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Richie Ashburn

Test your baseball knowledge of Richie Ashburn
Get up to bat in this Alan's FANatical About Baseball Trivia quiz. 
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1) Don Richard "Richie" Ashburn is born March 19. 1927.  Richie Ashburn
Where
is he born?

  1. Tupelo, MS

  2. Fargo, ND

  3. Tilden, NE

2) What is the date he plays his first game for the Philadelphia Phillies?

  1. February 6, 1947

  2. April 20, 1948

  3. May 13, 1948

3) As a Phillies ballplayer, what is his number?

  1. #1

  2. #5

  3. #25

4) During his 15 year major league career, how many times does he make the All-Star team?

  1. 2

  2. 6

  3. 12

5) During the 1960 and 1961 season, who does Richie play for?

  1. Braves

  2. Cubs

  3. Dodgers

6) What team does he play for during the 1962, during their inaugural season?

  1. NY Mets

  2. Houston Astros

  3. LA Angels

7) In 1963, he became a broadcaster for the New York Mets.

  • True or False?

8) In the broadcast booth, who is NOT a member of the broadcasting team?

  1. Byrum Saam

  2. Doug Cooper

  3. Bill Campbell

9) During his career, how many times does he lead the league in batting average?

  1. 1

  2. 2

  3. 3

10) He is selected by the Veteran's Committee for the Baseball Hall of Fame.  He enters the hall in what year?

  1. 1990

  2. 1995

  3. 2000

11) What was Ashburn’s career batting average?

  1. .308

  2. .318

  3. .328

12) What was Ashburn’s career OPS (On-base Plus Slugging)?

  1. .578

  2. .678

  3. .778

13) He dies of a heart attack in New York City at age 70, after broadcasting a Phillies-Mets game at Shea Stadium.

  • True or False?

14) Where is Richie Ashburn buried?

  1. Gladwyne Methodist Church Cemetery, Gladwyne, Pennsylvania

  2. Saint Lukes Cemetery, Newberry, South Carolina

  3. Melbourne Cemetery, Melbourne, Florida

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Richie Ashburn
[Answers]

1) C.  2) B.  3) A  4) B.  5) B.  6) A.  7) False.  He was a Phillies broadcaster.  8) B.  9) B.  10) B.  11) A.  12)  C.  13) True  14) A.

 
 


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