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The Golden Age of Baseball Cards Quiz

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1. Who pitched a no-hitter against the Pirates in 1955? He walked the bases loaded in the ninth and then struck out the side to complete the game? He also set the modern, major league record for walks that year.
  • Bob Feller
  • Sal Maglie
  • Sandy Koufax
  • Sad Sam Jones
2. Which practical joker misspelled his name and posed as a lefthanded pitcher instead of right on his 1959 baseball card?
  • Lew Burdette
  • Bob Smith
  • Herb Score
  • Hal Woodeshick
3. Which player in the 1950s won 7 consecutive home run crowns?
  • Duke Snider
  • Ralph Kiner
  • Ernie Banks
  • Mickey Mantle
4. In what year were players no longer allowed to leave their gloves on the field while their team was batting?
  • 1954
  • 1937
  • 1964
  • 1948
5. Which player had his baseball card printed in reverse image in 1957?
  • Roger Maris
  • Mickey Mantle
  • Vinegar Bend Mizell
  • Hank Aaron
6. Which Triple Crown winner is the player who accomplished the feat with the most home runs, 52?
  • Mickey Mantle
  • Hack Wilson
  • Ted Williams
  • Willie Mays
7. Based on analysis by Bill James, who is the ugliest player of all time? His baseball cards proved to be no exception.
  • Yogo Berra
  • Randy Johnson
  • Don Mossi
  • Don Zimmer
8. Who holds the record for the worst single season batting performance in Major League history with no hits in 70 At Bats? Of course, he played for the Cubs.
  • Bob Buhl
  • Hank Aguirre
  • Harry Chiti
  • Wayne Terwilliger
9. In what year did Topps begin making baseball cards?
  • 1951
  • 1906
  • 1946
  • 1952
10. Who is the oldest player to win a batting title?
  • Tony Gwynn
  • Ted Williams
  • Stan Musial
  • Ferris Fain

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