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Trivia Quiz - Cal Ripken Jr. - Iron Man

How much do you know about Major League Baseball's Iron Man?

Quiz Number: 4841
Date Submitted: November 29, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 53.8 percent
Times Taken: 65 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: Cal Ripken Jr.

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Cal Ripken Jr.  Iron Man
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1. What was Cal's nickname?
  A.   Mr. Consistancy
  B.   The Iron Horse
  C.   Everyday Man
  D.   The Iron Man

2. What jersey number did Cal wear?
  A.   3
  B.   8
  C.   14
  D.   16

3. Cal spent his entire 21 year career with what MLB team?
  A.   New York Yankees
  B.   Boston Red Sox
  C.   Baltimore Orioles
  D.   Detroit Tigers

4. Cal broke Lou Gehrig's 2,130 consecutive games played streak on September 6, 1995 against what MLB team?
  A.   California Angels
  B.   Toronto Blue Jays
  C.   New York Yankees
  D.   Chicago White Sox

5. Following the 1996 season, Cal wrote an autobiography entitled what?
  A.   Chasing Lou
  B.   From Start To Finish
  C.   The Only Way I Know
  D.   The Iron Man on The Iron Horse

6. Who replaced Cal at Third Base on September 20, 1998 ending Cal's consecutive games played streak at 2,632 games?
  A.   Billy Ripken
  B.   Ryan Minor
  C.   Jim Traber
  D.   Craig Worthington

7. After being voted to his final All- Star game at Third Base in 2001, what player switched his position at Shortstop with Cal so he could play the position he started his career at?
  A.   Alex Rodriguez
  B.   Derek Jeter
  C.   Nomar Garciaparra
  D.   Eric Young

8. What happened to Cal's mother on July 24, 2012?
  A.   She witnessed the murder of a Policeman
  B.   She adopted a girl from Kenya
  C.   She won Miss Senior Maryland
  D.   She was kidnapped at gunpoint

9. Who was Cal's manager when he broke Lou Gehrig's record of consecutive games played?
  A.   Johnny Oates
  B.   Phil Regan
  C.   Cal Ripken Sr.
  D.   Davey Johnson

10. Where was Cal at on the field when the final out was made in his final MLB game?
  A.   At the Plate
  B.   At Shortstop where he started his career
  C.   In the On Deck circle
  D.   In the Dugout®   

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