Can You Name These Baseball Players from a Photo of Them at Bat?

By: J.P. Naomi

Can You Name These Baseball Players from a Photo of Them at Bat?
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About This Quiz

Are you ready to throw that ball around the horn? It's time to see just how well you know these baseball players... at bat! Think you can recognize these boys of summer? Only the best-in-baseball minds will ace this quiz! So let's get going!

From Pete Rose to Derek Jeter, and Ken Griffey Jr. to Mookie Betts, Major League Baseball has seen simply amazing talent at the plate. Did you know that there are more than 285 ball players who have reached the 2,000-hit milestone in their MLB careers? Well you just might see some of them here in this quiz! So we want to know ... can you name these batters? Will you answer these questions like a batter makes contact with a ball? or will you be one, two, three strikes and out of this quiz? We're ready to find out!

Whether you like their warm up routine or their at-bat stance, whether they clap their gloves twice before securing their grip, or if they stretch their mouth open and twitch their eyes before each pitch, these batters are here and ready to be identified! We want to you to hit this quiz out of the park! Good luck!

Dustin Pedroia Which baseball player is seen here?
Dustin Pedroia
Dustin Pedroia has been with the Boston Red Sox since 2006. He has had 1,802 hits and his current batting average is .300.
Mariano Rivera
Craig Biggio
Johnny Pesky

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Ken Griffey Jr. Can you name this baseball player?
Johnny Pesky
Ken Griffey Jr.
George Kenneth Griffey Jr. made his MLB debut on April 3, 1989 with the Seattle Mariners. He spent 22 seasons in the league and had a total of 2,781 hits!
Mark Buehrle
Cal Ripken Jr.

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Pete Rose Recognize this batter?
Cal Ripken Jr.
Ted Williams
Don Zimmer
Pete Rose
Pete Rose was known as "Charlie Hustle" on the field. He played in the MLB from 1963 - 1986 and is the all-time MLB leader in hits with 4,256.

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Wade Boggs Which MLB batter is seen here?
Don Zimmer
Wade Boggs
Wade Boggs started his career with the Boston Red Sox, played with the New York Yankees, and ended with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He had 3,010 hits in his 18-year career.
Bernie Williams
Derek Jeter

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Johnny Bench Do you know who this baseball player is?
Derek Jeter
Reggie Jackson
Johnny Bench
Johnny Bench played in the MLB for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967 - 1983 and is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He had a .267 career batting average with 389 home runs.
Phil Rizzuto

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Mickey Mantle Who is seen here at bat?
Phil Rizzuto
Andy Pettitte
Jorge Posada
Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle was nicknamed The Commerce Comet. He played for the Yankees from 1951 - 1968 and is considered the greatest switch hitter in baseball history.

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Bob Feller Can you recognize this baseball player?
Bob Feller
Bob Feller was a pitcher in the MLB known as the Heater from Van Meter. Though he was on the mound more than at the plate, he was still inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.
Mookie Betts
Johnny Pesky
Craig Biggio

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Billy Meyer Who is this baseball player?
Craig Biggio
Billy Meyer
Billy Meyer was a catcher in the MLB, playing for the White Sox and the Athletics. He hit only one home run in his career and had a batting average of .236.
Don Zimmer
Luis Gonzalez

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Joe DiMAggio Can you name this batter?
Luis Gonzalez
Bernie Williams
Paul Konerko
Joe DiMaggio
Joe DiMaggio played 13 years in the MLB and was known as The Yankee Clipper. He was a three-time MVP and had a total of 2,214 hits during his career.

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Mel Ott How about this one?
Paul Konerko
Mel Ott
Mel Ott, known as Master Melvin, was a right fielder for the New York Giants from 1926 - 1947. During his career, he had a total of 2,876 hits and 511 home runs.
Jeff Bagwell
Mookie Betts

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Babe Ruth Which famous batter is seen here?
Babe Ruth
Did you know that Babe Ruth's name was George Herman Ruth Jr.? He was a seven-time World Series champion who had 714 career home runs and 2,873 hits!
Mookie Betts
David Ortiz
Ivan Rodriguez

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Carl hubbell Which baseball player is seen at bat here?
Ivan Rodriguez
Jim Rice
Chipper Jones
Carl Hubbell
Carl Hubbell was nicknamed King Carl and played for the New York Giants from 1928 - 1943. He was a pitcher who batted right and threw left!

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Lou Gehrig Recognize this baseball player?
Chipper Jones
Ron Santo
Lou Gehrig
Lou Gehrig was known as the Iron Horse. He played his entire 17-year career for the New York Yankees, accumulating 2,721 hits and 493 home runs.
Ron Guidry

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Roy Halladay Who is the batter seen here?
Roy Halladay
Roy Halladay's real name was Harry Leroy Halladay III. He was a pitcher who had just 34 hits in his 16 years!
Ron Guidry
Mariano Rivera
Larry Dierker

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Ivan Rodriguez
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Can you name this player?
Larry Dierker
Paul Konerko
Chipper Jones
Ivan Rodriguez
Did you know that Ivan Rodriguez's nickname is 'Pudge"? He played in the league from 1991 - 2011 and accumulated 2,844 hits and 311 home runs.

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Edgar Martinez What about this one?
Chipper Jones
Edgar Martínez
Edgar Martínez spent his entire 18-year MLB career with the Seattle Mariners. He had a total of 2,247 hits with a .312 batting average.
Jorge Posada
Jeff Bagwell

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Mark Buehrle You're doing great! Who is this?
Jeff Bagwell
Mark Buehrle
Mark Buehrle was a five-time All Star and one-time World Series champion. He spent his career as a left-handed pitcher who had a total of nine hits at bat!
Andy Pettitte
Dustin Pedroia

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David Ortiz Recognize this famous batter?
Dustin Pedroia
Pete Rose
Ron Santo
David Ortiz
Big Papi was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. During his 20 years in the league, he accumulated 2,472 hits and 541 home runs!

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Ted Williams How about this one?
Ted Williams
Theodore Samuel Williams played his entire 19-year MLB career with the Boston Red Sox. He had 2,654 career hits and a .344 batting average.
Ron Santo
Ron Guidry
Mel Ott

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Derek Jeter Which MLB player is seen here at bat?
Mel Ott
Derek Jeter
Derek Jeter spent his entire 20-year career playing with the New York Yankees. He is a five-time World Series champion who is the all-time Yankees' leader in hits with 3,465.
Ken Griffey Jr.
Bernie Williams

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Bernie Williams Do you recognize this player?
Johnny Bench
Bernie Williams
Bernie Williams was a center fielder who played his entire 16-year career with the New York Yankees. He ended his career with a .297 batting average, 287 home runs, and 1,257 runs batted in.
Bob Feller
Joe DiMaggio

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Paul Konerko Can you name this baseball player?
Joe DiMaggio
Pete Rose
Paul Konerko
Did you know that Paul Konerko made his MLB debut on Sept. 8, 1997? He played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox from 1997 - 2014 and had 2,340 hits.
Wade Boggs

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Don Zimmer Who is seen here at bat?
Wade Boggs
Reggie Jackson
Don Zimmer
Don Zimmer had a career batting average of .235, with 91 home runs and 352 RBIs. He went on to serve as a manager and coach, spending more than 60 years in the MLB!
Cal Ripken Jr.

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Mariano Rivera Can you name this player?
Cal Ripken Jr.
Phil Rizzuto
Ron Guidry
Mariano Rivera
Mariano Rivera was a relief pitcher for the New York Yankees for 19 seasons! He batted right and had a batting average of .265.

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Chipper Jones What about this one?
Chipper Jones
Did you know that Chipper Jones' real name is Larry Wayne Jones Jr.? He was the Atlanta Braves' number one overall pick in the 1990 MLB draft and ended his career with 468 home runs.
Ron Guidry
Paul Konerko
Jim Rice

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Luis Gonzalez Keep going, who is this?
Luis Gonzalez
Do you remember Luis Gonzalez's nickname? Gonzo! Gonzo was an outfielder who played 19 seasons in the MLB. His best years were with the Arizona Diamondbacks, including his game-winning hit in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series!
Jim Rice
Ron Santo
Reggie Jackson

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Jim Rice Which MLB player do you see here?
Reggie Jackson
Jim Rice
Jim Rice was a left fielder and designated hitter who played his entire 16-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox. He had 2,452 hits and 382 home runs in his career. His number 14 was retired by the Red Sox.
Johnny Bench
Billy Meyer

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Greg Maddux Who is this MLB player?
Greg Maddux
Gregory Alan Maddux pitched for four different teams during his 22-year career in the MLB. He threw right and batted right as well!
Billy Meyer
Pete Rose
Babe Ruth

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Johnny Pesky Who is this batter?
Johnny Pesky
Did you know that Johnny Pesky was a left-handed hitter who threw right-handed? He had a career batting average of .307 with 404 runs batted in.
Pete Rose
Derek Jeter
Cal Ripken Jr.

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Craig Biggio Can you name this batter?
Cal Ripken Jr.
Mark Buehrle
Craig Biggio
Craig Biggio was a second baseman and catcher for the Houston Astros from 1988 - 2007. He was a five-time Silver Slugger Award winner who ended his career with 3.060 hits.
Paul Konerko

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Jeff Bagwell How about this one?
Paul Konerko
Jeff Bagwell
Jeff Bagwell was a first baseman who spent his entire 15-year career playing for the Houston Astros. He accumulated 2,314 hits and 1,529 RBIs during his career!
Jorge Posada
Mickey Mantle

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Ron Santo Do you recognize this player?
Ron Santo
Ronald Santo was a third baseman who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1960 - 1973, and for the White Sox in 1974. He had 1,331 runs batted in, 342 home runs and 2,254 hits in his career.
Mickey Mantle
Mel Ott
Lou Gehrig

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Andy Pettitte Which MLB player do you see here?
Lou Gehrig
Mark Buehrle
Andy Pettitte
Andy Pettitte is a former MLB pitcher who spent most of his career with the New York Yankees. He not only threw left, but he batted left as well.
Edgar Martínez

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Jorge Posada Who is this player at bat?
Jorge Posada
Jorge Posada was an MLB catcher who spent 17 seasons playing with the New York Yankees. During his career, he recorded a .273 batting average and 1,065 runs batted in.
Edgar Martínez
Paul Konerko
Ted Williams

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Mookie Betts Can you recognize this batter?
Ted Williams
Billy Meyer
Mariano Rivera
Mookie Betts
Mookie Betts was drafted by the Red Sox in 2011 and made his debut three years later in 2014. Since then, he has recorded 103 home runs, 367 RBIs and 101 stolen bases!

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Reggie Jackson Hey batter, batter, who is this?
Reggie Jackson
Reggie Jackson played 21 seasons in the MLB as a right fielder. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993 with a record of 2,584 hits and a .262 batting average!
Mariano Rivera
Joe DiMaggio
Ken Griffey Jr.

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Ron Guidry A few more now, who is this?
Ken Griffey Jr.
Billy Meyer
Johnny Bench
Ron Guidry
Did you know that Ron Guidry's nickname was Louisiana Lightning? He was a left-handed pitcher who played his entire 14-year career with the New York Yankees. He batted left too!

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Larry Dierker Which baseball player is seen here?
Johnny Bench
Babe Ruth
Larry Dierker
Lawrence Edward Dierker was a pitcher and manager in the MLB - pitching from 1964 - 1977, and managing from 1997 - 2001. He batted right and threw right as well.
Ivan Rodriguez

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Cal Ripken Jr. Can you name this player?
Ivan Rodriguez
Derek Jeter
Cal Ripken Jr.
"The Iron Man" Cal Ripken Jr. was a shortstop and third baseman in the MLB from 1981 - 2001. He won two Gold Glove Awards during his career, and accumulated a whopping 3,184 hits!
David Ortiz

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Phil Rizzuto Last one now, who is this baseball player?
David Ortiz
Phil Rizzuto
Phil Rizzuto, nicknamed The Scooter, spent his entire 13-year baseball career with the New York Yankees. A Hall of Famer, he ended his career with a .273 batting average and 1,588 hits.
Jim Rice
Luis Gonzalez

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