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Baseball Analogies

Fill in the blanks to complete these analogies.
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First submittedSeptember 23, 2013
Last updatedOctober 26, 2013
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Cubs are to Wrigley
Red Sox are to Fenway
Hammerin' is to Hank
Joltin' is to Joe
70 is to McGwire
73 is to Bonds
RBI is to Run Batted In
K is to Strikeout
Brooklyn is to Dodgers
Boston is to Braves
1 is to Leadoff
4 is to Cleanup
Aaron is to Ruth
Rose is to Cobb
Ichiro Suzuki is to Japan
Miguel Cabrera is to
Venezuela
"Moneyball" is to Athletics
"Eight Men Out" is to
White Sox
Silver Slugger is to
Hitting
Gold Glove is to
Fielding
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Schmidt is to Philadelphia
Gwynn is to San Diego
Nolan is to Strikeouts
Rickey is to Stolen Bases
Senators are to Washington
Pilots are to Seattle
Juice is to Ball
Cork is to Bat
Phanatic is to Phillies
Sausages are to Brewers
Cactus League is to
Arizona
Grapefruit League
is to Florida
Unit is to Randy Johnson
Hurt is to Frank Thomas
Curse of the Billy Goat
is to Cubs
Curse of the Bambino
is to Red Sox
Bobby is to Barry
Cecil is to Prince
Called Shot is to Ruth
Limped Around the Bases
is to Gibson
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level 64
Sep 27, 2013
Milwaukee seems as valid for Braves as Boston
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level ∞
Oct 26, 2013
Good point. That will work now.
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level 82
Oct 29, 2013
Great Quiz!
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level 29
May 4, 2014
Hah! I was stuck on the stolen bases one for a minute because i kept typing in henderson
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level 71
May 8, 2014
And I stayed stuck. Easy to forget that Nolan was his first name.
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level 44
Apr 3, 2017
Lynn is actually his first name :).
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level 71
Apr 5, 2017
Three years later and I made the same mistake!
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level 83
May 8, 2014
Smacking myself in the forehead - I'm so used to only typing people's last names on this site, I couldn't fathom the idea that they wanted his first name!
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level 48
May 8, 2014
Same here until I looked at the length of the underscore. It was way too short for Henderson
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level 60
Apr 3, 2017
Same here. Tried "Henderson" 10 times. The tried "Brock" once. Then I gave up. Need to read more closely.
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level 67
Apr 3, 2017
henderson, henderson, henderson, brock, henderson... wait till my angry comment ... henderson... oh.
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level 79
Nov 15, 2018
I did the exact same thing smh.
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level 51
May 8, 2014
19/20 missed Cork But I LOVED the Phillies clues :) GO PHILS!!!
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level 78
May 8, 2014
Yeah, I tried "tar" for bat, a la George Brett
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level 67
Apr 3, 2017
yup, nothing makes a ball go far like tar.
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level 75
Apr 3, 2017
We were thinking alike. I tried pitch.
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level 58
Mar 4, 2019
I missed one---also used "pine tar" for that one.
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level 44
May 8, 2014
Great quiz!
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level 40
May 8, 2014
Technically, Frank Thomas was known as "The Big Hurt", not just Hurt.
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level 78
May 8, 2014
Yes, It only gave "unit" for Randy Johnson, and he is the Big Unit. That's why it only gave "hurt" for Thomas.
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level 49
Mar 23, 2018
and technically so was Randy Johnson, he wasnt the unit..
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level 44
May 8, 2014
jmaddog, you think Randy Johnson was just called the Unit? Pay attention.
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level 77
Sep 9, 2016
I got 6! 0 points :(
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level 79
Apr 3, 2017
Phanatic is to Phillies as Bernie Brewer is to Brewers. I got the sausages thing, but it's not truly an analogy as Bernie Brewer is the official mascot--as is the Phanatic with the Phillies.
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level 49
Mar 23, 2018
lol it was still an easy question lol
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level 74
Apr 4, 2017
Great quiz - can we say "was" for both curses now?
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level 48
Aug 11, 2019
Got em all; great quiz