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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!)

December 6, 2016
Q: Edwin Encarnacion has hit 193 home runs since the beginning of the 2012 season. Who is the only player with more in that span?
A: The Orioles' Chris Davis (197)
December 5, 2016
Q: Matt Holliday finished second in 2007 National League Most Valuable Player voting. Who finished first?
A: Jimmy Rollins, PHI
December 4, 2016
Q: Bud Selig finds out today whether he's been voted into the Hall of Fame. How many Commissioners are already in Cooperstown?
A: 4: Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Happy Chandler, Ford Frick and Bowie Kuhn.
December 3, 2016
Q: Who is the only player to reach 50 doubles and 50 home runs in the same season?
A: Cleveland's Albert Belle (52 2B, 50 HR in 1995)
December 2, 2016
Q: Randy Johnson finished third in the 1994 AL Cy Young Award voting. Who won?
A: The Royals' David Cone
December 1, 2016
Q: Andrew McCutchen ranks fifth in Pirates history with 175 home runs. Which slugger finished his Bucs career with one more homer?
A: Barry Bonds (176 homers in seven seasons in Pittsburgh)
November 30, 2016
Q: In the 1989 All-Star Game, Bo Jackson led off the bottom of the first with a homer. Who followed and went back-to-back?
A: Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs
November 29, 2016
Q: Mariano Rivera's highest Cy Young Award finish was second place. Who won that year?
A: Bartolo Colon, LAA (2005)
November 28, 2016
Q: Which three players are the only trio to win three consecutive RBI titles for the same team?
A: Will Clark, Kevin Mitchell and Matt Williams, SF (1988-90)
November 27, 2016
Q: Which current big league manager was drafted in the same round as Tim Raines in the 1977 MLB Draft?
A: Buck Showalter (5th, Yankees)
November 26, 2016
Q: Born on this date in 1908, which southpaw tossed a complete game in Game 5 of the 1937 World Series to lift the Yankees to a title against the Giants?
A: Lefty Gomez
November 25, 2016
Q: Born today in 1966, this former player smashed a record-tying 4 HRs to go along with 12 RBIs on Sept. 7, 1993
A: Mark Whiten
November 24, 2016
Q: Which Hall of Famer won six Negro League home run titles for the Detroit Stars?
A: Turkey Stearnes
November 23, 2016
Q: Who was the first baseball figure to receive a Medal of Freedom?
A: Former catcher Moe Berg, who was honored in 1945 by Harry S. Truman