The Saturday Baseball Quiz

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Washington Nationals pitcher Brad Lidge stands on the mound during a baseball game with the the New York Yankees at Nationals Park on Friday, June 15, 2012 in Washington. The Yankees won 7-2. (Alex Brandon/AP)

(We post a baseball trivia question every Saturday, just for fun, as well as a detailed answer, stats, charts and commentary on the previous week's question. Pass along your questions, thoughts and ideas to boopstats@phillynews.com.)

THIS WEEK'S QUESTION

When former Phillies reliever Brad Lidge retired this winter, he was second on the all-time list for strikeouts per nine innings among those with at least 500 innings pitched. Who is first?

Hint: He is also a former Phillie.


LAST WEEK'S QUESTION

Which current Major League ballpark has the largest seating capacity?

 

LAST WEEK'S ANSWER

 Dodger Stadium, one of only three in the majors leagues with a seating capacity over 50,000.

 

 Team  Stadium  Capacity  
 Dodgers  Dodger Stadium  56,000
 Rockies  Coors Field  50,398
 Yankees    Yankee Stadium    50,329

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