(Feb.) In Major League Baseball
Test your baseball knowledge of
2010 (Feb) In Major League Baseball. Get up to bat in this
Alan's FUN Baseball
Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1) The Detroit Tigers re-sign ace RHP
Justin Verlander, on February 4, to a 5 year contract extension.
What was the amount of the contract?
- $20 million
- $40 million
- $60 million
- $80 million
2) On February 8, the Chicago White
Sox unretire Hall of Fame shortstop Luis Aparicio's, which will be
worn by Aparicio's friend and fellow Venezuelan Omar Vizquel.
was the number they unretired?
February 8, the Hall of Fame announced they will hold a second
annual Hall of Fame Classic at Doubleday Field on Father's Day on
June 20. The Hall began a Father's Day weekend last June, with
five Hall of Famers and more than 20 other former major leaguers. The game replaced the annual exhibition game between major league
teams, which was discontinued because it had become too difficult
to fit into the regular-season schedule. This year's seven-inning
exhibition game will feature Hall of Famers Gary Carter, Bob
Feller, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Harmon Killebrew, Phil
Niekro and Mike Schmidt.
4) He retires, on
February 11, after 22 major league seasons and accepts a front
office job with the Atlanta Braves. The 300 game winner last
pitched at the major league level in 2008, and will be eligible
for the Hall of Fame in 2014, alongside longtime Braves teammate
and fellow 300 game winner. Who is the player that retires on
- Bobby Bragan
- Tom Glavine
- Hillis Layne
- Gregg Maddox
5) After sitting out the entire 2009 season, who
announces his official retirement from baseball on February 11?
- Bobby East
- Mark Jackson
- Frank Thomas
- Andy Reid
6) Tim Lincecum and the San Diego Padres avoid arbitration, and agree on
a two year, $53 million deal that will take him through the 2011
season on February 12.
7) Who joins the
Detroit Tigers, signing a one-year, $8 million contract?
- Johnny Damon
- Rogelio Martinez
- Jeriome Robertson
8) On February 23, Aaron Boone announces his retirement.
he become a baseball analyst for?
- Fox Sports
9) On February 25, they voided the contract of
off-season acquisition Khalil Greene, who did not report to Spring
training due to social anxiety disorder. Greene went on the
disabled list twice last season while with the St. Louis Cardinals
due to his disorder. What team voided the contract?
- Los Angeles Dodgers
- San Diego Padres
10) On February 26, female pitcher Eri Yoshida,
formerly of the Kobe 9 Cruise in the Kansai Independent Baseball
League in Japan, is drafted by the Chico Outlaws of the Golden
Baseball League. She is introduced as a member of the team on May
7, less than two weeks after graduating from high school and only
a few hours after she landed in San Francisco following a flight
from Tokyo. She becomes the first woman to play at the
professional level in an American baseball league alongside men on