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MLB Baseball by Year, 1990-present

We give you one question about Major League baseball for every year since 1990. Can you answer them all?
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Last updated: November 5, 2019
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Year
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Answer
2019
This Astro sets a record for strikeout rate, fanning 326 batters in just
215 innings pitched.
Gerrit Cole
2018
This Japanese sensation pitches and plays DH for the Angels.
Shohei Ohtani
2017
This Yankee sets a rookie record by hitting 52 home runs.
Aaron Judge
2016
This team wins the World Series for the first time in 108 years.
Chicago Cubs
2015
This Washington Nationals pitcher throws two no-hitters.
Max Scherzer
2014
This Dodgers pitcher, often compared to Sandy Koufax, is named NL MVP.
Clayton Kershaw
2013
This closer, called the greatest of all-time, retires after 19 seasons.
Mariano Rivera
2012
This slugger wins the Triple Crown, the first to do so since 1967.
Miguel Cabrera
2011
This Tiger becomes the first pitcher to win an MVP since 1992.
Justin Verlander
2010
This Cuban defector throws a pitch clocked at 105 mph.
Aroldis Chapman
2009
This heavily-hyped player is drafted #1 by the Washington Nationals.
Stephen Strasburg
2008
This pitcher records his 350th win.
Greg Maddux
2007
This player signs a $275 million dollar contract, the largest ever.
Alex Rodriguez
2006
This Twins pitcher leads the majors in wins, ERA, and strikeouts.
Johan Santana
2005
This team moves to Washington D.C. and becomes the Nationals.
Montreal Expos
2004
This team "Reverses the Curse".
Boston Red Sox
2003
This book about Oakland GM Billy Beane is first published.
Moneyball
2002
This baseball commissioner declares the All-Star game a tie.
Bud Selig
2001
This steroidal super slugger smashes 73 home runs.
Barry Bonds
2000
This team wins its 3rd consecutive World Series.
New York Yankees
1999
This overweight pitcher is traded to the Blue Jays in exchange
for Roger Clemens.
David Wells
1998
This player hits 70 home runs - shattering Roger Maris's record.
Mark McGwire
1997
This player's number (42) is retired for all Major League teams.
Jackie Robinson
1996
This player ties his own record by striking out 20 batters in a single game.
Roger Clemens
1995
This ironman plays his 2131st consecutive game, surpassing Lou Gehrig.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
1994
The World Series is canceled due to this.
Player's Strike
1993
This Blue Jay wins the World Series by hitting a walk-off homer in Game 6.
Joe Carter
1992
This player slides into home, sending the Braves to the World Series.
Sid Bream
1991
This pitcher throws his 7th no-hitter.
Nolan Ryan
1990
In over 70 innings of action, this closer allows only 5 runs and 4 walks.
Dennis Eckersley
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Nov 6, 2019
Great quiz! I miss baseball already...