your baseball knowledge of Perfect Game. Get up to bat in this
Alan's FUN Baseball
Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1) The pitcher (or pitchers) cannot allow any
hits, walks, hit batsmen, or any opposing player to reach base
safely for any other reason - in short, "30 up, 30 down".
2) When was the first confirmed use of the term "perfect game"?
3) Over the past 134 years of Major League Baseball
history, how many official perfect games by the current definition
have there been (as of May 9, 2010)?
4) The first two major league perfect games, and
the only two of the premodern era, were thrown in 1880, five days
apart. Who pitched the first “perfect game”?
- Lee Richard
- Larry Stark
- Bill Owens
- Robert Templar
5) What is the date of the second game in the premodern
- May 17, 1880
- June 17, 1880
- July 17, 1880
- August 17, 1880
6) During baseball's "modern era", defined by Major League
Baseball as beginning in 1900, who pitched the first “perfect
- Warren Young
- Grover Cleveland Alexandra
- Cy Young
- Pete Palmer
7) How many years difference was there in the “modern era”
between game 2 (October 2, 1908) and the game 3?
- 2 years
- 7 years
- 14 years
- 28 years
8) Who pitched the only World Series “perfect game”?
- Sandy Koufax
- Don Drysale
- Whitey Ford
- Don Larsen
9) On June 21, 1964, Phillies pitcher, Jim
Bunning, pitched a perfect game against the New York Mets. How
many strikeouts did Bunning have?
10) Dallas Braden on May 9, 2010 pitches a “perfect game.”
Where did he pitch the game?
- Oakland Coliseum
- U.S. Cellular Field
- Yankee Stadium
- Huntington Avenue Grounds