|Answer Key for Keith Quiz #2: Shortstops
|6 Points Each:
Which four of the following Shortstops are NOT in the Hall of Fame?
B) Dave Bancroft B) Vern Stephens C) Pee Wee Reese D) Travis Jackson E) Rabbit Maranville F)
Marty Marion G) Luis Aparicio H) Alan Trammell I) Maury Wills
Which four of the following shortstops have NEVER won a Gold Glove award?
B) Zoilio Versalles B) Bert Campaneris C) Jim Fregosi D) Bucky Dent E) Alfredo Griffin F) Garry
Templeton G) Jay Bell H) Alvaro Espinoza I) Neifi Perez
Which four of the following shortstops have career batting averages under .300?
A) Honus Wagner .328 B) Cecil Travis .314 C) Joe Cronin .301 D) Lou Boudreau .295 E) Travis
Jackson .291 F) Luke Sewell .312 G) Luke Appling .310 H) Phil Rizzuto .273 I) Robin Yount .285
Of the following 10 switch hitters, eight have hit homers from both sides of the plate in a single game
as a shortstop. Circle the two that have not done so (3 pts each).
Bret Barberie Howard Johnson Tomas Perez Roy Smalley
Kurt Stillwell Dale Sveum Jose Uribe Jose Valentin
UL Washington Maury Wills
Name the one shortstop that has done so twice for 3 pts: Jose Valentin
For 6 pts each, need to be within 2:
Number of times Ozzie Smith led the league in Fielding %: 8, 6-10 is worth 6 points
Number of times Cal Ripken hit more than 20 homers: 12, 10-14 is worth 6 points
Number of consecutive times Luis Aparicio led the AL in SB: 9, 7-11 is worth 6 points
Bonus/Tiebreaker (1pt): Number of homers the Roy Smalleys combined to hit: 224 (163 for Smalley
Iii, 61 for Smalley Jr.)