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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!)

February 20, 2017
Q: Who has the most career hits among players sharing the same last name as a President of the United States?
A: Reggie Jackson (2,584)
February 19, 2017
Q: Who hit Venezuela's first home run in World Baseball Classic play?
A: Miguel Cabrera (3/7/2006)
February 18, 2017
Q: Which pitcher allowed Edwin Encarnacion's first career hit?
A: Andy Pettitte, HOU (7/1/2005)
February 17, 2017
Q: Two teammates homered in their first career at-bats back-to-back in the same game on Aug. 13, 2016. Who were they?
A: The Yankees' Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge
February 16, 2017
Q: Since 1920, which Hall of Famer is the only pitcher to have two 20-win seasons while in his 40s?
A: The Braves' Warren Spahn (21-13 in 1961 and 23-7 in 1963)
February 15, 2017
Q: Which Dodgers pitcher holds the franchise record for most consecutive Opening Day starts?
A: Don Sutton, seven (1972-78)
February 14, 2017
Q: Which two countries are the only ones to win medals in multiple World Baseball Classics?
A: Japan (2 gold, 1 bronze) and South Korea (1 silver, 1 bronze)
February 13, 2017
Q: Which pitcher allowed Anthony Rizzo's first career hit?
A: Livan Hernandez, WSH (6/9/2011)
February 12, 2017
Q: After Fenway Park and Wrigley Field, what is the next oldest MLB ballpark?
A: Dodger Stadium (opened in 1962)
February 11, 2017
Q: What is the Yankees single-season record for home runs by a catcher?
A: 30 (Jorge Posada, 2003, and Yogi Berra, 1952 and '56)
February 10, 2017
Q: Which pitcher served up Bartolo Colon's first career homer during the 2016 season?
A: Padres righty James Shields (at Petco Park on May 7)
February 9, 2017
Q: Which player repeated as World Baseball Classic MVP in 2006 and '09?
A: Daisuke Matsuzaka (Japan)
February 8, 2017
Q: Who was the first African-American pitcher to win 20 games in a season?
A: The Dodgers' Don Newcombe (20-9 in 1951)
February 7, 2017
Q: Which Yankees pitcher known for his high leg kick earned the win in the first live game streamed on MLB.TV?
A: Orlando Hernandez (vs. Rangers on Aug. 26, 2002)