a. Who are Rogers Hornsby (1922, 1925) and Ted Williams (1942, 1947)?
b. Who is Johnny Vander Meer (June 11 and 15, 1938)?
c. Who is Mike Marshall (NL: 1974, 106 games; AL: 1919, 90 games)?
5. Vital Statistics (All are major league records, except those marked by *)
.367: Ty Cobb's career batting average
41: Number of games Jack Chesbro won in 1904
1.12: Bob Gibson's ERA in 1968*
56: Number of consecutive games in which Joe DiMaggio hit safely in 1941
130: Number of bases Rickey Henderson stole in 1982
755: Hank Aaron's career home run total
59: Number of consecutive shutout innings thrown by Orel Hershiser in 1988
511: Cy Young's career wins total
61: Number of home runs Roger Maris hit in 1961
.406: Ted Williams's batting average in 1941 (the last .400 season)*
4,256: Career hits by Pete Rose
1894-1950: The span of years that Connie Mack managed in the majors
190: Hack Wilson's RBI total in 1930
3'7": Eddie Gaedel's height
2,130: Number of consecutive games played by Lou Gehrig
10/3/51: Date of The Shot Heard 'Round the World*
6. Man on First
Alexander Cartwright: His published rules were baseball's first, laying the foundation for the modern game.
Branch Rickey: He was the Brooklyn Dodger general manager who signed Jackie Robinson, the major leagues' first black player.
Walter O'Malley: His relocation of the Dodgers from Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1958 gave the West Coast its first major league team.
Dave McNally: He and Andy Messersmith were baseball's first free agents, in 1915.
7. The P, or Not the P?
Score one point if you selected b., Bobby Thomson; deduct one point if you selected a., Robby Thompson.
8. Who Said It?