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Trivia Quiz - Pete Rose: Baseball's All-Time Hit King


10 trivia questions on the Hit King, Pete Rose.

Quiz Number: 4268
Date Submitted: January 16, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 56.6 percent
Times Taken: 152 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Pete Rose

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Pete Rose Baseballs All Time Hit King
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1. Pete Rose finished his career with how many career hits?
  A.   4,642
  B.   4,855
  C.   4,256
  D.   4,452

2. Pete Rose's nickname was given to him by Whitey Ford in a game against the Yankees. What was the nickname?
  A.   The Runnin' Red
  B.   Charlie Hustle
  C.   Fleet Footed Pete
  D.   Pistol Pete

3. In the 1970 All-Star game, Rose gave one of the greatest all-star memories ever by colliding at the plate with a catcher in the bottom of the 12th inning to win the game for the NL. What catcher?
  A.   Carlton Fisk
  B.   Thurman Munson
  C.   Ray Fosse
  D.   Gene Tenace

4. What Atlanta Brave's pitcher ended Pete's 44-game hitting streak?
  A.   Gene Garber
  B.   Phil Neikro
  C.   Al Hrabosky
  D.   Mickey Lolich

5. After being released by the Philadelphia Phillies, Pete signed a one-year deal with which team?
  A.   Oakland A's
  B.   Houston Astros
  C.   Cincinnati Reds
  D.   Montreal Expos

6. Career hit 4,192, the one needed to break Ty Cobb's standing record at the time, came off starting pitcher Eric Show. What team was Show pitching for at the time?
  A.   San Diego Padres
  B.   Philadelphia Phillies
  C.   Montreal Expos
  D.   Houston Astros

7. What was the result of Pete's last career at-bat against Rich "Goose" Gossage?
  A.   Walk
  B.   Strikeout
  C.   Hit
  D.   Out

8. Pete spent 5 months in prison in Marion, Illinois for what crime?
  A.   Gambling
  B.   Fixing the Outcome of Gmes
  C.   Tax Evasion
  D.   Child Support

9. Pete may never be in the Baseball Hall of Fame, but he found himself inducted into this group's Hall of Fame:
  A.   WWE
  B.   Gamblers Association
  C.   Horse Racing
  D.   Greyhound Racing

10. Which WWE Superstar has "tombstoned" Pete Rose more than once?
  A.   Kane (The Big Red Machine)
  B.   Undertaker
  C.   Triple H
  D.   Rikishi


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