College Baseball Trivia
1) This 1964 All-American shortstop was the first of three generations to play at his alma mater. After a 16-year Major League playing career, he was later head coach at his alma mater for six years. Can you name him?
2) This Super Bowl-winning quarterback once appeared in the College World Series as an infielder for his Big Ten school. Who is it?
3) Two-part question:
- A. Name the two players who won a recognized national player of the year award (Golden Spikes, Sporting News Nat'l Player of the Year, Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America, etc.), were named Most Outstanding Player at the College World Series and played for College World Series champion all in the same year.
- B. Three others have won all three of the above in their careers, but not in the same year. Name them.
4) This "dodger" was captain of the 1965 Naval Academy baseball team. Name him.
5) The current MLB manager finished second in the Big 12 in batting in 2003. Can you name him? Hint: He also only struck out nine times in 273 plate appearances, and in his career once reached in 16 consecutive plate appearances.
6) This current SEC head coach was named to the All-Tournament Team in 1980 at the NJCAA World Series. Name him.
7) Can you name the former MLB manager who was a 1977 first-team All-America outfielder at Mississippi State, where he set a school record with a single-season batting average of .459? Hint: In college, he went by the first name of "Nat."
8) This current Big 12 head coach pitched a complete game shutout on March 14, 1989, to fuel Pan American to a 10-0 win over Miami (Ohio) and win No. 1,000 for head coach Al Ogletree. At the time, Ogletree was only the 4th coach in college baseball history with 1,000 wins. Can you name this head coach?
9) This Minnesota Gopher shortstop is the only player to hit for the cycle at the College World Series. He led his team to the CWS title that year and later won three College World Series titles as a head coach. Name him.
10) This 1984 inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame was a baseball letterwinner at Ohio State in 1960 & '61.