The Saturday Baseball Quiz

(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

Which major league player hit just five career home runs over his eight career seasons, yet managed to hit two in one game, one from each side of the plate?

 

LAST WEEK'S QUESTION

Since 1971, when Vida Blue was the last switch-hitter to win the American League MVP Award (details here), six NL switch-hitters have won it. Name them.

 

LAST WEEK'S ANSWER

1973 Pete Rose, Reds
1985 Willie McGee, Cardinals
1991 Terry Pendleton, Braves
1996 Ken Caminiti, Padres
1999 Chipper Jones, Braves
2007 Jimmy Rollins, Phillies

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