Baseball Legends Identification Quiz

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Jacqueline Samaroo

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

You better not swing and miss!

In the world of baseball, not everyone can be held up as a legend. It takes skill, hard work, countless hours of dedication and training, and a little bit of luck to make it to the top and be immortalized for all time in baseball history. In this quiz, we feature some of the best to have pitched with an arm like a cannon or thrown the ball with the precision of a deadly sniper. We also have the best players who have hit home runs with the force of a truck every single time. These are the best of the best, men who have achieved greatness in America's favorite pastime. They not only set standards in the sport for countless years to come but they also opened doors for the generations of prospective players who came after them. 

The players who were chosen for this quiz encompass several decades worth of history in the sport - from the bygone days of the game in the early 20th century, to the modern era of the sport. So, do you think you have what it takes to step up to the plate with this quiz bearing down on you? Then let's get started!

This is a picture of which baseball legend?

Barry Bonds is a professional baseball player who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. He holds the record for most career home runs and most home runs in a single season.

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Which baseball legend is showcased in this picture?

Ty Cobb is a baseball legend who is largely remembered for his career with the Detroit Tigers. His combined total of 4,065 runs scored and runs batted in is the highest ever produced by a Major League Baseball player.

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This is an image of which baseball legend?

Jackie Robinson is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He is notable for being the first African-American to play in the modern era of Major League Baseball.

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Which baseball legend is showcased in this photo?

Cy Young was a professional baseball player who played for the Cleveland Spiders, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, and the Cleveland Indians. He still holds the record for the highest number of career wins (511).

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Do you know the name of the baseball legend in this photo?

Hank Aaron is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Atlanta Braves. He held the MLB record for career home runs for 33 years and now serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves.

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Which baseball legend is this?

Babe Ruth was a professional baseball player who played for the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. He was one of the "first five" inaugural members of the Baseball Hall of Fame and is widely regarded by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time.

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What is the name of the baseball legend in this photo?

Sandy Koufax is a professional baseball player who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is the youngest player ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Can you identify the baseball legend in this image?

Pete Rose is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Cincinnati Reds. He also served as the team’s manager from 1984 to 1989.

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Which baseball legend is in this picture?

Roberto Clemente was a Puerto Rican professional baseball player who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He is the first Caribbean and Latin-American player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Can you identify this baseball legend?

Steve Carlton is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Philadelphia Phillies. He won four Cy Young Awards and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Do you know the name of the baseball legend in this picture?

Larry Doby was a professional baseball player who played for the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox. Three months after Jackie Robinson, Larry Doby broke the MLB color barrier in the American League.

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Which baseball legend is in this photo?

Mickey Mantle was a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the New York Yankees. He is regarded by many as the greatest switch hitter in baseball history.

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Can you identify the baseball legend in this picture?

Rogers Hornsby was a professional baseball player who played for the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Browns. His career batting average (.358) is second only to Ty Cobb's (.367).

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Do you know the name of the baseball legend in this image?

Walter Johnson is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Washington Senators. He is the all-time career leader in shutouts (110).

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Which baseball legend is in this image?

Joe DiMaggio was a professional baseball player who played for the New York Yankees. He is notable for his record 56-game hitting streak.

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Can you identify the baseball legend in this photo?

Grover Alexander was a professional baseball player who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Cardinals. He was nicknamed "Old Pete" and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1938.

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What is the name of the baseball legend in this image?

Bob Gibson played for the St. Louis Cardinals. He is a two-time World Series champion, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, and a nine-time All-Star.

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Do you know the name of this baseball legend?

Eddie Murray is largely remembered for his career with the Baltimore Orioles. He also played for the New York Mets and coached for the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Dodgers.

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What is the name of the baseball legend in this picture?

Honus Wagner is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was one of the "first five" inaugural members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Which baseball legend is showcased here?

Christy Mathewson was a professional baseball player who played for the New York Giants. He is regarded by many as one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball history.

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Can you correctly name this baseball legend?

Tris Speaker is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Boston Red Sox and the Cleveland Indians. He is hailed by many as one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders.

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Which baseball legend is showcased in this image?

Tom Seaver was a professional baseball who pitched for the New York Mets. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992.

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This is a photo of which baseball legend?

Nap Lajoie is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Philadelphia Phillies, the Philadelphia Athletics, and the Cleveland Naps. He also managed the Cleveland Naps from 1905 to 1909.

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What is the name of this baseball legend?

Lefty Grove was a professional baseball player who played for the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox. He is notable for being the greatest left-handed pitcher in major league history.

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Do you recognize this baseball legend?

Mike Schmidt is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Philadelphia Phillies. He was a three-time winner of the National League Most Valuable Player award and a 12-time All-Star.

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This is a picture of which baseball legend?

George Sisler was a professional baseball player who played for the St. Louis Browns. He previously held the Major League Baseball record for most hits in a single season.

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Which baseball legend is showcased in this picture?

Warren Spahn is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Boston Braves. He is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and a 17-time All-Star.

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This is an image of which baseball legend?

Jimmie Foxx was a professional baseball player for the Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, and Philadelphia Phillies. He is notable for being the second player in MLB history to hit 500 career home runs (Babe Ruth was the first).

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Which baseball legend is showcased in this photo?

Joe Jackson is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Chicago White Sox. His legacy is somewhat tarnished by his alleged association with the Black Sox Scandal.

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Do you know the name of the baseball legend in this photo?

Lou Gehrig was a professional baseball player for the New York Yankees. He is notable for being the first MLB player to have his uniform number (4) retired by a team.

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Which baseball legend is this?

Willie Mays is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the San Francisco Giants. He ended his career with 660 home runs, currently the record for fifth all-time.

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What is the name of the baseball legend in this photo?

Hank Greenberg was a professional baseball player for the Detroit Tigers. He was nicknamed "The Hebrew Hammer," "Hankus Pankus," and "Hammerin' Hank."

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Can you identify the baseball legend in this image?

Ted Williams is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Boston Red Sox. He was a 19-time All-Star and is regarded as one of the greatest players in baseball history.

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Which baseball legend is in this picture?

Frank Robinson was a professional baseball for the Cincinnati Reds, the Baltimore Orioles, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Cleveland Indians. He was also notable for being the first black manager in MLB history.

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Do you know the name of the baseball legend in this picture?

Johnny Bench was a professional baseball player for the Cincinnati Reds. He was a 14-time All-Star and a key member of the Big Red Machine.

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Which baseball legend is in this photo?

Bob Feller is a baseball legend remembered for his career with the Cleveland Indians. He was an eight-time All-Star and a 1948 World Series champion.

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Can you identify the baseball legend in this picture?

Satchel Paige played for the Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Browns, and Kansas City Athletics. He is regarded by many as being one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history.

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Which baseball legend is in this image?

Stan Musial is a baseball legend remembered for his career with the St. Louis Cardinals. He is considered to be one of the most consistent hitters in baseball history

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Can you identify this baseball legend?

Josh Gibson was a professional baseball player who was the second Negro league player to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He is considered to be among the very best power hitters and catchers in history.

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What is the name of the baseball legend in this image?

Eddie Collins is a baseball legend largely remembered for his career with the Philadelphia Athletics and Chicago White Sox. He also served as general manager of the Boston Red Sox.

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