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Quiz: Name the 11 Players With More Hits Than Derek Jeter

Getty Images Last night Derek Jeter tied Eddie Murray for 12th place on Major League Baseball’s all-time hit list. Can you name the 11 players in baseball history with more hits than the Yankee captain? Take the Quiz: More Hits Than Jeter

4 Cases of All-Star Voter Fraud

When Major League Baseball announced its All-Star rosters, there was the usual brief outburst of indignation about how certain players got left off of the Midsummer Classic squads. As usual, these fierce, ultimately trivial debates lasted for around 36 hours. At least these snubbed players weren’t the victims of voter fraud, though. Although the [...]

Quiz: The 3,000 Hit, One Team Club

On Saturday, just before Derek Jeter got his 3,000th hit, the YES Network broadcast team listed the other ten members of the 3,000 Hit Club whose hits all came with one team. How many of those ten players can you name in three minutes? Two Notes: First, we’re asking for players who played their entire [...]

Friday Happy Hour: Unofficial Graduation Requirements & Bizarre Lies

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. Very casual. On to this week’s topics of discussion… 1. A few years ago, we replaced our old radiators with baseboards. The guy we hired to do the [...]

Bonus Quiz: All-Time Hit Leaders of Teams That Aren’t the Yankees

There’s been a lot of media buzz around Derek Jeter’s quest to dethrone Lou Gehrig as the Yankees’ all-time hit leader. Who knew this record was such a big deal? Do you know any other teams’ all-time hit leaders? I’m not sure SportsCenter will be breaking in when these records fall. Take the Quiz: All-Time [...]