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Morning Lineup Trivia

Answers to the burning Qs posed by your favorite daily e-mail. Read and learn, baseball fans... (or, pat yourself on the back if you knew the answer!)

September 26, 2017
Q: Who was the lone 20-game winner for the Dodgers in 1974, the last time they won 100 games?
A: Andy Messersmith (20-6)
September 25, 2017
Q: Which pitcher allowed Mark McGwire's 49th HR during the A's first baseman's record-breaking rookie season in 1987?
A: John Farrell, CLE
September 24, 2017
Q: Who were the last father and son before John and Luke Farrell to face off as manager and player in a Major League game?
A: Felipe Alou, SF, and Moises Alou, CHC (2004)
September 23, 2017
Q: Who are the only two players to hit 40 or more home runs in their age-21 seasons or younger?
A: Hall of Famers Eddie Mathews (47 homers in 1953) and Mel Ott (42 homers in 1929)
September 22, 2017
Q: Who was the only Major League team besides the Indians to win 27 out of 28 games?
A: Providence Grays (1884)
September 21, 2017
Q: Which two pitchers hold the record for most seasons with 300 or more strikeouts?
A: Nolan Ryan and Randy Johnson, with 6 each
September 20, 2017
Q: Dating back to 1913, who is the only A's player to homer in six straight games?
A: Hall of Famer Frank Thomas, Sept 5-11, 2006
September 19, 2017
Q: Aaron Judge has 28 homers at home. Who are the only two players to hit 30 in a season at the old Yankee Stadium?
A: Lou Gehrig (30 in 1934) and Roger Maris (30 in 1961)
September 18, 2017
Q: Who was the last Tigers pitcher to throw a no-hitter?
A: Justin Verlander (against Blue Jays on May 7, 2011)
September 17, 2017
Q: Which team has won the most AL Central titles?
A: The Indians (9); the Twins are second (6)
September 16, 2017
Q: Who are the four Yankees managers to win 1,000 games with the franchise?
A: Joe McCarthy (1,460 wins), Joe Torre (1,173), Casey Stengel (1,149), Miller Huggins (1,067)
September 15, 2017
Q: Jose Ramirez is just the third hitter in Indians history to compile at least 50 doubles and 80 extra-base hits in a single season. Who are the other two?
A: Albert Belle (1995) and Tris Speaker (1923)
September 14, 2017
Q: Paul Goldschmidt became the second player with 1,000 hits as a D-back. Who is the other one?
A: Luis Gonzalez (1,337 hits with Arizona)
September 13, 2017
Q: Which team beat the A's to end their winning streak at 20 games in 2002?
A: The Twins, with a 6-0 victory