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Great Sporcle Quizzes

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  1. http://www.sporcle.com/games/antalope/mlb-basecloggers
  2. http://www.sporcle.com/games/antalope/mlb-basecloggers-2

Most Career Pitching rWAR, 20th Century Pitchers with Career of 12 Years or Less

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  1. Sandy Koufax (54.5)
  2. Joe McGinnity (53.7)
  3. Nap Rucker (41.7)
  4. Brad Radke (41.4)
  5. Addie Joss (40.9)

Watch out for Kuroda's rising FIP (3.78 last year). Last 5 starters that signed with the Yankees and played for an NL team the previous year. (Name, FIP with NL team, FIP with Yankees)

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  1. Javier Vazquez 2.87 to 5.32 (+2.45)
  2. CC Sabathia 1.65 to 3.37 (+1.72)
  3. Kevin Brown 2.39 to 4.09 (+1.70)
  4. Randy Johnson 2.30 to 3.78 (+1.48)
  5. Andy Pettite 4.13 to 3.87 (-0.26)

Guess Player X: (OBP - SLG) Leaders for 2011 (min 450 PAs)

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  1. Player X: 0.015
  2. Jamey Carroll: 0.011
  3. Juan Pierre: 0.002
  4. Jason Bartlett: 0.001
  5. Ben Reverve: 0.001

Top 5 K% Since 1954 (min 400 PA) - C'mom Dunn

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  1. Melvin Nieves - 43.7% (1997)
  2. Adam Dunn - 42.6% (2011)
  3. Mark Reynolds - 42.3% (2010)
  4. Jack Cust - 41.5% (2007)
  5. Jack Cust - 41.0 (2008)

Least Value Accumulated Through Age 30, Hall of Fame Pitchers

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  1. Dazzy Vance (-0.7 WAR)
  2. Hoyt Wilhelm (5.3 WAR)
  3. Jesse Haines (7.8 WAR)
  4. Early Wynn (10.1 WAR)
  5. Red Faber (10.2 WAR)

Least Value Accumulated Through Age 30, Hall of Fame Position Players

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  1. Sam Rice (13.2)
  2. Rick Ferrell (15.8)
  3. Phil Rizzuto (16.5)
  4. Earl Averill (17.0)
  5. Bill Terry (17.6)

League Average OPS by Position

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  1. C 0.695
  2. 2B 0.694
  3. SS 0.691
  4. 3B 0.688

Possible explanations for the 2011 offensive spike so far

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  1. Small sample size.
  2. Early games being played in more hitter-friendly parks.
  3. Quality of pitching hasn't been as good with some key guys on the DL.
  4. Change in batter and/or pitcher approach.
  5. Change in equipment.
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