankees
  C.   Boston Red Sox
  D.   Detroit Tigers

8. Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown while playing for Detroit in 2012, but who won the first Triple Crown for Detroit?
  A.   Hugh Duffy
  B.   Ty Cobb
  C.   Nap Lajoie
  D.   Tip O'neill

9. What position in baseball can boast having the most Triple Crown winners as of 2012?
  A.   First Base
  B.   Third Base
  C.   Centerfield
  D.   Left Field

10. How many New York Yankees have won the Triple Crown?
  A.   0
  B.   1
  C.   2
  D.   3®   

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