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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 16, 2014
Q: On Sept. 23, 1986, what did the ninth Dodgers batter do after Jim Deshaies fanned the first eight?
A: Pinch-hitter Larry See popped out to second base
September 15, 2014
Q: In which visiting ballpark does Derek Jeter have the most hits?
A: Baltimore's Camden Yards (184 hits; Toronto is second, 165)
September 14, 2014
Q: Who are the only four shortstops in Major League history with three straight 20-homer, 20-steal seasons?
A: Ian Desmond, Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins and Alex Rodriguez
September 13, 2014
Q: Who holds the single-season record for home runs by a switch-hitter?
A: Mickey Mantle (54 in 1961)
September 12, 2014
Q: Whose rookie strikeout record did Dwight Gooden break?
A: The Indians' Herb Score (245 K's in 1955)
September 11, 2014
Q: Who is the only other Astro with a 200-hit season?
A: Craig Biggio (210 hits in 1998)
September 10, 2014
Q: Which two AL players share the record for most home runs hit in September?
A: Albert Belle (Indians, 1995) and Babe Ruth (Yankees, 1927) each hit 17
September 9, 2014
Q: Who did the Orioles play in the 1979 ALCS?
A: They beat the Angels, 3 games to 1
September 8, 2014
Q: How many times has Derek Jeter led the American League in hits?
A: Twice (1999 and 2012)
September 7, 2014
Q: Who finished second behind Derek Jeter in 1996 AL Rookie of the Year voting?
A: James Baldwin, White Sox
September 6, 2014
Q: Who won the 1999 American League Most Valuable Player Award?
A: Ivan Rodriguez, TEX
September 5, 2014
Q: Who won the AL batting title in the league's inaugural season in 1901?
A: Nap Lajoie, A's (.426)
September 4, 2014
Q: In the last 100 years, what is the record for RBIs in a game in which the player did not start?
A: 7, by John Mayberry of the Blue Jays (6/26/1978) and Roy Sievers of the White Sox (6/21/61)
September 3, 2014
Q: Before Bryce Harper took Clayton Kershaw deep on Tuesday, who was the last lefty batter to homer off the Dodgers' ace?
A: Jay Bruce (Sept. 8, 2013)