Tour Questions for Adults

Adult Baseball Trivia Question asked on my tours

  • Name five ways of getting on first base without hitting the ball?
  • How does a batter hit into a triple play without any fielder touching the ball?  (Pitchers and catchers are fielders)
  • Who has hit into the most triple plays in his career?
  • Which is farther?  The distance around the bases in the Ballpark here, or the distance from the back of one end zone to the back of the other end zone over in Cowboys Stadium?
  • Why did Babe Ruth wear number 3 on his uniform?
  • Other than both having their uniform numbers retired (Lou Gehrig was the first and Nolan Ryan had it done the most) and the fact they are both Hall of Famers, what other thing is common between these two stars.  (only a handful of players have done this)
  • Which player was the only one to wear his birthday on the back of his uniform?
  • Ted Williams, the Ranger’s first manager was said to be the only man who was best in the world at doing three things…..What were those three things?
  • There are nine players in the field at all times.  How many of them are wearing gloves?
  • Who invented (or was the first to use) the knob on the bottom of the bat to grip it better?
  • That player in the middle of the top row is Alexander Joy Cartwright, recognized as one of the fathers of baseball.  He helped create the 1846 rules that are still used today. However, two of those rules are no longer used today? What were they?
  • How did Denton True Young get his nickname Cy?

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One Response to “Tour Questions for Adults”

  1. Comment by Wayne Mendenhall — September 10, 2009 at 8:57 am  

    Can you send me the answers to the adult questions?

    Best Regards and I will see you on the 19th.